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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
  2. Unspecified: 20%
  3. Credit Repair: 10%
  4. Debt Agreements: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • 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 and 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


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