Jordan P. Bowne



As an attorney in the firm's Private Client Group, Jordan Bowne concentrates his practice on all aspects of trusts and estates, probate and trust litigation, divorce and family law. He draws from his prior experience as a law clerk for the Massachusetts Probate & Family Court in counseling his clients about the nuances of the law and the court process. Jordan brings a well-balanced approach to his client representation, combining his knowledge of complex legal issues with a passion for developing creative solutions to best advance and achieve his clients' goals.


J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School

B.A., University of Southern California



U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

U.S. Supreme Court

honors & awards

Best Lawyers in America©, Ones to Watch – Family Law (2023)

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce: Boston Future Leaders Program (2021)

Massachusetts Rising Stars (2016-2022)

Boston Bar Association Pro Bono Volunteer Recognition (2015-2016)

community involvement

Stand Up For Your Rights / Discovering Justice

  • Appellate Briefs & Arguments, Volunteer Instructor

Boston Bar Association Law Day

  • Volunteer Instructor

Greater Boston Legal Services Associates Drive

  • Burns & Levinson Co-Chair

Massachusetts Youth Soccer

  • Volunteer Coach

Extensive pro bono work including but not limited to Hague Convention child abduction cases


  • Suffolk University Law School – Adjunct Faculty – Private Practice Externship Seminar (2023)


Suffolk University Law School Clinical Program Advisory Board

  • Board Member, Development Working Group (2015-2017)

Boston Bar Association

  • Co-Chair Fiduciary Litigation Subcommittee – Trusts & Estates Committee (2022-2023)
  • Member

Massachusetts Bar Association

  • Member

Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation

  • Member

Licensed Real Estate Broker


Contributing author, Section on Art Donation to Museums, Estate Planning for Visual Artists: A Workbook for Attorneys & Executors, November 2018

Chapter on Trial Practice Techniques,MCLE Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual 3rd Edition, 2016

“Expect the Unexpected: Planning for Incapacity,” Boston Spirit Magazine, November/December 2015

“Conservatorships and Undue Influence,” Massachusetts Bar Association Third Annual Probate Law Conference, November 2015

“End of Life Issues and Competing Documents,” Social Law Guardianship Law Series: Complexities, Challenges & Latest Developments, October 2015

“Charitable Masterpieces: Tips for Artists and Collectors Seeking to Donate Art to Museums, Boston Spirit Magazine, September/October 2015

“Trust Compromises” and “Divisibility of Trust Interests as Assets in Divorce: Through the Lens of the Pfannenstiehl Decision,” Norfolk & Plymouth Estate & Business Planning Council (NPEPC): When a Great Estate Plan Collides with Life, September 2015

“Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Families,” MCLE Estate Planning, May 2015

“Assisted Reproductive Technology & Estate Planning,” Boston Spirit Magazine, January/February 2015

speaking engagements

“Career Opportunities in Health Law Practices,” Panelist, Suffolk University Law School, Health Law Careers Panel, November 2015

“Tips for Judicial Clerkships,” Panelist, Suffolk University Law School, Judicial Clerkship Panel, October 2015

“Career Opportunities in Health Law Practices,” Panelist, Suffolk University Law School, Health Law Careers Panel, November 2014