Biography

Hannah represents families with compassion and empathy, focusing on her clients' wants and needs. As a member of Verrill's Family Law Group, Hannah represents clients in divorce, custody, guardianship, modification, contempt, and restraining order hearings. She has a background working with and representing domestic violence survivors and is skilled in working with clients who have survived trauma.

Before joining Verrill, Hannah worked at 'Carolyn's House', a branch of the YWCA, as a housing coordinator for homeless women and children. Hannah has worked at the Women's Bar Foundation, and the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee. She participated in the Domestic Violence Institute at Northeastern University, as well as the Poverty Law Clinic. Further, she worked as a teaching assistant for the Community Business Clinic and the Domestic Violence Institute. Through these involvements, she has gained valuable experience and knowledge in working with families through trauma.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Hannah has since settled in Boston. When she is not in the office, Hannah spends her time with friends and exploring Boston. Always fun and competitive, Hannah enjoys playing games, especially playing jeopardy with her family law colleagues. She is known to constantly have a deck of cards available.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Niagara University  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • Maine

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Honors

  • Alpha Kappa Delta, National Sociology Honors Society
  • Phi Sigma Tau, National Philosophy Honors Society
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma, National Honors Society for Catholic Colleges

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Amending Your Retirement Plans this Year for SECURE Act and CARES Act Changes

This post was updated on September 29, 2022. On August 3, 2022, the IRS extended the deadline for retirement plan sponsors to adopt amendments necessary to comply with the Setting Every Community Up for...

News

Verrill Attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected President of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Publication/Podcast

BLM-Masked Employees of Whole Foods Lose Race Bias Appeal Regarding Dress Code

Blog

Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Regulations

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave has proposed changes to the regulations governing the state’s paid family and medical leave program. The proposed changes are intended to clarify the requirements related to...

News

The Boston Bar Association Adds Verrill Attorney David M. Friedman to Council

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

Blog

Verrill Partner Mat Todaro selected to serve on the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources 2022 Fall Conference Planning Committee

Earlier this year, Verrill Partner Mat Todaro was selected by American Bar Association leadership to serve on the 2022 Fall Conference Planning Committee for its Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. In this role...

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