Janelle Tanenbaum practices in the areas of Family Law & Probate, Estates & Trusts, Litigation & ADR, and Business Law. Ms. Tanenbaum is recognized for legal excellence in Family Law, Labor and Employment Law – Management,  and Real Estate Law in the Best Lawyers in America© “Ones to Watch” list. She was also named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and was selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a 2024 Up & Coming Lawyer.

Ms. Tanenbaum’s practice focuses on matrimonial and family disputes involving the division of assets, guardianship and conservatorship, and business, trust, tax and inheritance issues. Her estates & trusts work spans estate planning, as well as probate and estate litigation and administration. She also regularly handles issues arising out of the day-to-day operations of closely held businesses and nonprofits, including employment policies, procedures and legal compliance, and corporate governance. 

Outside of her legal practice, Ms. Tanenbaum is involved in the community as a member of Leadership Worcester, the Junior League of Worcester, and as a Board Member for the Memorial Foundation for the Blind and CASA Project Worcester County. She is also an elected Trustee of Trust Funds for the Town of Princeton.

Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts, 2017
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2020
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2019
  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. – 2017
  • Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. – 2012
    • Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2014 to Present
  • Worcester County Bar Association, 2015 to Present
  • Leadership Worcester, Class of 2023, Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in the Law, Up & Coming Lawyer- Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly – 2024
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star – 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America©, Ones to Watch – 2022-present
Pro Bono Activities
  • Memorial Foundation for the Blind, Board Member, 2018 to present
  • Memorial Foundation for the Blind , Asst. Treasurer, 2020 to present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Dial-A-Lawyer Volunteer, 2020 to present
  • CASA Project Worcester County, Board Member, 2022 to present
Past Employment Positions
  • Law Offices of Richard S. Ravosa, Law Clerk, 2016 to 2017
  • Community Legal Aid, Intern, 2016