Erin Fitch Nielson
Family law attorney Erin Nielson focuses her practice in the areas of divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, alimony, and guardianships and conservatorships.
After law school, Attorney Nielson was honored to serve as Judicial Law Clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court, which allowed her to hone her legal research and writing skills. Attorney Nielson practiced for several years in small firms focused on family law and civil litigation prior to opening her own firm.
Erin is a trained divorce mediator and Guardian ad Litem, and she devoted six years to representing Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) involved families through the Committee for Public Counsel Services Children and Family Law program.
Attorney Nielson practices in all areas of family law, including divorce litigation, child support disputes, paternity actions, adoptions, guardianships of minors, modifications and contempts, prenuptial agreements (prenups) and postnuptial agreements, and is experienced in child custody cases involving shared custody, joint custody and allegations of substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and parental alienation. Erin also handles guardianships and conservatorships of children and adults.
Prior to attending law school, Attorney Nielson worked in the field of refugee resettlement, overseeing a staff of social workers providing services to refugee families from around the world. In addition to her J.D., Attorney Nielson holds a Master’s Degree in Intercultural Management and Sustainable Development from the School for International Training. Erin’s background in social services has proven beneficial across a range of issues related to her divorce and family law practice.
A strong client advocate, Erin also possesses the sensitivity to guide her clients with compassion through troubling times and the most complex and sensitive divorce and family law matters.
- Family Law
- Northeastern University, J.D.
- School for International Training, M.S.
- Rollins College, B.A.
- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts