Hindell Straus Grossman is the firm’s founder and owner. She has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts in Massachusetts. Licensed in the state since 1985, Hindell has successfully negotiated, litigated and arbitrated hundreds of cases on behalf of her clients. Several of her successes have been published in Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly; she has also been featured in the Needham Tab, Boston Business Journal and the Boston Globe. Hindell began her legal career at a small Boston firm and then started her own Boston firm four years later. She moved Grossman & Associates to Newton in 1999.
Hindell has been active in both the business and Jewish communities. She participated in the first international collaboration between the Boston Chamber of Commerce and the Montreal Board of Trade. She was a regular speaker for the Canadian Consulate to Canadian business owners interested in doing business in Massachusetts; a lecturer for National Business Institute, Inc.; a panelist for the Small Business Administration; a speaker on business banking; and a panelist for the Boston Bar Association.
For more than a decade Hindell has been co-President of B’nai B’rith Realty Unit, whose members include New England’s most distinguished real estate men and women. She is a long-standing board member of Covenant House in Brighton, Massachusetts which provides affordable senior citizen housing. Hindell is also a fundraiser, a donor to various causes, and a Hospitality Host board member and host to families needing medical treatment.
Hindell was raised in Rumson, New Jersey by parents in the retail clothing business. She attended Muhlenberg College and the University of Pennsylvania, and obtained her Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1985. She also receives ongoing training in the Collaborative Law process.
Hindell lived in Newton for 14 years and presently lives in Brookline. Her daughter, Ariel, graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2010, and from Boston University with a master’s degree in Health Care Finance. She is currently employed at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Her son, Micah, graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and is a music producer and touring musician.
The firm uses an assortment of other talented individuals to fulfill its objectives. It calls upon associate attorneys, paralegals, real estate appraisers and accountants as needed to best serve our clients.