Attorney Profiles

Find out more about the firm’s lawyers by reviewing their personal bios:
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Partners

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Douglas R. Lovenberg, Partner

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Doug Lovenberg

Phone: (617) 973-9950 Email: Douglas R. Lovenberg
Bio

 
Attorney Douglas R. Lovenberg concentrates his practice in various types of litigation and family law. He maintains a diverse caseload which includes: general civil and criminal matters, personal injury, automobile accidents; medical malpractice, product liability, divorce and custody proceedings, appellate law, discrimination suits, professional licensure hearings, landlord-tenant disputes; torts, airline accidents and disasters, commercial litigation; collections; real estate; wills and probate; trusts and estates; corporate and business law.

Practice areas

  • Appellate law
  • Discrimination suits
  • Professional licensure hearings
  • Torts
  • Real estate
  • Wills, trusts and probate

Admissions

  • 1996, Massachusetts
  • 1997, U.S. District Court
  • 2004, District of Massachusetts
  • Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Education

  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1992
  • New England School of Law, J.D., 1996

Professional associations and memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

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Douglas R. Hyne, Partner

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Phone: (617) 973-9950 Email: Douglas R. Hyne
Bio

 
Attorney Douglas R. Hyne concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation and family law, but maintains a diverse caseload including general civil and criminal matters, divorce and custody proceedings, appellate law, discrimination suits, professional licensure hearings, and landlord-tenant disputes. He has had the pleasure of conducting numerous trials throughout the Commonwealth and has argued before the Massachusetts Court of Appeals on several occasions.

 

Attorney Hyne is a member the faculty of New England Law | Boston (formerly New England School of Law), where he teaches legal research and writing.

Practice areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal defense
  • Discrimination
  • Personal injury/ Wrongful death
  • Divorce
  • Appellate law
  • Landlord-tenant disputes

Admission

  • 2003, Massachusetts
  • 2002, Maryland
  • 2004, U.S. District Court

Education

  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1997
  • New England School of Law, J.D., 2002

Professional associations and memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association (inactive)
  • Admitted in practice U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

Publications

“Examining the Legal Challenges to the Restriction of Computer Access as a Term of Probation or Supervised Release”, 28 New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement (2002)

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W. Chris Kneeshaw, Associate

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Phone: (617) 973-9950 Email: W. Chris Kneeshaw
Bio

 
Attorney Kneeshaw is a trial attorney with litigation experience in a variety of general civil litigation matters, including family law, contract disputes, personal injury, small business litigation, and landlord/tenant disputes. In addition, Attorney Kneeshaw’s practice also includes providing counsel and representation to clients charged in criminal matters.

Practice areas

  • Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Domestic Relations
  • Personal injury/ wrongful death

Admissions

  • 2007, Massachusetts Bar

Education

  • West Chester University, B.A., 2003
  • New England Law Boston, J.D., 2007

Professional associations and memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • National Lawyers Guild

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Melissa J. Polland, Associate

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Phone: (617) 973-9950 Email: Melissa J. Polland
Bio

 
Attorney Polland serves clients throughout Eastern Massachusetts with all types of civil state litigation. Attorney Polland prides herself on providing conscientious service, responding quickly to her clients, listening carefully to their needs and goals, and working towards the best possible legal result.

Practice areas

Attorney Polland concentrates her practice in the areas of civil litigation, including unfair and deceptive business and consumer practices, personal injury pedestrian, auto and motorcycle accident claims, premises liability accident claims, wrongful convictions and medical malpractice.

Education

  • University of Florida, B.A., 2006
  • New England School of Law, J.D., 2009

Professional associations and memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

Serving Boston area clients with the personal attention they deserve

Lovenberg & Associates, P.C. serves clients throughout the state of Massachusetts from offices in Boston. If you need help getting compensation for an injury or have a sensitive family matter, estate challenge or any other issue that requires legal advice and advocacy, call 617‑973‑9950 or contact us online today for a free consultation.

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