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I have 26 years of hands on experience in family law. I have practiced in each of the probate courts in the Commonwealth and have come to know the nuances of the various judges and court personnel. I also have an extensive background in criminal defense and have represented clients throughout the state. I graduated from Northeastern University, magna cum laude, with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. I then attended Suffolk University Law School where I received my Juris Doctorate in 1988. My home base is Westwood, MA but I also have office locations in Braintree, Cambridge, Dover, Framingham, Hingham, and Waltham.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 70%
    27 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    27 years
  3. Chapter 7: 10%
    27 years

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Amy L Saunders

    Catherine is a great attorney. I trust her and she fights to advocate for her client. She has great legal skills and knows how to navigate difficult cases.

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Contact info

4 Walpole Street
Dover, MA, 02030

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive198807/30/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Rated 5.5Martindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Juris Prudence AwardSuffolk University Law School1988
Hutchinson Memorial Award - outstanding marketing studentNortheastern University1985
magna cum laudeNortheastern University1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
sole practitionerLaw Office of Catherine Becker Good2012 - 2015
AssociateLEWIS & LEEPER, LLC2008 - 2012
AssociateNICA, Inc.2003 - 2008
sole practitionerLaw Office of Catherine Becker Good1988 - 2003
AssociateVoke & McLaughlin1988 - 1991
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Linked In Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2014 - Present
Linked In Criminal Defense AttorneysN/A2014 - Present
Linked In Greater Boston Group of Women's BarN/A2013 - Present
Linked In Northeastern University AlumniN/A2013 - Present
Linked In Suffolk University AlumniN/A2013 - Present
Greater Boston Group of the Women's Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Bar Association of Norfolk CountyN/A1992 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
U.S. District Court for the District of MassachusettsN/A1990 - Present
Massachusetts State BarN/A1988 - Present
Northeastern U. AlumniN/A1986 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Northeastern UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1985