Dena R. Rando - A Cordell & Cordell Boston Divorce Attorney

Dena R. Rando

Senior Litigation Attorney

Boston divorce attorney Dena R. RandoBoston divorce attorney Dena R. Rando enjoys that every family law case is unique and presents its own challenges. While other areas of law can be very transactional, family law touches the most intimate and important aspects of people’s lives – and the details matter.

“Where particular facts and circumstances vary in every given case, the opportunity to make creative and compelling arguments are ample,” Ms. Rando said. “At the end of the day, we are seeking fair results that our clients can feel good about.”

Ms. Rando is a people person and helping people comes naturally to her. She believes it is so important to truly get to know clients and to earn their trust and confidence.

“I try to make myself as available as possible to my clients,” she said. “I am also extremely detail oriented, thorough, and attentive – traits that are especially useful when it comes to ensuring fairness in negotiations.”

For many people facing divorce or family-law related issues, it is one of the most difficult times in their lives. You can rest assured that you have a passionate advocate working tirelessly on your behalf in Ms. Rando.

“You can count on me to always listen carefully and provide thoughtful, honest advice,” she said.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Rando is licensed to practice in Massachusetts.


Ms. Rando received her Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She earned her Juris Doctor from New England Law-Boston.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Rando practiced civil matters, personal injury, wills/estates/trusts, landlord tenants disputes and family law. She also worked in an office assisting attorneys facing disciplinary matters with the Board of Bar Overseers.


In 2020, Ms. Rando was named a Massachusetts Rising Star in family law by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.

Dena R. Rando

Rated by Super Lawyers

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"Dena is just fantastic, I am extremely happy with her council. She's patient with me and knows I'm going through a rough time. I'm very very satisfied with the services she has provided thus far. I'm very confident in her to prove my case."

"Everything is done extremely well and the communication is perfect.  Dena has made things the best she could and she definitely goes over the top to keep me prepared."

"​Dena was actually great with me. This has been an ongoing battle for 15 years. When I hired her, I was already at my wits end and now we're almost done. This is such a relief off my chest and back.​"