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Doris F. Tennant
Tennant Lubell LLC

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Suite 500
288 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02460
(617) 969-9610
Fax: (617) 969-9611

Description of Practice

Doris Tennant is an attorney and mediator of divorce, separation, post-divorce, business, and workplace disputes. Doris is a mediator certified by the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. She provides mediation services for divorcing parties who prefer this alternative dispute option. In addition to divorce, mediation can also be effective in facilitating the resolution of business, workplace, and family disputes — for example, to resolve leadership succession in family business, employment discrimination cases, and estate settlements.

Professional Background

Doris Tennant has been an attorney for thirty years and a mediator for twenty-five years. She practiced civil litigation and business bankruptcy in large law firms prior to her current Collaborative family law and mediation practice. She is a graduate of Emory University, Harvard School of Education, and Boston College Law School. Prior to her law career, she taught at Marlboro College in Vermont.


Doris Tennant has been a mediator for twenty-five years and has mediated over 200 cases. She is certified as a family mediator by the MA Council on Family Mediation. Doris has been a Collaborative Family Law attorney for eighteen years. She has served as Collaborative counsel in well over 100 cases. She is a member of the MA Collaborative Law Council:


BA, cum laude, Emory University MAT, Emory University CAS, Harvard Graduate School of Education JC, cum laude, Boston College Law School


Doris works as a neutral in helping parties negotiate for themselves as they explore options for an equitable settlement. She is actively engaged in problem solving as she assists parties in shaping an agreement that is uniquely suited to their needs and circumstances.


Please email Doris at for information on her hourly rate. Or call her at 617-969-9610.

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Community
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Postal Service
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Facilitator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Arbitrator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.