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Janet Elizabeth Dutcher

Kazarosian Law Offices
  • Divorce, Employment Law, Family Law
  • Massachusetts
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Biography

Attorney Janet E. Dutcher is a Senior Associate and has been practicing with Kazarosian Law Offices since 1988. She graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute in NY with a Bachelors of Science in 1982 and received her Juris Doctorate from Whittier College of Law in California in 1985. Her practice areas include civil litigation, discrimination, divorce and family law, employment law and personal injury. In addition to practicing in Massachusetts, Attorney Dutcher is also admitted to the California and New Hampshire Bars and has extensive trial and litigation experience in Superior, Probate and District Courts. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Essex County Bar Association.

In 1999, Attorney Dutcher, along with Attorney Marsha Kazarosian, successfully sued the Haverhill Golf and Country Club for gender discrimination. This was the first case of its kind to go to trial in the country, winning a multi-million dollar verdict. As a result of much post-trial litigation and appeals that reached the highest court in the Commonwealth, their victory in Borne, et al. v. Haverhill Golf and Country Club, Inc. became a landmark case in the nation for gender discrimination in a country club/membership based setting.

Education
Whittier Law School
J.D. (1985)
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S. (1982)
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Professional Experience
Senior Associate
Kazarosian Law Offices
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McCormick & Epstein
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Professional Associations
Board of Governors
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United States Bankruptcy Court
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Joint Bar Committee
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New Hampshire Bar Association
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New Hampshire State Bar
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Massachusetts Bar Association
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Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
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Essex County Bar Association
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Haverhill Bar Association
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Massachusetts State Bar
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California State Bar
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United States District Court
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United States Bankruptcy Court
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American Bar Association
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American Association for Justice
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Boston Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Discrimination Law
  • Personal Injury
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
546 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
Telephone: (978) 372-7758