Law Offices Of Sheara F. Friend

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To our clients and colleagues:
We want to assure you that our firm remains open and fully operational during this time, while implementing safety measures related to COVID19. Our attorneys and staff are working remotely with full access to the tools necessary to continue working and serving our clients, and we are monitoring the evolving changes put into effect by the courts. We remain fully accessible by telephone and email and have added video conferencing capability.
The health and safety of our staff, attorneys, clients, and the community at large are of the utmost importance to us. We are closely watching all updates from the CDC, the WHO, the White House, and Massachusetts government and health agencies to ensure we are taking every measure to do our part in preventing the spread of COVID19. This is a rapidly changing situation and we will provide updates on any steps we need to take in response to emerging circumstances.
Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or concerns, and please take all precautions to keep yourselves healthy.
Danielle Konzelmann
Danielle Konzelmann

Danielle Konzelmann

  • Senior Associate


Concord, MA
Danielle Konzelmann is an established trial lawyer who regularly appears in the Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts regarding all aspects of divorce, separation, paternity, contested custody matters, adoption, guardianships, complaints for contempt, complaints for modifications, and abuse prevention orders. Danielle’s domestic relations practice includes drafting, enforcing and defending pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements, and advising and advocating for clients in complex custody and visitation matters, relocation/removal matters, high-net-worth divorces, and same-sex divorces.

Danielle also counsels and represents clients in connection with alimony, child support, spousal support, children’s rights, estate administration and juvenile law cases. Danielle has particular expertise in multi-faceted custody matters and divorces with complex assets. 
Routinely appointed by the Court, Danielle has served as a Probate and Family Court Conciliator for divorce, modification, and contempt proceedings, and a Guardian ad Litem in divorce and custody disputes. Danielle is often recognized for her dedication and expertise, and was named a Superlawyers Rising Star for Family Law from 2013 to 2018.

Practice Areas

  • Domestic Relations Law
  • Divorce
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Child Custody and Removal
  • Modifications, Contempts and Appeals
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2003
  • Wisconsin, 2003
  • New York, 2004
  • New Jersey, 2018


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 2003
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Dean's Scholar

Past Positions

  • Arohsohn Weiner Salerno & Kaufman PC, Senior Associate , 2018 to 2020
  • Law Offices of Sheara F. Friend, Senior Associate , 2016 to 2018
  • Wilchins Cosentino & Friend LLP, Associate under Sheara Friend who headed the Domestic Relations Department and was a co-owner of the firm, 2013 to 2016
  • Seegel Lipshutz & Wilchins LLP, Associate under Sheara Friend who headed the Domestic Relations Department, 2010 to 2013
  • Law Office of Kevin P. O’Malley, Associate, 2003 to 2010