Wendy Hickey Law

Excellence in the Practice of Matrimonial Law ™

Wendy Hickey Law , formerly Nissenbaum Hickey LLC , is dedicated to the Picture of Wendy O. Hickeypractice of all aspects of matrimonial and family law. Everyone's situation is unique and, of course, nothing can substitute for hiring a lawyer when divorcing or when dealing with the often complex legal issues that arise as a result of divorce. However, we have found that well informed clients usually make the best decisions. Read what our clients say about us.

She has an international reputation for handling the most challenging, precedent setting, complex, and sometimes contentious family law cases with both the sensitivity and creativity they require. She is tenacious in presenting her  clients' case to successful resolution via mediation or if necessary in trial in court as an experienced litigator. Wendy understands the sensitive and disruptive nature that legal resolution of family matters brings and is focused on achieving a positive outcome in a child's life or in the lives of an entire family.

Our reputation often makes it easier to resolve issues and cases and we invite you to discuss it with us.

Wendy O. Hickey has been working at this law office since 1994 , first as a paralegal for lawyer Gerald Nissenbaum ( who had over 8000 cases in his career) and then admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2003, admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals (2007), and U.S. Supreme Court (2011).

Wendy has been recognized as by leading peer organizations including SuperLawyers magazine for over 7 years. Selected as a Rising Star by Superlawyers in 2010-2012 she  was rated by Superlawyers for 2013-2017. She has membership in the International Academy of Family Lawyers Foundation(IAFL). Wendy regularly writes on various family law topics for Law Journals and the Boston Bar Association and has been a contributing and now continuing author of the popular Divorce411 Column in the Boston Herald

Wendy Hickey Law serves clients in Suffolk County, Middlesex County, Norfolk County, Essex County, Worcester County, and Plymouth County in Massachusetts, including the cities of Boston, Andover,Boxford, Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Chelsea, Revere, Brookline, Winthrop, Arlington, Malden, Medford, Watertown, Waltham, Weston, Westwood, Cohasset,Duxbury, Newton, Dedham, Hingham, Plymouth, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Auburn, and Worcester