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"There will never be enough words to thank Beth Herr for helping me in my court battle to gain sole custody of my daughter Isabel. Beth will help you with your legal troubles, but she will also educate you on the legal aspects of your case. When I first met Beth, I could not read her, but over time Beth has shown me what strength looks like. My daughter and I will forever be in her debt, If you are looking for an amazing, assertive attorney, look no further you have found her. 

 

I truly wish I could clone Beth, we need more attorneys that are willing to fight injustice and fight for their clients."

--- Donna 

About Beth

Law Experience 

During her early years of practice, Beth S. Herr was a general law practitioner giving her a wealth of knowledge in various areas of law.  While her focus is now on family law she still represents her clients and their families in diverse areas of law in order to meet their needs.

Throughout her many years of work as an attorney, she has remained committed to fighting for gender and racial equality, advocating for the rights of victims of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault as well as the rights of the LGBTQ community.

Beth S. Herr has represented her clients in courts throughout the state.  She has also acted as co-counsel and/or consulting counsel in cases in Florida, Arizona, Oregon, and California family law cases where sexual abuse of children has been at issue.

Cutting Edge Litigation

Beth S. Herr takes cases that are both large or small and represents them to the maximum of her ability.  Yet she has also been involved in cutting edge litigation. Including

  • Filing one of the first civil adult incest survivor cases.

  • Extend Anit-Slapp laws to apply specifically to victims of domestic abuse facing retaliatory civil litigation by their former abusive partners.

  • Represented Virginia LaLonde in a nationally publicized case LaLonde v LaLonde. 

Teaching Law

Beth S. Herr shares her knowledge and experience with the next generation of lawyers.

  • Visiting professor at The College of the Holy Cross each semester. Teaching Internship Seminar which includes topics in Social Justice, Law and Popular Culture, and Legal Issues. (current)

  • Adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Teaching classes in Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Assault, Child Sexual Abuse, and Incest.

Prior non-Law Experience

  • Co-founded Daybreak, Inc., a shelter for battered women in Worcester, Massachusetts. 

  • Co-founded the Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women Service Groups.

  • Worked on the first Abuse Prevention Laws in Massachusetts.

Education:

  • Northeastern University Law School, JD

  • Counseling Psychology, Anna Maria College, Masters degree 

  • Political Science, Clark University, Bachelors degree