Hon. Randy Kaplan, (Ret.)


Meet Randy

Meet Randy

Judge Kaplan’s practice focuses on mediation, conciliation, and arbitration of family law and probate matters.

Outside the Office

Judge Kaplan loves traveling, theater, and music.


J.D., New England School of Law
B.A., Skidmore College

Bar & Court Admissions

U.S. District Court
U.S. Supreme Court



Judge Kaplan was an Associate Justice of the Probate and Family Court from 2001 until 2019. She sat primarily in Suffolk, Middlesex, Essex, and Nantucket Counties. Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge Kaplan was an Associate at LoDolce & Epstein, and a Partner at Deutsch, Williams and Burns and Levinson. Judge Kaplan has lectured extensively in all areas of family and probate law.

Proudest Moment

“Being appointed to the bench”

Comfort Food

“Anything chocolate”

On My Playlist

“Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Show Tunes”

Favorite Vacation

“Vietnam. Both the people and food were amazing.”

Energy Booster


Why Ligris?

“Ligris has provided me with a very supportive environment for me to start my mediation and conciliation practice. They have great management and support staff.”