Senior Supervising Attorney, Civil Legal Aid to Victims of Crime program
J.D., Boston University (1985)
B.A., History, Smith College (1981)
Catherine first joined CLA in February 2016 in the family law unit in Northampton. Prior to that, she worked for fifteen years at SEMLAC-New Bedford and WMLS Pittsfield and Northhampton. From 1987 through 2000, she was on staff at Western Massachusetts Legal Services, which was later merged into CLA, in housing benefits, family law, and elder law. She has taught Legal Services Clinic and Poverty Law at the Western New England University School of Law. She returned to CLA in 2017.
Besiders her career in law, she has taught music, directing adult and youth choral groups. Most recently, she worked with her husband in his business, the State Street Fruit Store and Cooper's Corner.