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Kristin Sherman, Esq.
With nearly 20 years of legal experience, Attorney Kristin Sherman is a seasoned family law and divorce lawyer, and an exceptional advocate for her clients. Attorney Sherman has successfully represented countless clients in a broad range of domestic relations matters. Her areas of expertise include divorce, alimony, division of marital assets, as well as child custody and support, and parenting time matters. Attorney Sherman also has extensive experience in managing modification and contempt cases.
Exceptional Experience with Complex Child Custody and Parenting Issues
Prior to joining Turco Legal, Attorney Sherman served on the Children and Family Law Trial Panel of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (“CPCS”). In this role, she represented parties in complex custody issues. Attorney Sherman’s cases involved abuse and neglect, as well as child abandonment.
Challenging circumstances involving children often emerge in divorce and custody cases. Because of her experience managing difficult child-related matters, Attorney Sherman has an exceptional ability to resolve the most complex cases involving children. She is well-equipped to represent clients in custody battles, as well as in matters involving parenting time.
In addition to her child custody work, Attorney Sherman has also served as a bar advocate for CPCS’ Delinquency and District Court Trial Panel.
Effective Divorce and Family Law Mediator
Attorney Sherman is not only a zealous litigator, she is also Turco Legal’s lead divorce and family law mediator. Attorney Sherman accordingly has undergone intensive mediator training. Her training has incorporated wide-ranging topics — from child development and post-divorce parenting, to resolving high conflict matters. As a result, she is able to lead efficient and effective mediation sessions for parties seeking to conclude their divorce or family law matter without the cost or obtrusiveness of litigation. She has repeatedly proven herself to be a creative problem-solver, capable of assisting parties in reaching agreements in order to resolve their divorce and family law matters.
Active in the Newburyport Community
In addition to her passion for the practice of law, Attorney Sherman also believes in the importance of giving back to the community. To that end, she has served on the building commission of the Emma Andrews Public Library in Newburyport. She has also volunteered in various roles with the Newburyport Public Schools.