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Barbra Ilene Black

Barbra Ilene Black

  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Massachusetts, New Hampshire
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Barbra I. Black has been practicing law for over twenty five years and is a founding member and the managing partner of Black, Vitelli & Pennock, LLC. Attorney Black was a former partner at the Boston, MA law firm of Burns & Levinson, LLP, where she practiced for over eight years in the firm's Divorce and Family Law group. Prior to that, she was a solo practitioner for several years, focusing her practice in the area of domestic relations litigation.

Attorney Black concentrates her practice in the areas of divorce & family law in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Attorney Black has extensive litigation and trial experience and handles a variety of family law cases involving complex and diverse issues. Attorney Black's divorce & family law practice includes, but is not limited to, prenuptial & postnuptial agreements, joint petitions for divorce, contested divorce actions, same sex divorce actions, custody and or child support cases and modification and contempt cases. Ms. Black is a member of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar Associations and the Massachusetts Family and Probate Inns of Court. She is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School and Brandeis University. Attorney Black has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" as published in Boston Magazine for the past two years.
Areas of Practice

Divorce and Family Law

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1992

U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1995

New Hampshire, 2010


Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts

J.D. (Cum Laude) - 1992

Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

B.A. (Cum Laude) - 1988

Published Works

Division of Inherited and Gifted Assets in the Context of Divorce, Focus (A Burns & Levinson LLP newsletter), 2002


Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Free Consultation
    We offer a complimentary 30 minute telephone conference.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept MC, Visa and Discover.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Hampshire
Professional Experience
Burns & Levinson LLP
Burns & Levinson LLP
Suffolk University
Honors: Cum Laude
Brandeis University
B.A. (1988)
2017 – Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2016 – Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2015 – Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2014 – Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Massachusetts Family and Probate Inns of Court
National Association of Legal Administrators
- Current
Associate of Legal Administrators Boston
- Current
New Hampshire Bar Association
- Current
Massachusetts State Bar
- Current
Articles & Publications
The Massachusetts Divorce Law Manual, co-author of Chapter 8
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE)
The Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual, co-author of Chapter 8
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE)
Division of Inherited and Gifted Assets in the Context of Divorce, Focus
A Burns & Levinson LLP newsletter
Speaking Engagements
Divorce, How to Try a Divorce Case
Pre trial conferences in divorce, Judge Edward Ginsburg-family law class
Divorce and family law, MCLE seminars (various)
Effective use of 3rd party witnesses & modifications of support, Child Custody and Support
Websites & Blogs
Woburn Divorce Lawyer | Massachusetts Family Law Attorney
Social Media
Contact & Map
Woburn Massachusetts Location
18 Commerce Way
Suite 1650
Woburn, MA 01801
Telephone: (781) 569-5840
Fax: (781) 569-5841
Nashua NH Location
61 Spit Brook Road
Suite 407
Nashua, NH 03060
Telephone: (603) 681-9126
Fax: (781) 569-5841