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Elizabeth S. Hegner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boston, MA

Baskin Kershner & Thorp, LLC
745 Boylston Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-266-1820
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

An exceptionally skilled and compassionate professional, Elizabeth S. Hegner is a family law attorney at the law firm of Baskin Kershner & Thorp, LLC. Licensed to practice in Massachusetts since 2015, she assists families throughout the Boston area navigate complex legal issues swiftly and cost-efficiently. 

Over the years, Ms. Hegner has helped a number of clients obtain positive results in matters related to divorce, child custody, child support, spousal maintenance/alimony, division of marital property and debts, paternity issues, parental relocation and post-divorce modifications.

Ms. Hegner attended Boston College and obtained her bachelor’s degree in 2012. With a solidified interest in law, she enrolled at Suffolk University Law School and received her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2015. While there, she was a part of the Student Bar Association, where she offered dedicated mentorship to law students. She also served as a Note Editor for Suffolk University Law Review.

Immediately after law school, Ms. Hegner served as a legal intern for a renowned solo practitioner in Massachusetts, where she was responsible for drafting and filing of Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) Petitions in the probate and family courts of Massachusetts. She later worked at another law firm and gained extensive family legal experience.

Several legal organizations have had the pleasure of counting Ms. Hegner among their members. She is a part of the Boston Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association.  She also contributes as a writer to the Family Law Section Newsletter of the Boston Bar Association.

As a result of her excellent client services and positive client feedback, Ms. Hegner holds a “Very Good” rating on Avvo.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Mediation & Collaborative Law


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Elizabeth S. Hegner

First Admitted: 2015, Massachusetts

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Norfolk County Probate and Family Court Lawyer for the Day Program, Volunteer 


  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2021

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts
  • Women’s Bar Association, Annual Gala Planning Committee
  • Boston Bar Association, Family Law Section Newsletter, Member
  • Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member

Educational Background

  • Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts, B.A., 2012 
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Office Location for Elizabeth S. Hegner

745 Boylston Street
Suite 400
Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 617-266-1820

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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