ELISABETH PELLETIER JONES joined Witmer, Karp & Warner LLP in 1994, subsequently Witmer, Karp, Warner & Ryan LLP, the predecessor firm to Warner, Federico & Ryan LLP. She concentrates her practice primarily in domestic relations cases, but also has assisted in probate matters. Elisabeth’s practice involves a broad range of domestic relations cases, from simple uncontested matters to highly contested, multi-day trial matters. As the senior associate in the firm, Elisabeth frequently works in high net worth divorce actions and those involving complex financial matters. She represents clients at all stages of domestic relations matters, including pre- and post-marital agreements, contested and uncontested divorces, child custody disputes, modifications and contempts. While her goal is to resolve matters out of court, including alternative dispute resolution, Elisabeth is highly experienced in motion practice and trial matters.
Shortly after joining Witmer, Karp & Warner, LLP, Elisabeth authored an article for the National Business Institute entitled, “Guardians Ad Litem and Attorneys for the Child.” She has participated in the Lawyer for the Day program in the Middlesex and Norfolk County Probate and Family Courts, and has extensive experience in the Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester and Bristol County Probate and Family Courts. Elisabeth is a member of the Massachusetts Family and Probate American Inn of Court, the Massachusetts Bar Association (Family Law Section) Boston Bar Association (Family law Section) and American Bar Association (Family Law Section).
Elisabeth is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs (B.S., 1987) and Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles (J.D., 1994). As a law student, she received the Exceptional Achievement Award in Family Law and was President of the Family Law Society. She also served as a judicial intern in the Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Court and an intern with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Bureau of Family Support.