Marisa W. Higgins
Domestic relations law is the focus for Marisa W. Higgins, an Officer with the firm. Her practice is in all areas of domestic relations law, including divorce, separate support, real estate and business valuation, custody of children, paternity, drafting of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, validity of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and modification of prior judgments.
Her expertise in this field has been recognized. She has been selected as a Rising Star, a distinction awarded to the top 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40, by Law & Politics and Boston magazine. Attorney Higgins was a recipient of Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty award in 2009. In addition, in 2008, she was named a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts.
An active member of the Worcester County Bar Association, Attorney Higgins has served as a co-chair of the New Membership Committee. A frequent participant in the Probate & Family Court Lawyer for the Day Program, she has accepted cases on a pro bono basis through the Volunteer Lawyers Service of the Massachusetts Justice Project and the Worcester County Bar Association.
Attorney Higgins graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and received her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, where she served as an editor on the Villanova Environmental Law Journal. While in law school, she received the Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer & Brecher Award for excellence in trial advocacy. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
Attorney Higgins' assistant is Maria Gerrol and can be reached at 508.459.8011 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Law Degree; Villanova University School of Law
Undergraduate Degree; College of the Holy Cross, 1999