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Nancy Kaufman

Adjunct Professor

Biography

Nancy Kaufman is in private practice, providing consulting services and expert testimony to government and private attorneys on questions of professional responsibility and malpractice. Prior to that, she served as assistant bar counsel from 1985-1992 and as first assistant bar counsel from 1992-2014 in the Massachusetts Office of Bar Counsel, where she investigated and prosecuted allegations of professional misconduct. As first assistant, she also screened requests sent to bar counsel for investigation, supervised assistant bar counsel handling investigations and prosecuting bar discipline matters, and provided advice and draft proposals both on rules of professional conduct and procedures governing the Board of Bar Overseers and the Supreme Judicial Court in bar discipline matters.