Margaret D. Xifaras graduated from the University
of Illinois and has her Masters degrees from the
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and
Southeastern Massachusetts University (now
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth). She received
her law degree from Boston University.
Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Florida,
she is also admitted to practice in the United
States District Court for the District of
Massachusetts. She is a member of the Massachusetts
Bar Association, the Bristol County Bar Association
and the New Bedford Bar Association. She was the
former Chair of the Family Law Section of the
Massachusetts Bar Association. She is a frequent
panelist or presenter on family law and ethics.