Tannaz Saponaro, Partner at Saponaro Law Offices PLLC

Tannaz N. Saponaro


Tannaz Saponaro is a highly recognized family law attorney specializing in sophisticated divorce matters with complex financial family estates, child custody, alongside ancillary probate and business disputes. She was born in Tehran, Iran before moving to Los Angeles, California with her family at a young age. She attended California State University in Northridge and of L’Universite Pour Les Etudiants Etranges in Aix En Provence, France before obtaining her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. She is fluent in four languages including English, Farsi, French and Spanish.

Hon. Robert W. Langlois (ret.) of Counsel at Saponaro Law Offices PLLC

Hon. Robert W. Langlois (ret.)


Hon. Robert W. Langlois is a retired First Justice of the Norfolk and Middlesex Probate and Family Courts. Judge Langlois provides consultation services in domestic relations and probate matters as well as extensive Alternative Dispute Resolution services, including mediation, arbitration, conciliation, and private adjudication, to litigants who prefer to pursue a discreet, expeditious resolution of disputes involving family matters. He is, and for many years has been, a member of the MBA’s Family Law Section Counsel, past President of the Norfolk County Bar Association and has served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Inn of Court.


David Jellinek


David Jellinek is an experienced trial attorney, with extensive courtroom experience and a specialty in criminal defense, family law, and the prosecution and defense of 209A restraining orders. He has extensive legal experience in domestic relations and both public and private criminal defense cases through the Boston area and suburbs. David also prosecuted internal affairs violations for the Boston Police Department.


Courtney Winter


Courtney graduated magna cum laude from Suffolk University Law School and obtained a B.A. in Art from Simmons University. Courtney was a law clerk in the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office in Boston. Additionally, Attorney Winter was selected as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, where she rotated between Worcester, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Suffolk counties.


Sara Streeter Chaires

Senior Paralegal

As our family law senior paralegal, Sara Chaires brings over 20 years of experience to Saponaro Law Offices PLLC. Sara has a broad range of experience in numerous areas of litigation; however, she has specialized exclusively in family law for over a decade while working at an esteemed law firm in Boston.


Tayla Duarte

Legal Assistant

Tayla Duarte is an experienced Legal Assistant with over five years of experience in the practice of law. Ms. Duarte’s responsibilities include filing motion practice, compiling financial statements, and assisting clients in all aspects of their proceedings. Tayla prides herself on a positive attitude and is an integral part of our clients’ experience.