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Hillary Borcherding

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Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (JD)
  • Smith College (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Hillary’s practice focuses on a wide variety of litigation matters. During law school, Hillary worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable David H. Hennessy of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  Her third year, Hillary interned as a 3:03 student prosecutor for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office where she served as the lead prosecutor on fifty cases and two bench trials. Hillary also volunteered at the City of Chelsea Law Department working on collective bargaining and housing foreclosure issues.  As a Summer Associate in 2015, Hillary handled a pro bono bankruptcy case working with her client and other attorneys to successfully obtain a total discharge of debt.

Prior to Law School, Hillary served as Communication Coordinator for a small non-profit, WalkBoston. Hillary helped lead the organization’s legislative committee, which worked with elected officials, local businesses, and organizational members to champion state and local transportation legislation.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Recipient of the Daniel J. Fern Award, awarded annually to the graduating valedictorian
  • Law Faculty Outstanding Student Award
  • Amy E. Wells Family Law Book Award, for academic achievement in the area of Family Law
  • Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure, given annually to the student achieving the highest grade in Civil Procedure
  • Suffolk University Law School’s Legal Practice Skills Best Brief Award

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Board member, WalkBoston