Pamela Bankert

Pamela  Bankert

Attorney Contact Info:

Phone: 508.255.3600
Fax: 508.255.3976
Email Attorney

Professional Bio:

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1988
U.S. Federal District Court, 1993

Education:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey, 1987 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1984 B.S., Bachelor of Science
Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Honors and Awards:
American Bar Association/YLD 1996 Child Advocacy Award

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association (1988-present)
Massachussetts Bar Association Fellow (1998-present)
Massachusetts Bar Association (1988-present)
Barnstable County Bar Association (1988-present)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2002-present)
Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem (2002-present)
Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (2002- present)
National Board of Trial Advocacy (Family Law) certified in 1995
National Association of Counsel for Children 1992-1995

Professional Volunteer & Community Service:
President, Board of Directors, Independence House, Hyannis, MA 1988-1992
Chair, Subcommittee on Domestic Violence in the Task Force on Mediation
in the Probate and Family Courts (Gender Equality Committee of SJC) 1992-1994
Outer Cape Task Force on Domestic Violence 1997-1998
Committee for Public Counsel Services, Regional Coordinator 1994-1996
People With AIDS Coalition, Advisory Board 1988-1992
Barnstable Superior Court Medical Malpractice Tribunal Panel 1996-present
Cape Cod Children’s Place, Board of Directors 2006-2007
Conciliator, Barnstable Superior and Orleans District Courts 1995-present
Child Fatality Review Team (Local) 2001-present
Barnstable County Lawyer of the Day Program 1989-present
Parent Coordinator: Barnstable County 2006-present
Volunteer: Animal Rescue League of Boston, Brewster Chapter 2007 to present
Member: Disciplinary Hearing Committee Board of Bar Overseers January 2009 to present

Credentials:
Pamela B. Bankert is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Family Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Barnstable County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, Ms. Bankert was the recipient of the American Bar Association/YLD 1996 Child Advocacy Award.

Practice Description:

Pamela Bankert practices in the Cape Cod office. The office provides a wide range of services to clients in the southeast region of Massachusetts, in the areas of criminal law, business law, real estate, trusts, estates and municipal law. Ms. Bankert works in conjunction with the Boston attorneys at Lawson & Weitzen to provide comprehensive, quality service to every client.
Active in the community, including volunteering services to various projects and in the court systems, Pamela Bankert is responsive to clients' needs and community issues.

The Cape Cod office provides a wide range of services to its clients, who are predominantly located in Southeast Massachusetts. However, the office has clientele from as far away as New Jersey. The areas of practice are civil litigation areas, such as personal injury (plaintiff or defense), collection matters, business representation, contractual issues, representation of clients in State agency issues, elder law, estate matters, representation of design professional, products liability (plaintiff or defense), employment law, realty litigation, criminal defense, medical and legal malpractice and domestic litigation.

Areas of Practice:

Matrimonial litigation
custody
juvenile/youth issues
women's issues
sexual harassment and discrimination
adoption
sexual abuse and exploitation
civil litigation
will contests and probate court litigation
medical malpractice
domestic violence
collaborative divorce law


Certifications/Specialties:
Family Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Cases & Clients:

United States v. Ducro, No. 1:99CR10047 DOCK-MA-DCT (D. Mass. Feb. 11, 1999).

Attorney Bankert was included on the Super Lawyers® list for the following years:

Attorney Bankert is a 2015 Super Lawyerwas selected a Super Lawyer in 2014 Super Lawyers 2013
Super Lawyers 2012 Super Lawyers 2011
Super Lawyers 2010 Super Lawyers 2009
Super Lawyers 2008 Super Lawyers 2007
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