Heather M. Ward, Esq.

Boston Divorce Lawyer Heather M. Ward

Attorney Ward practices Probate & Family Law litigation, Housing (landlord-tenant) litigation, and Consumer Law litigation.  She is active in the Boston-area pro bono community, where she participates with the Lawyer For A Day program and as a panel attorney with the Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Before starting her own practice, Attorney Ward worked in the private sector in both civil litigation and finance. She was an Associate Attorney at Gallant & Ervin, LLC where her focus was on family law and divorce matters. Prior to joining Gallant & Ervin, Attorney Ward worked at The Debt Exchange, Inc., a global loan sale advisory firm in Boston.  While in law school, she worked in Boston as a Law Clerk at the Law Office of Jeremy T. Robin and as a Legal Intern for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.

Heather received two undergraduate degrees from the University of Georgia, cum laude, and a law degree from New England Law | Boston where she concentrated on civil rights and constitutional law.

Bar Admissions
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Education
Juris Doctor, New England Law | Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts Political Science, cum laude, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Bachelor of Arts Women’s Studies, cum laude, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Pro Bono Activities
Volunteer Lawyers Project, Panel Attorney

Professional Associations and Membership
Massachusetts Bar Association
National Lawyers Guild
University of Georgia, Alumni Association |Boston Chapter, President
Woman2Woman Lawyer Referral Network

Publications
Overcoming Ourselves: Challenges Facing Females Entering the Legal Profession Today

Honors
Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, October 2015
Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, October 2014
Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, October 2013
Meg Connolly MVP Award, Volunteer Lawyers Project, January 2013