Attorney Profile

Meredith Makin

Meredith H. Makin

Divorce and Family Law Attorney North Shore | Boston | Newburyport

Meredith H. Makin dedicates her practice to assisting clients with various domestic relations and family law issues.  Prior to founding the Law Office of Meredith H. Makin, P.C., Meredith spent several years practicing at a boutique family law firm in the Metro-Boston area representing clients in complex cases in the Probate and Family Courts throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In 2012 Attorney Makin received the Super Lawyers Rising Star award for her advocacy skills, as nominated by her peers.  The Rising Star honor is given to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys throughout the state of Massachusetts.  Meredith was also recognized as an Outstanding Young Lawyer in the Top Women Attorneys section as published in Boston Magazine in 2013.

Attorney Makin is a 2006 Dean’s List graduate of Suffolk University Law School.  While at Suffolk Law, Meredith was also employed within the Juvenile and the Probate and Family Courts of Worcester County. 

Meredith graduated cum laude from Elmira College in Elmira, New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2003 where she interned with the Chemung County District Attorney’s Office.  Meredith was a member of the Dean’s List, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Phi Sigma (criminal justice honor society), a Benjamin Honor Scholar and received the Academic Honor Award.

Meredith is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and provides representation in the Probate and Family Courts of Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Worcester County.

Attorney Makin is also a trained mediator and is certified to provide Limited Assistance Representation.


Admitted to Practice:
Massachusetts, 2006

Suffolk University Law School, J.D.

  • 2006
  • Dean’s List

Elmira College, B.S.

  • 2003
  • Cum Laude

Professional Memberships:

  • Greater Newburyport Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation
  • Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, Inc.
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Middlesex County Bar Association

Honors and Awards:

  • 2012 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2013 Top Women Attorneys: Massachusetts’ Outstanding Young Lawyer

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