The MBD Staff: How do you become successful?
It’s all about who’s behind you.
Eugenia is the Office Manager at Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino. She has been with Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino since the summer of 1999. Eugenia is highly integrated in all aspects of the management of the firm and also works with clients in trust administration.
Eugenia received her bachelor’s degree in legal studies and certificate in criminal justice from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is also fluent in Greek.
Outside the office, Eugenia stays very busy keeping up with her two young children and is passionate about music and travel. You can also find her rooting for Providence College Men’s Soccer, or pursuing her passion for interior decorating with her company 2casa.
Christine is a legal assistant at the firm. She handles case management, client intakes, and client communications. Prior to Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino she worked in health care as an Executive Assistant and earlier in her career as a Customer Service Manager in the manufacturing sector. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from UMass Boston. When not working, Chris enjoys volunteering and spending time with family and friends.
Anastasia is a legal assistant at the firm. She handles case management, client intakes, and client communications. Prior to Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino she was a Visual Effects Producer at Zero VFX. She received her Bachelor’s Degree at University of Massachusetts, Boston. When not working, Anastasia is spending time with her one-year-old son and family; she also loves to paint.
Julie B. Horte
Julie B. Horte is a paralegal at Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino specializing in the preparation of MassHealth applications. Prior to Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino, Julie was a Trust Funding Specialist at Protecting Your Wealth Law. Julie has extensive experience in the financial sector, having worked as a fund administration director at State Street Bank and Bank of New York Mellon. She is also a public Notary. Julie received her BBA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst – Isenberg School of Management.
When Julie isn’t working, she enjoys entertaining family and friends, participating in a multi-generational book club, volunteering at the Scituate food pantry, and she is on the leadership board at Second Parish in Hingham.
Beth Cohen King
Beth Cohen King is the Marketing Director at Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino. She drives all marketing activities including lead generation, retention programs, and communications. Prior to Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino, Beth held various sales and marketing positions at software companies including Ve Global, iLantern, Stylesight, and Mako Communications. Beth has an MFA in Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a BFA from the University of Nevada, Reno where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She also attended Tulane University. She is active in her community, being on the Alumni board at Middlesex School as the chair of communications, and The Board of Advocates for the Connors Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and M.Gemi’s shoe advisory board; also Beth is the varsity girls tennis coach at Middlesex School. She is a competitive tennis player and avid skier who lives outside of Boston with her husband and two daughters.
Delia is a Legal Assistant at Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino. She is responsible for maintaining client relationships and communications, drafting documents, and tracking client status. Prior to Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino, she worked for the law office of Stephen Carr Anderson. She was born in Italy, where she studied foreign languages: English, German, and French. When Delia came to the U.S., she soon found that every issue, sooner or later, winds up in the courts of law. To get a better understanding of her new environment, she started working in the legal field and has been doing so for the last twenty years. Delia is passionate about travel and cooking for family and friends. She is also very fond of animals and supports animal rescue organizations.
Dorina is an Office Assistant at the firm. She is responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Prior to joining the firm, Dorina worked at Fidelity Investments as a Program Manager for nearly 20 years. Dorina received her Bachelor of Science in Office Management from Salem State University. In her spare time, Dorina enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, hiking and walking the beaches of Cape Cod, as well as gardening and cooking.
Christel Verstraelen is a Legal Assistant at Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino. She is active in many projects at the firm, some of which include case management, client intakes, and client communications. Her experience is grounded in her years at Bain & Company as the Marketing and Communications Manager (Brussels) and the Global Alumni Relations Manager (Boston). She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Interpreting from Erasmus Hogeschool in Brussels and holds a Marketing & Advertising degree from Solvay Business School. When not working, Christel is a hospice care volunteer and likes yoga and long walks with her husband and rescue dog.
Maria is a paralegal and has been working with Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino since 2018, after their merger with Russell, McTernan, McTernan, and Fruci, a Norwood Law Firm where she worked for 30 years. She currently works as a liaison with the Norwood clients. She has extensive experience in probate and real estate matters and was also an office manager for many years.
When Maria is not working, she enjoys spending her time with her grandchildren and family.
Email Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason is a law clerk at Margolis Bloom & D’Agostino and currently attends Suffolk University Law School. Jason received his bachelor’s degree from Saint Micheal’s College in history and political science.
He has previous experience working in a medical malpractice law firm, in a real estate law firm, and with the Suffolk Law School Legal Innovation & Technology Lab. When not working, Jason enjoys golf, skiing, and traveling.
Email Jason at jswadel@margolisbloom.