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Madeline M. Celletti Top

Position: Associate. Born: Somerville, Massachusetts. Practice Areas: Divorce Law; Family Law; Child Custody; Tort Practice. Admitted: 1985, Massachusetts, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit. Law SchoolNortheastern University (J.D., 1984 ). College: University of Massachusetts (B.A., with high honors, 1981). Author: "Contractual Waiver and Limitations in Antenuptial Agreements," National Association of Women Lawyers Journal, Vol. 70, No. 2, Winter, 1984. "Taking the Fifth in a Divorce Trial," Family Advocate, Vol. 10, No. 1, Summer, 1987. Co-author: "Interspousal Tort Immunity (Acrimony & Criminal Complaint=Civil Action)," National Association of Women Lawyers Journal, Vol. 72, No. 1, Fall, 1985. Member: Massachusetts Bar Association and American Bar Association (Member, Section of Family Law, 1981- ). National Association of Women Lawyers (Northeast Regional Director, 1986-1987). American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation. Foreign Languages: Italian.

Stanley M. Cohen Top

Position: Of Counsel. Born: Boston, Massachusetts,; admitted to bar, 1969, Massachusetts; 1970, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1966); Boston College (J.D., 1969). Member: Massachusetts Bar Association. Practice Areas: Family Law; Real Estate; Personal Injury & Litigation.

Wendy O. HIckey Top

Position: Associate. Born: Hartford, Connecticut. Practice Area: Family Law.

Wendy is a graduate of Suffolk University School of Law (2003 cum laude), Suffolk University (1998 cum laude) and Fisher College (1994).  She has been working at Nissenbaum Law Offices since 1994 first as a paralegal and, since 2003, as an associate handling all aspects of family law cases. Wendy is admitted to practice in Massachusetts (2003), the U.S. District Court (Massachusetts 2004), the U.S. Court of Appeals (1st Circuit 2007), and the U.S. Supreme Court (2011).

Wendy is active in the Boston Bar Association (Member of the Family Law Section Steering Committee and Co-Chair of the Family Law Section Newsletter Committee) and is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association , American Bar Association, and the IAML ( International Acadamy of Matrimonial Lawyers) .  She has lectured on panels at the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association on various family law topics are frequently contributes to the Boston Law Journal.

Wendy co-authored an article What You Need To Know About Vaughan Affidavits” which was published in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, October 27, 2006 and regularly writes on various family law topics for the Boston Bar Association Family Law Section Newsletter. She was selected to Massachusetts Super Lawyers appearing in November 2013 issue of Boston Magazine for Family Law. No more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Wendy was also named a Rising Star by Boston Magazine’s publication of Super Lawyers in 2011-2012 and been recognized in 2013-2014. No more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.