robert kates

In Fond Memory of Robert J. Kates
1941 - 2013

It is with profound sadness that I mourn the loss of my mentor and partner Bob Kates. In 1987, Bob took a chance on me as a raw, unskilled and inexperienced lawyer. With his patience, red pen, fanatical attention to detail and a willingness to accept nothing but the finest work product I was capable of producing, Bob transformed me into a serviceable lawyer. My education continued for the next 26 years. I was blessed to have such an expert craftsman in the arts of negotiating, drafting and litigating guide my way. Bob’s well-earned reputation as a skilled, ethical lawyer garnered him a level of respect enjoyed by few. Bob set a standard of honor, excellence and civility I will aspire to as long as I practice. - Peter M. Barlow

Child Support Guidelines Taskforce
29 Dec 2020

Attorney Amanda Vanderhorst has been appointed by Chief Justice Paula M. Carey of the Trial Court to serve as a member of the Child Support Guide [ ... ]

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Best Buddies Annual Event
07 Jan 2020

On December 9th, Best Buddies held their annual Evening of Opportunity at the State Room in Boston. The evening was a fun-filled reception featur [ ... ]

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Trying Divorce Cases
14 Nov 2019

Attorney Amanda Vanderhorst recently served on the faculty for the MCLE seminar, “Trying Divorce Cases”.Structured as a mock trial, attendees [ ... ]

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