James B. Winston Law Office

James B. Winston Law Office

Get the relief you need in family law, employment law and Social Security legal affairs

Firm Overview

James B. Winston Law Office has 11 years of experience helping people overcome the hardships and challenges that come with unfair working conditions, Social Security issues and family law matters. I am dedicated to ensuring you get what you deserve out of life and am a zealous advocate for my clients. If you are having a difficult time due to a legal situation, I can help. My office is located in Northampton, Massachusetts and I provide free initial consultations to first-time clients.

Areas of the law James B. Winston Law Office can help you with include:
-Social Security appeals
-Social Security Disability Income
-Supplemental Security Income disability
-Employment discrimination
-Sexual harassment
-Unemployment hearings
-Family law
-Child support

Dedicated attorney fights for your social security disability benefits:
Attorney will zealously advocate for you in your claim for SSI (supplemental security income), Title 16 benefits and social security disability insurance (SSDI), Title II.

James B. Winston will work for fair workings conditions for you:
You deserve a job with safe working conditions and free from discrimination and harassment. My firm is a relentless advocate for employees who have worked in unsafe conditions, who have been slandered or defamed, who haven't been paid for overtime, and who have been subjected to sexual harassment and more. I do everything in my power to get you the workplace conditions you deserve.

Massachusetts family law attorney helps you through tough times:
As a Massachusetts family law attorney, I can help you though the tough times that come with divorce, child custody and support negotiations. My firm handles all aspects of family law and can help you move swiftly and efficiently through proceedings. I always have your goals in mind when advising you about your legal options and am prepared to aggressively represent you in court. I understand there isn't anything as important as family and do everything in my power to achieve a successful outcome.

Main Office

Main Office
142 Main Street, Suite One
Northampton, MA 01060






Full-service family law firm in Northampton

Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, James B. Winston Law Office can help. James B. Winston Law Office has served families in Northampton for 11 years. My family law firm provides legal services in all areas of family law:
-Child custody and visitation
-Child support
-Child support modification and enforcement
-Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
-Pre- and post-nuptial agreements

Attorney James B. Winston assists families with all aspects of international and domestic adoptions. My firm handles the legalities of your adoption so that you can concentrate on your new family.

Divorce should not lead to financial crisis. I help you establish an equitable amount of spousal support.

Child custody and visitation:
As a divorce attorney, I protect your parental rights to raise your children in an appropriate and supportive home.

Child support:
My firm can ensure that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the financial support required to raise your children in a healthy, happy environment.

Child support modification and enforcement:
Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, I can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.

Through mediation or litigation, my divorce law firm can help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings:
James B. Winston Law Office is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of Massachusetts to protect your parental rights from the interference of government authorities.

Mediation puts the decisions in your hands, and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. I can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements:
James B. Winston Law Office expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses' interests and that can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

James B. Winston

James B. Winston Law Office


Practice areas:
-Social Security appeals
-Social Security Disability Income
-Supplemental Security Income disability
-Employment discrimination
-Sexual harassment
-Unemployment hearings
-Family law
-Child support

-Massachusetts and Connecticut, 2001
-U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 2003
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit; 2006
-U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Western New England College, J.D.

Associations & memberships:
-Hampshire County, Hampden County and Massachusetts Bar Associations
-Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA)
-The National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)

Biographical details:
-Recipient: CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Advanced Topics in Evidence
-Honored by the Hampden Bar Association for Meritorious Service in Support of the Victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks, June 2005
-Senior Lecturer, College of Business, Western New England College


Western New England College
Juris Doctorate,