McKenzie J. Walters

Associate Attorney

Boston divorce attorney McKenzie WaltersBoston divorce attorney McKenzie J. Walters thrives on the opportunity to help people through some of the toughest problems they’ll encounter in their lives, which is what divorce often presents.

Ms. Walters’ attention to detail and ability to come up with creative solutions have been key throughout her career as a family law attorney, whether working towards a unique parenting plan or finding a resolution to dividing marital assets, these skills have maximized her ability to reach her clients’ goals.

She especially enjoys assisting clients in custody matters, and maintains focus on making the best interest of the children a top priority in every parenting case.

“What I tell clients is that I understand divorce cases aren’t just legal matters,” she said. “They also involve intensely personal and emotional issues, but I am here to help them along each step of the way.

“I start each case by taking the time to understand my client’s particular situation, including their needs and objectives, and then work zealously to obtain those goals.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Walters is licensed to practice in Massachusetts.


Ms. Walters received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University. She earned her Juris Doctor from New England Law Boston.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Walters worked for a firm handling strictly domestic relations cases, including complex divorces and custody matters. She also previously worked for a busy general practice downtown firm on matters involving domestic relations, criminal law, and landlord/tenant law.



“McKenzie was very responsive and professional to all the questions I had. I enjoyed working with her because she was dependable and thorough. The customer service was exceptional. Having the same day call back is great, and McKenzie was great to work with. I had a lot of confidence she gave me the correct advice and felt she went the extra mile to make sure I understood what she was telling me.  I was impressed by the firm’s dedication to customer service.”


“Everything with the firm and McKenzie has been great so far to be honest. I believe she has been working hard to get me as much parenting time as possible, which I really appreciate because I’ve always been a very involved parent. Any time I call or text her she gets right back to me.”


“McKenzie is very sensible, very knowledgeable, and very helpful. I think she is a great person all around. I am very satisfied with the services she has provided.”


“Very satisfied with the services from Attorney Walters, her paralegal, and all other support staff in the Boston office. All interactions have been professional, courteous and prompt. It is clear they have their clients best interest [as] a priority. I also fully appreciate the Client Portal site. At any time I can reference my case status, understand the billing and feel that my money is well spent. Thank you!”


“Communication from the firm is detailed and timely. My attorney displays a positive can-do attitude, is thorough, and follows up accordingly with myself and all other parties involved. I understand the volume of correspondence can be costly, … [but] Ms. Walters is mindful of this and tries to keep it [to] a minimum when able. Please stay diligent in getting me the best results possible for my case, it is appreciated and will be reflected through myself and my children for many years to come.”


“McKenzie has been very good communicating via email, text and over the phone. She always sets up a call if there’s something that she needs to explain to me in detail. She has been great.”


“McKenzie is excellent at getting back to me. She has been great all around. When we actually went to court for the first time, she took the time afterward to explain things to me in detail and helped me make the right decisions. She is very thorough and detailed. … I truly feel like McKenzie has my best interests in mind.”


“McKenzie was absolutely great. … For what I was going through, she made it a pleasant experience working with her. She always informed me of everything I needed to know.”


“Attorney Walters is very prompt at returning all of my calls. McKenzie has advised me of my options and has provided me with very sound advice. Keep up the great service!”


“I learned a lot in the process. I am satisfied with the firm and with McKenzie. It was a pleasure to work with her and to have her represent me in a very difficult time. She helped me with a lot of stuff. I was under a lot of pressure and she was very patient with me; she explained and helped me understand everything. …. I really appreciate all they did for me.”