Helen G. Litsas
Attorney Litsas brings a broad range of experience that spans a diversity
of practice areas from both the private and public sectors. Attorney Litsas'
general practice includes litigation before both the trial and appellate
courts as well as before state and federal administrative agencies.
Prior to opening her own practice, Attorney Litsas served as a
Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Boston. In that
capacity, she litigated in both Massachusetts state and federal courts
in a myriad of cases, including civil rights, discrimination, defamation,
contracts, negligence, and land use.
Prior to her work for the City of Boston, Attorney Litsas worked in private
practice for a Boston litigation firm representing businesses and
municipalities in employment discrimination matters, product liability
actions, contract disputes and negligence suits.
Attorney Litsas served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Janis M. Berry of
the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and as a Law Clerk for the Justices of
the Superior Court of Massachusetts.
Additionally, Attorney Litsas' experience includes work during law
school for the General Counsel of the Executive Office of Public Safety, the
Suffolk District Attorney's Office, and the Civil and Criminal Divisions of
the United States Attorney's Office in Boston, MA.
Attorney Litsas is also the author of the CD-ROM, The Investigator's
Assistant, and has lectured at seminars for federal and local law
enforcement agencies throughout the country on investigative techniques
available through the Internet.
Attorney Litsas graduated cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross
where she received a Bachelors degree in English and was inducted
into Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, and Phi
Sigma Tau, the International Philosophy Honor Society. Attorney
Litsas also graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, where
she was the recipient of the Law Faculty's Leo J. Wyman Award, the Silver
Key Award, the Sydney J. Covich Scholarship, the Distinguished Oral
Advocate Award and the Honorable Mention Brief Award.
Attorney Litsas is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of
Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and
the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Attorney Litsas currently serves on the Executive Committee for the
Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and as Secretary
and Executive Committee Member for the Boston Inn of Court. She also
served as the Co-Editor of the Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts
Chapter, Newsletter. Attorney Litsas is also a member of the Town and
City Solicitors Association, the Boston Bar Association, Alpha Sigma Nu,
and the Holy Cross College Club of Boston.
Jennifer L. Manning-Zoll
Attorney Jennifer L. Manning-Zoll is Of Counsel to the Law Office of Helen
G. Litsas where her areas of practice include domestic relations, probate,
estate planning, real estate, and civil litigation. Attorney Manning-Zoll is a
cum laude graduate of Boston University and a graduate of Suffolk
University Law School. While at Suffolk, she worked for the Honorable
Edward M. Ginsburg (ret.) of the Middlesex Probate and Family Court.
Attorney Manning-Zoll also clerked for Attorney Mary Anne Sahagian,
currently First Justice of the Essex Probate and Family Probate Court.
Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar since 1998, Attorney Manning-Zoll is a
member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, the
Massachusetts Collaborative Council, Senior Partners for Justice, the Boston
Bar Association, and the Essex County Bar Association.