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Marianna J. Yang

Lecturer on Law


Marianna Yang
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As a clinical instructor at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center, Family Justice Clinic (formerly Family/Domestic Violence Law Clinic), Marianna supervises and trains law students in representing survivors of intimate partner violence in all areas of family law including divorce, paternity and child custody matters before the Probate and Family Courts and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Under her supervision, students at FJC also provide representation in early defense and administrative appeal hearings in family regulation matters. Marianna was appointed as a Lecturer on Law in 2020 and co-teaches the Family Justice Seminar.  

Prior to joining the clinic, Marianna represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various fields including MassTorts (MDL) Litigation, litigation involving Class A railroad companies, and most recently, as a solo practitioner in Child Welfare and Domestic Relations litigation. She also served as a panel member and mentor in the CPCS Child and Family Law Division Trial Panel and in its Appellate Panel. She is a trained mediator and a member of the MA Collaborative Law Council.