Amy H. Martell attended Wesleyan University and Lesley University as an undergraduate, obtained her master’s degree in music therapy from New York University, and earned her J.D. as an Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar from Boston University School of Law. She brings a rich history of experience to her legal practice, including two years of service as a judicial law clerk to the Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts, of counsel work for Jennifer DiGregorio and Associates, a prior career as a music teacher and music therapist, and a tenure as bartender at No. 9 Park, one of Boston’s finest restaurants. Amy is trained as a collaborative attorney and mediator and is deeply committed to helping clients resolve their family law disputes mindfully, creatively, and with minimal court involvement. She also brings personal experience to her family formation work; both of her children were conceived through ART with a known donor, and she celebrates opportunities to help other families create their unique domestic constellations. Amy is a member of the Massachusetts and Plymouth Bar associations, the Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Bar Association, the Massachusetts Council of Family Mediators, and she has served as a board member of both the Massachusetts Council of Family members and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council and presently serves on the board of trustees of Inly Montessori School in Scituate. She has served as part of the training panel for the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council since 2014, authored the chapter on Alternative Dispute Resolution for the LexisNexis Massachusetts Family Law Practice Manual, and has presented at numerous conferences around the country on issues related to dispute resolution. In 2017 and 2018 she was named a “Rising Star” in the Massachusetts edition of SuperLawyers. She is an avid local food enthusiast, a dedicated zen student and a lazy musician. She lives with her wife, their two children and a gaggle of egg-laying chickens.