Ann Morse Hartner

Research Attorney (Retired)

Ann, now retired, joined Rosenberg, Freedman & Lee LLP in 1994 as part of the elder law and estate planning practice group, concentrating in the area of Medicaid, helping clients achieve and maintain eligibility. She retired in 2012.

Ann is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA). The WBA seeks to advance the role of women in the legal, economic, political and social spheres. The WBA actively supports legislation and advocates judicial decisions which seek to eliminate discrimination, particularly gender discrimination.

She served on the WBA Board of Directors from 1997 to 2009 and on its Legislative Policy Committee since 1988 and as Chair from 1993 to present.

In October 2009, she received the Lelia J. Robinson Award, the highest award given by the Women’s Bar Association, named for the first women admitted to the Bar in Massachusetts. She was also the inaugural recipient of the WBA Service Award in April 2003.

In December 2008, she was a member of the inaugural class of the Women of Justice award (now called the Top Women of Law), given by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Ann received her JD from Northeastern University School of Law. She did her undergraduate work at the University of New Hampshire – Durham.

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