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Background and Experience
Experienced Business Attorney; Born in Boston, Massachusetts, May 18, 1966;
Represented the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Eastern MA, ME & VT in its acquisition of the Rhode Island Better Business Bureau.
Boston Business Lawyer: Founder of Grenier Law Offices PC; Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar; Member of the Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Better Business Bureau.
Maine Business Lawyer: Admitted to the Maine Bar; Member of the Maine State Bar Association, Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Maine Better Business Bureau.
Prior Legal Experience: Essex Superior Court, Law Clerk Intern, 1999; U.S. Attorneys Office, Law Clerk Intern, 1998; Law Firm Experience in various capacities since 1989; New England Law Boston, Acting Registrar, 1999-2000.
Education: New England Law Boston (J.D., cum laude) (Award for Best Brief in International Competition); Northeastern University, Boston (B.S., cum laude, Political Science); The School of Language and Culture for Foreigners, Siena, Italy; and Massachusetts College of Art.
Recipient/Achievements: Recipient of Excellence for the Future Award; Best Brief Award in International Competition; Participant in the International War Crimes Project; Recipient of Women Achievers Award.
Author: Establishing a Joint Venture with the P.R.C., A Guide for American Businesses, New England International and Comparative Law Journal, 1999; Proposed Sentencing Guidelines for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, submitted by request to the Prosecutor’s Office of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; and How to Start a Virtual Law Practice, New England International and Comparative Law Journal 2001.
Other Interests and Activities: Studied in Europe, including Italy and Greece; Education started with the arts, evolved to political science and then to Law (a true testament showing that, what you set out to do, is not always what you end up doing); Enjoy practicing yoga and spending quality time with my husband and children.
Life Philosophy: Live and Work Passionately. If you follow a path for which you are truly passionate, at home and at work, you will be amazed at what you can create and who can benefit from your efforts. Also, when you always do the “Right” thing and do your best, all the pieces fall into place.
- Federal Tort Claims Act, What Every Business Needs to Know, Annual Meeting of the World Trade Association of New England, Spring 2001.
- How to Start a Virtual Law Office, International Law Seminar, Spring 2001, New England School of Law
Legal Instructor: Supervising Attorney, International Law Clinic and Business Law Clinic, New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts.
Directorships: Former Member of the Board of Directors, Better Business Bureau, Boston 2002 to 2008; Former Member of the Board of Directors, Women in World Trade of Boston 2000-2004; Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Falmouth-Cumberland Community Chamber of Commerce;
Massachusetts Business Attorney, Maine Business Attorney, Founder and President, Grenier Law Offices, PC, Founder of the International Business Lawyers Connection
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