Doherty Wallace Pillsbury and Murphy, P.C. Announces New Attorney

Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury and Murphy, P.C.  is proud to announce the hiring of Lisa L. Halbert as an attorney in our Northampton, Massachusetts office.    Attorney Halbert joined Doherty, Wallace in July, 2022, and brings over 30 years of experience in representing clients throughout Western Massachusetts. She has an extensive background in elder law and estate planning; estate and trust administration (including estate tax return preparation); special needs trusts; asset protection planning; residential real estate; and preparation of personal and fiduciary income tax returns. 

Lisa is available to assist clients in Hampshire, Hampden, and Franklin Counties.  Since 2016 Lisa has served on the Board of Directors for Lathrop Community located in Easthampton and Northampton, and currently serves as its Secretary.  She is a member of the National and Massachusetts Associations of Elder Law Attorneys, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Hampshire County Bar Association, and the Pioneer Valley Estate Planning Council.

Garth Janes, managing shareholder of Doherty, Wallace, said “We are happy to have someone of Lisa’s expertise and experience join the firm, and we look forward to her providing exceptional service to all our clients.”

Doherty, Wallace offers a broad range of legal services in order to meet the diverse needs of our clients and friends in Western Massachusetts, including extensive corporate, real estate, banking, intellectual property and health care practices, and sophisticated estate and probate practices. The firm has offices in downtown Springfield and Northampton.