Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury and Murphy, P.C. Announces New Firm Shareholders

Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury and Murphy, P.C. is proud to announce that the firm has elected Erin J. Meehan and Kathryn S. Crouss as new Shareholders.

Erin Meehan & Kathryn Crouss

Crouss joined the firm in May 2022 and became a firm Shareholder as of January 1, 2023. She has extensive experience in both family law and employment matters. Crouss is a certified mediator and represents family law clients both in court and through alternative dispute resolution methods.

Crouss, a resident of Westhampton, is currently the President-Elect of the Hampden County Bar Association, serves on the board of Community Legal Aid and has chaired the Community Legal Aid’s Access to Justice fundraising campaign for the past two years. While a student at Western New England University School of Law, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Western New England Law Review.

Meehan concentrates her practice in general civil litigation and municipal law. She joined DWPM as an associate in 2014 and became a firm Shareholder as of January 1, 2023. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hampden County Bar Association.

Meehan, who now resides in Enfield, Connecticut, earned her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and her B.A. from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

W. Garth Janes, Managing Partner at DWPM, said, “Katie and Erin are very valuable members of the firm and the Springfield legal community. Katie is a leading family law attorney in Western Massachusetts and also provides depth to our employment law practice. Erin continues our dedication to a strong civil litigation and municipal practice. We look forward to having them continue to serve clients throughout Western Massachusetts as shareholders of the firm.”

Doherty, Wallace offers a broad range of legal services in order to meet the diverse needs of its 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.