Gail Otis

Helping people to turn conflict into options.
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Gail P. Otis has represented individuals in family law matters, including divorce, modification, child support, alimony, asset and debt division, child custody, removal of children from the Commonwealth, contempt actions, and paternity, for over 17 years. In addition, she has been appointed Guardian ad litem in over 65 cases including family law and elder matters. She is licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Since 2014, she has been focusing on helping parties to resolve their disputes through mediation, which typically results in a better outcome for the parties and family. In addition to her law practice, Attorney Otis has worked for a number of years donating her time and efforts working with local animal shelters to reduce the unwanted pet population, and has fostered animals in need of care and socialization. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Quincy Animal Shelter. She is an avid sailor and motorcyclist.

Education
Northeastern University School of Law
J.D.
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University of Massachusetts - Boston
B.A. / Women's Studies
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Honors: Summa cum laude
Johns Hopkins University
liberal arts
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Professional Experience
Owner and Principal
Meeting of the Minds Mediation LLC
- Current
Helping people turn conflict into options.
Owner and Principal
Otis & Associates, P.C.
- Current
Owner
Law Office of Gail P. Otis, LLC
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Associate Attorney
White Inker
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Chief Law Clerk, all divisions
Massachusetts Probate & Family Court
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Judicial Law Clerk
Massachusetts Probate & Family Court
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Judicial law clerk to Justices of the Massachusetts Probate & Family Court.
Awards
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Martindale-Hubbel
Attorney Otis has received the highest peer and client ratings that can be achieved through Martindale Hubbell's rating systems used by clients to select lawyers with the highest ethical standards, professional abilities, client responsiveness, value to clients, communication ability and service quality.
Rising Star
Supeer Lawyers
Professional Associations
mediator
Mediate.com
- Current
attorney mediator
Mass. Council on Family Mediation
- Current
member
Academy of Professional Mediators
- Current
attorney member
American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
- Current
Attorney panelist
MCLE
- Current
Activities: In 2011, Attorney Otis participated as a speaker regarding business valuations at the MCLE Divorce Finance Summit.
member
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
- Current
attorney
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem
- Current
Member
Massachusetts State Bar
- Current
Member
Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers
- Current
Activities: Attorney member; prior member, Board of Directors
attorney member
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediation
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Website
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Meeting of the Minds Mediation LLC
160 Old Derby Street
Suite 452
Hingham, MA 02043
USA
Telephone: (781) 749-6073
Otis & Associates, P.C.
160 Old Derby Street
Suite 452
Hingham, MA 02043
USA
Telephone: (781) 749-6073