Karen J. Levitt

Karen Levitt Family Law AttorneyAttorney KAREN J. LEVITT is the founder and principal of the Levitt Law Group,LLC Chelmsford, MA, one of the leading family law firms in the Merrimack Valley. She practices in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Attorney Levitt concentrates in family law of all kinds. Attorney Levitt’s practice areas include divorce, post-divorce, paternity, alimony and child support, parenting plans, pension and retirement division, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, division of family businesses in divorce, complex financial issues in divorce, same sex couples, and a host of other family law related issues.

Attorney Karen J. Levitt believes reasoned and informed negotiation whether in or out of court, is the best way for families to move from conflict to resolution. Attorney Levitt is not only an experienced litigator, and has extensive training and experience in dispute resolution including mediation, collaborative law, arbitration, settlement counsel, and conciliation. Attorney Levitt also serves as a guardian ad litem, and has been certified as a mediator by the only certifying organization in the state (MCFM). Attorney Levit particularly enjoys using her broad background in family law and wide range of skills to help clients avoid the time, cost and destructive nature of trial and focus instead on constructive settlement.

best lawyer karen levittIn addition to her law practice, Attorney Karen J. Levitt is a nationally known writer and speaker on divorce  and family law. In 2016, Attorney Levitt was honored by the Massachusetts Bar Association and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in receiving the Excellence in the Law: ADR award. She has served on the Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution, is one of the founders, former board member and Past President of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, and is a former board member of both the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Attorney Levitt is a past President of the Greater Lowell Bar Association, and has participated in many capacities on numerous other professional boards, committees and organizations.

Professional Memberships

  • The Massachusetts Bar Association
  • The American Bar Association
  • The New Hampshire Bar Association
  • The Greater Lowell Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council
  • New Hampshire Collaborative Law Alliance
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation


Attorney Karen J. Levitt is a graduate of Boston University School of Law.

Attorney Levitt also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Rochester, graduating with honors. She also attended the University of Birmingham, England for a year as part of her undergraduate education.


A native of New Jersey (although she likes to think of herself as a New England native as she has lived here longer than anywhere else!), in her free time Attorney Karen J.
Levitt enjoys reading, bicycling, boating and kayaking, walking, travel, bird watching, and has a host of other interests that always keep her busy. Attorney Levitt’s
membership in various organizations has also led her to numerous charitable endeavors, which she enjoys. Attorney Levitt’s family is of course always a priority –
practicing family law has given her the greatest appreciation of how important families are even when in conflict.

Contact Karen J. Levitt

Attorney Levitt can be reached at klevitt@LevittLawGroup.com.

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