A dedicated and trauma-informed attorney who takes great pride in connecting with and advocating for children and families in times of need. Ms. Dinah Jean Philippe was born and raised in Boston, MA and is passionate about serving her community in the Greater Boston area.
Ms. Jean Philippe received her undergraduate degree from Boston College where she majored in Sociology with a Pre-law concentration before pursuing her law degree at the University of San Francisco School of Law in San Francisco, California. While in law school, Ms. Jean Philippe interned with the East Bay Children’s Law Offices representing children in foster care and dependency proceedings and with Greater Boston Legal Services’ Family Law unit where she advocated for survivors of domestic violence in divorce, abuse prevention, and custody proceedings. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Wyckoff Nissenbaum, Ms. Jean Philippe worked as a legal services attorney helping low-income children and families of color get connected to various welfare benefits and subsidized childcare. She is admitted to practice law before the state courts of Massachusetts.
Ms. Jean Philippe enjoys contributing to her community and her profession. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Bar Association’s Section of Family Law.
In her free time, Ms. Jean Philippe enjoys spending time outdoors, binging true-crime documentaries, and exploring new restaurants around Boston.