Kailynn M. (Palaima) Ney

Associate Attorney

Attorney Palaima has been a member of The Halks Firm since 2017.

Attorney Palaima graduated from Bridgewater State University in 2019 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a concentration in Legal Studies. Throughout her undergraduate, and through law school, Attorney Palaima worked as an intern then paralegal at The Halks Firm. Attorney Palaima received her Juris Doctorate from New England Law Boston in 2022 and was admitted to practice before the Massachusetts Bar in November of 2022.

Throughout her time at The Halks Firm, Attorney Palaima has sat second chair at multiple trials, assisted Attorney Halks in jury selection, and attended appellate court arguments before the Massachusetts Appellate Court.

Throughout her time in Law school, Attorney Palaima was a member of the Family Law Society, serving as Treasurer in her 2L year, and President in her 3L year. Attorney Palaima was also a member of the New England Law Student Bar Association, and was a member of the New England Law Mentorship Program.

She is dedicated to providing her clients with the highest level of legal representation, and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for each and every one of her clients.

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    Zina G.

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  • “I absolutely recommend Nick to anyone searching for a highly experienced and skilled family lawyer with an impressive success record who cares about his clients.”


  • “He was very knowledgeable regarding family law and helped me navigate the difficult task at hand.”

    Former Client

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  • “ Nick was very concise, decisive, strategic and professional in all aspects of his work.”

    Jeffery S.

  • “I felt my concerns we’re listened to, treated like a person, and received the service I paid for.”


  • “Nick was able to understand my situation and to put my child’s best interests as the top priority.”


  • “Thank you Nick for your support and encouragement through such a difficult time in my life. My appreciation is beyond words.”