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Kristi A. Bodin

Kristi A. Bodin

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  • Business Law, Municipal Law
  • Massachusetts
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Biography

I am semi-retired as of January 2024 and am accepting new matters on a limited basis.

I bring more than twenty-five years of legal expertise to my clients. I truly love helping clients contribute to the growth and vitality of the Western Massachusetts region. I have successfully guided dozens of small business clients through entity formation, stock and asset purchases and sales, commercial leasing, liquor licensing, and related transactions. I also work with businesses and individuals on matters including state and local regulations and code enforcement. I am skilled in strategic analysis, business planning, and management.

Before I was a lawyer, I worked for ten years in materials management and production control for companies whose products included metal cutting tools, time recording and building management systems, consumer health products, and wire manufacturing. Now, my law practice focuses on small business law, liquor licensing, special permits, zoning, and land use. In addition, I have served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and assistant Town Counsel for several communities. I have served on the Boards of Directors of the Franklin County Community Development Corporation and the Greenfield Community College Foundation. I am a representative Town Meeting member in Montague, Massachusetts, and an active member of the Amherst Rotary Club. I received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1980, and a Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law in 1994. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, crafts, watercolor, and egg tempera painting, and long walks with my black lab, Marty.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions
Municipal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Liquor licensing, Special Permits, Small business formation and advising
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    One half hour iniital consultation at no charge, in order to discuss your matter and see whether I can help you.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I try to establish a flat rate or capped fee structure whenever possible, so that you are able to see how much your matter will cost you at each stage.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Western New England University School of Law
J.D. (1994) | Law
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Worked full time days as a paralegal and attended law school at night.
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University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.A. (1980) | Liberal Arts - Communication Studies
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Greenfield Community College
A.A. (1978) | Lliberal Arts
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Honors: Dean's List
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Professional Associations
Massachusetts State Bar
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
Kristi A. Bodin, Esq. Office
Montague, MA, USA
Telephone: (413) 863-2858
Cell: (413) 695-9848
Monday: 11 AM - 7 PM (Today)
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Hours by appointment only.
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