About Attorney Elliott

Attorney Kathleen Elliott is a member of the Private Counsel Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services ("CPCS") Children and Family Law ("CAFL") Panel. As a member of the CAFL Panel, Attorney Elliott represents children and parents in Care and Protection ("C&P") cases and Child Requiring Assistance ("CRA") cases in Suffolk County

Prior to joining the CAFL panel, Attorney Elliott worked as an attorney with the COVID Eviction Legal Help Project ("CELHP") at Greater Boston Legal Services ("GBLS"). As a CELHP attorney, she represented Massachusetts families facing eviction due to COVID-19. Following the end of the CELHP program, Attorney Elliott continued her work at GBLS as a staff attorney in the Housing Unit. While there, she specialized in eviction defense (particularly in cases involving public and subsidized housing tenants) and preserving subsidies for low-income tenants. 

Attorney Elliott attended law school at New England Law | Boston on a full tuition merit scholarship. She graduated Magna Cum Laude. Attorney Elliott worked as a law clerk at Coughlin Law Group, a criminal defense firm, during the summers of her first and second year of law school. In the fall of her second year, Attorney Elliott interned in the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office in the Appeals Division of the Criminal Bureau, and in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in the Clerk of the Commonwealth's Office in the spring.  In her final year of law school, Attorney Elliott spent her fall semester as a law fellow at Accountability Counsel in San Francisco. 

Prior to law school, Attorney Elliott worked as a paralegal at Iannella and Mummolo. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.