Championing Diverse Communities: DangerLaw Attorneys Assume High-Impact Leadership Roles

Newton and Southborough, Mass.—October 22, 2019DangerLaw, LLC, today announced that Attorneys Annika Bockius-Suwyn and Amanda Shuman have taken on high-impact, volunteer leadership roles to advance opportunities for Massachusetts’ LGBTQ community and the region’s entrepreneurs.

Ms. Bockius-Suwyn is Co-Chair of GLAD’s (GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders) Spirit of Justice Award Dinner, taking place October 25, 2019 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. This event brings together over 1,000 LGBTQ community members and allies to support GLAD’s mission “to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.”

Ms. Shuman has been named to the Advisory Board for the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) Central Massachusetts, which is dedicated to helping people start and grow their businesses through training and personal mentorship.

“Annika Bockius-Suwyn and Amanda Shuman are strong champions of the diverse communities DangerLaw serves,” said Attorney Deborah Danger, J.D., LL.M. (taxation), Managing Member, DangerLaw. “They reflect our passion for ensuring that every individual has the same chance to achieve their dreams, care for their families and protect their assets—regardless of their marital status, sexual preference, or age.”

Ms. Bockius-Suwyn leads DangerLaw’s estate planning/probate administration practice, with a special focus on LGBTQ clients. She studied law at Boston University, focusing on areas such as the evolving rights of LGBTQ families. Before joining DangerLaw three years ago, she served as an associate at another Greater Boston firm, where she was involved in domestic relations, adoption and real estate matters.

Ms. Shuman heads DangerLaw’s small business advisory, family and Collaborative Law practices. On the small business side, she handles matters ranging from succession planning to partnerships and contracts. Her family law clients seek help with divorce, child custody, and related matters. Trained in mediation and certified in the Collaborative Law process, she also represents her clients in the trial and appeals courts, with a strong track record securing durable and enforceable agreements.

About DangerLaw, LLC

Based in Newton and Southborough, Mass., DangerLaw focuses on asset protection, estate planning, family law, small business/entrepreneurship advising and Collaborative Law. The firm’s diverse client base includes the LGBTQ community, people who are divorcing or starting a business, unmarried couples, women-headed households, and those who are aging without the support of family and friends. With documents in “ordinary English,” a five-percent discount for clients who make the attorneys laugh, and a holistic, team-based approach to maximize results, DangerLaw is “different and unique”. The firm can be contacted at 617-340-3231 and, or see

Originally published at October 23, 2019.


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