"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."
Beth S. Herr has 36 years of experience practicing family law. She feels it is important to share her experience with the next generation of lawyers. She teaches an internship seminar as a visiting professor at The College of the Holy Cross each semester which includes courses in Social Justice, Law and Popular Culture, and Legal Issues. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston teaching classes on Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Assault, Child Sexual Abuse and Incest.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Beth S. Herr, co-founded Daybreak, Inc., a shelter for battered women in Worcester, Massachusetts. She also co-founded the Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women Service Groups and worked on the first Abuse Prevention Laws in Massachusetts.
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.
Beth S. Herr has a law degree from Northeastern University, a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Anna Maria College, and a BA in Political Science from Clark University.
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.
Beth S. Herr has represented her clients always been involved in cutting edge litigation including but limited to filing one of the first civil adult incest survivor cases and through the appellate courts to extend Anit-Slapp laws to apply specifically to victims of domestic abuse facing retaliatory civil litigation by their former abusive partners.
Early in her legal career, Beth S. Herr represented Virginia LaLonde in a nationally publicized case LaLonde v LaLonde.
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.