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William Levine

William Levine

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MWI Divorce Mediation Training – Trainer: William Levine

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William Levine is a principal with Levine Dispute Resolution Center LCC (LDRC) in Westwood and Northampton, MA, where he provides services as a mediator, conciliator, arbitrator and special master. For the 27 years before LDRC, he served as a partner in a premier family law “boutique” law firm, long known as Lee & Levine LLP. He handled then, and handles now, financially and emotionally complex divorce, custody and other family related cases. He writes articles and blogs regularly, has taught many law school and continuing legal education classes on the topics of mediation and arbitration and he has co-written continuing legal education book chapters. Bill is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a founding fellow and Advanced Mediator of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, a member and Certified Mediator of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and the Massachusetts Probate and Family Inns of Court. He has achieved recognitions including:  AAML- MA President’s Award; Best Lawyers In America-Lawyer of the Year in Family Mediation 2015; Boston Magazine “Best Lawyers”; Worth Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in the U.S. (personal services) and Super Lawyers (Massachusetts and New England).


Focus Areas

  • Mediation, arbitration, and other neutral services in family law, probate, elder, small business and other matters.

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • AAML- MA President’s Award and consistent naming (since the mid-1990’s) to Best Lawyers In America (BLA)
  • Boston Magazine’s “Best Lawyers”; Worth Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in the U.S. (personal services)
  • Super Lawyers (Massachusetts and New England)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation (MCFM)
  • Massachusetts Probate and Family Inns of Court.

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Attended and taught many law school and continuing legal education classes (including mediation and arbitration).
  • Wrote and co-wrote articles and continuing legal education book chapters; and involved in organizational work.

Background and Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., Law, 1975 – 1978
  • Northwestern University, B.A., History, 1970 – 1974
  • Scarsdale High School, 1966 – 1970

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