Friday, April 18, 2014

Erin Whelan Pennock Named Partner to Woburn Massachusetts Family Law Firm

The Law Office of Black & Vitelli Is Pleased to Announce Attorney Erin Whelan Pennock Has Been Named a Partner In The Firm and that the firm name has changed to Black, Vitelli & Pennock, LLC.
Erin Whelan Pennock originally joined Black & Vitelli as an Of Counsel attorney in August, 2011. Prior to joining Black, Vitelli & Pennock, she worked as an Associate with Lovenberg & Associates, a Boston firm where she originally focused her practice in the areas of family law and civil litigation

Attorney Pennock continues to focus her practice primarily in the areas of family law, specifically divorce and post-divorce matters involving child custody, visitation, child support, retirement division and alimony in addition to handling probate matters such as guardianships, conservatorships and probate disputes.  She is committed to helping her clients first explore alternatives to litigation through collaborative methods and mediation and is also a certified Mediator and Collaborative Law Attorney.  In 2013, she was also recognized in Boston Magazine as a “Super Lawyers Rising Star” in the area of Family Law. 

Attorney Pennock is an active member with the Women's Bar Association and Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation (MCFM) where she serves on the Community and Outreach Committee.  She is also a volunteer with the Volunteer Lawyers Project providing pro-bono legal services to the elderly and assisting victims of domestic violence and volunteers her services as a conciliator for the Middlesex Bar Association Conciliation program.

Areas of Practice

Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Child Support,

Visitation, Paternity)

Probate Matters (Guardianships and Conservatorships)

Probate Litigation (Will Contests, Probate Litigation)


Collaborative Law

Certified Rule 8 Mediator

Massachusetts Notary Public

Limited Assistance Representation

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 2007

U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2008


New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts

J.D. - 2007

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

B.A. - 2002

Major: English

Major: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council

Massachusetts Bar Association

Middlesex County Bar Association

Women's Bar Association

Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteer Attorney with the Women's Bar Association Elder Law Project

Volunteer Attorney with Volunteer Lawyers Project assisting victims of Domestic Abuse

Volunteer Conciliator through Middlesex County Bar Association

Volunteer Conciliator with the SERV program

Contact Information:

Erin Whelan Pennock, ESQ.
444 Washington Street, Suite 210
Woburn, MA. 01801
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