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Deborah Gwen Roher

Deborah Gwen Roher

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Lemon Law, Employment & Labor, Debt & Lending Agreements, Credit Repair

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 40%
  2. Credit Repair: 10%
  3. Debt & Lending Agreements: 10%
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
  5. Lemon Law: 10%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Mildred N. Phillips

    I wholeheartedly endorse Attorney Roher because she is excellent at what she does. I have consulted Attorney Roher on several matters and she was very helpful.


    Mildred Phillips Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

56 North Main Street, #413
P. O. Box 2984
Fall River, MA, 02722




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro bono recognitionU.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Massachusetts2014
State Advocate LeaderNational Assn of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys2013
Pro Bono Publico AwardNew Center for Legal Advocacy & Bristol Co. Bar Assn.2011
President's AwardUnited Labor Council of Greater Fall River1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
solo practitionerDeborah G. Roher, Attorney at Law2000 - Present
staff attorneySoutheastern Mass. Legal Assistance Corp. (now SCCLS)1987 - 2000
staff attorneyNortheast Kentucky Legal Services1981 - 1987


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneysmember2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Advocatesmember2005 - Present
Coalition for Social JusticeClerk and founding member1995 - Present
National Lawyers Guildmember1980 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Messer v. Curcifavorable, following a companion case from Illinois

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Publication NameTitleDate
blog"Know Your Rights, Credit-Wise"2011
Fall River Herald-News 1990 until"Know Your Rights"2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Antioch School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Pro Bono TrainingBankruptcy2013
Monthly clinicSurviving and Managing Debt/ Bankrutpcy BasicsN/A