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

Event

ACTEC Annual Meeting: Professional Program, Seminar B: Vacation Property Overseas: Dream Come True or an Estate Planning Nightmare?

Verrill partner Ruth Mattson will be presenting at the ACTEC's 2023 Annual Meeting on Friday, March 3, in New Orleans. Ruth will be co-presenting, Professional Program, Seminar B: Vacation Property Overseas: Dream Come True...

News

Verrill Welcomes Two Highly Esteemed Attorneys to the Firm’s Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Group

Blog

Pension-Linked Emergency Savings Accounts: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Forthcoming

Following the initial flurry of publications summarizing the retirement plan enhancements under the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“SECURE 2.0”), this post takes a deeper dive into one of those enhancements: the optional “pension-linked...

News

Maine Street Solutions Welcomes Peter Gore as Senior Governmental Relations Specialist

AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Street Solutions is pleased to welcome Peter Gore as a Senior Government Relations Specialist. Gore brings nearly three decades of extensive experience in government relations, conflict resolution, grassroots and nonprofit...

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...

Blog

Nondisclosure Provisions in Maine: Are Your Agreements Compliant?

In late 2022, a new Maine law took effect restricting the use and reach of nondisclosure provisions in Maine employment agreements. The new law, Nondisclosure Agreements in Employment , 26 M.R.S. § 599-C, is...

Publication/Podcast

2023 Estate Planning Update

This alert from Verrill’s Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Group highlights the latest changes to the income tax and transfer tax landscape. The alert addresses the SECURE ACT 2.0, federal and state transfer tax...

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...

Publication/Podcast

December Annual Update: End of Year Tips for Employers: Compliance & Beyond

Blog

The Speak Out Act: Key Points You Need to Know

With 2023 underway, employers should be mindful of new federal legislation affecting key provisions in their employment agreements. On December 7, 2022, President Biden signed into law the “Speak Out Act,” which prohibits enforcement...

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