Your Family Law Advocates

Our full-service law firm understands that when you’re in need of an attorney, you may be going through a stressful situation. We’re here to help. Since 2003, Sneider Kellman has been providing clients throughout the Boston area with the highest quality legal representation in all types of family law matters such as child custody and support issues to simple uncontested divorces and prenuptial agreements. Divorce attorneys Arthur Sneider and Barbara Kellman, along with their handpicked team of assistant attorneys and paralegals, offer every client close personal attention to create stress-free solutions that best fit the clients’ personal goals.

When you turn to our law firm for legal representation, we will communicate regularly with you and encourage you to contact us anytime you have a question or concern. We do this to make sure your needs are met and so we can adapt our strategy if and when circumstance change, because at Sneider Kellman the people we represent always come first.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Family Law

  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Mediation & Collaborative Law

We are conveniently located right on the Brookline Newton line on Route 9 in Chestnut Hill. Evening and weekend consultations are available by appointment. Call Arthur Sneider today at 617-278-1881 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Arthur Sneider

A formidable advocate in the courtroom and at the negotiation table, Attorney Arthur Sneider has extensive trial experience both in criminal and civil matters, and concentrates much of his practice on domestic relations matters. As a Norfolk County assistant district attorney, he has prosecuted and won numerous complicated cases involving sexual abuse and domestic violence. From his experiences working with crime victims, Arthur brings to his practice a unique understanding of the emotional side of litigation and conflict. He is a member of the Children’s Advocacy Group of Norfolk County, National Crime Victim Bar Association, Senior Partners For Justice and the Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2003


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999 J.D.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Children’s Advocacy Group of Norfolk County (Member)
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association (Member)
  • Senior Partners For Justice (Member)
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project (Member)

Specialties and Certifications:

  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law

Attorney Barbara S. Kellman

Combining sensitivity with razor-sharp representation, Attorney Barbara Kellman has established a reputation in Massachusetts family law courts as the go-to lawyer for fixing seemingly unfixable legal problems. She has practiced law for 30 years and mediation for more than 20 years. As General Counsel to New England Deaconess Hospital, and, later, Counsel to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, Barbara was involved in countless disputes and is known for negotiating favorable resolutions and winning contentious legal battles. Barbara has been representing individual men and women in divorce and family law matters, and providing mediation to separating and divorcing couples in her current location since 2010. She believes strongly that individuals can learn and grow from the sometimes painful, and always life-changing experiences of separation and divorce. And she is always alert to ways of helping her clients move forward, whether in mediation or litigation.

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota, 1983
  • Massachusetts, 1986


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Michigan Residential College, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A.
    • Major: Theater
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
    • M.S.W.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation (Vice President)
  • Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (Member)

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Volunteer Mediator Community Dispute Settlement Center
  • Volunteer Lawyer for the Day, Norfolk and Suffolk County Probate Courts

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