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- Massachusetts (2007)
- Boston College Law School (2007)
- Temple University (2004)
Awards & Recognition:
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star (2010-2021)
- Peer Review AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest bestowed rating since 2011
- Boston Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Women’s Bar Association
- Women’s Bar Foundation
- International Lawyers Network
Kristine Ann Cummings, Esq.
Kristine Ann Cummings brings nearly 15 years of family law and probate litigation experience to Turco Legal. As a seasoned trial attorney, she manages an extensive caseload of domestic relations matters. These matters include actions for divorce, custody, child support, paternity, modification, contempt, and guardianship, as well as fiduciary litigation of trust and estate matters. Attorney Cummings also regularly handles cases involving the relocation of children out of the Commonwealth and grandparent visitation actions.
AACFL-Accredited Certified Financial Litigator
Attorney Cummings is a Certified Financial Litigator (“CFL”), having obtained her accreditation from the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators (“AACFL”). CFL designation requires vigorous, specialized training in the financial aspects of litigation, such as business and asset valuation, compensation, taxation, and investments. CFL designation further requires the successful passing of a CFL exam upon training completion.
Given her advanced training, Attorney Cummings is particularly skilled in managing cases involving nuanced and complex financial matters. In fact, Attorney Cummings has a proven track record of using her robust financial knowledge to efficiently and astutely negotiate the best financial outcomes for her clients.
A Leader in the Legal Community
Attorney Cummings is not only a zealous advocate for her clients, but also a strong leader in the legal community. She is actively involved in various bar associations, such as the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association, and has held leadership roles in these organizations as well. She regularly serves as a lecturer and panelist for legal education programs like those organized by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
Attorney Cummings is also active with her alma mater, Boston College Law School, regularly mentoring first-year law students. Finally, Attorney Cummings has served as an advocacy judge for the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division Negotiation Competition.
A Passion for Pro Bono Work and Volunteerism
Attorney Cummings’ steadfast commitment to service goes beyond the legal community. In fact, she has provided countless hours of pro bono legal assistance to those who could not afford to hire an attorney. Specifically, Attorney Cummings has represented victims of domestic violence through her work with the Women’s Bar Foundation. She has also provided legal assistance to litigants through the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association.
Attorney Cummings’ passion for volunteerism further extends to the community in which she lives. A Boston resident, she is a member of the Junior League of Boston and the Beacon Hill Civic Association. Attorney Cummings also serves on the Outreach Commission of St. Ignatius Parish. Additionally, as an avid sailor, she volunteers her time at Community Boating, Inc.
Since 2010, Attorney Cummings has been recognized annually by Boston Magazine as a “Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star” in the area of family law. She has maintained an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory since 2011 and is rated 10.0 on Avvo.