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Catherine M. Taylor, Attorney

Named a Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40 in MA in 2016

Catherine M. Taylor / Partner

Attorney Taylor was born and raised in Western New York. She attended Pace University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 2006. While at Pace University, Attorney Taylor was active in the Criminal Justice Society, and acted as the Vice President, earning an award for her dedication to co-curricular activities. Catherine also played on the University's tennis team. Upon graduating from Pace University, she went on to work as a Legal Assistant for Polito & Quinn in Waterford, Connecticut, where she worked primarily on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Attorney Taylor also worked briefly as a Legal Secretary for Moody, Strople, Kloeppel & Higginbotham, Inc. in Portsmouth, Virginia, where she worked primarily on FELA claims for injured railroad workers.

In 2008 Catherine began her studies at New England Law | Boston. Attorney Taylor graduated cum laude in 2011 and is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. While at New England, Catherine focused her studies on estate planning and family law. Attorney Taylor was named a New England Scholar for superior academic achievement, and was on the Dean's List. She was also a Lead Articles Editor for the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement.

While in law school, Attorney Taylor had the opportunity to work closely with two of her law professors as a research assistant, contributing to articles on estate planning, the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code, and education policy. She also had the pleasure of working with a justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court in the criminal session for a summer. During her final year of law school, Attorney Taylor worked for Nelson & Broadbent as a law clerk, where she participated in all aspects of pretrial preparation.

Upon being admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 2011, Attorney Taylor set up her own practice in Sharon, Massachusetts. Since then, her practice has focused on family law, estate planning and employment law. Attorney Taylor has also worked on a variety of other cases, including adoptions, Section 8 housing, firearm licensing, personal injury, guardianships and conservatorships.

Attorney Taylor was named a "Top 40 Family Law Attorney Under 40" in Massachusetts for 2016.

Outside of the office, Catherine is the Secretary for the Board of Directors for the Cottage Children's Center in Marlborough, Massachusetts and enjoys playing with her kids, reading, cooking, and taking her dog on long walks.