Denise Harvey has been practicing law since 1988. She received her B.A. from Regis College and her law degree from Suffolk University Law School. She has spent her legal career litigating civil and probate matters, particularly those relating to employment and civil rights, fiduciary disputes and guardianship matters involving elders and disabled individuals.
Ms. Harvey also worked pro bono for more than ten years preparing estate and guardianship plans for clients of both the AIDS Action Committee and the Home Hospice of Whidden Memorial Hospital. She is an active volunteer with Friends of Beverly School for the Deaf, and was a founder and director of the North East Center for Conductive Education, an organization providing innovative therapy for children with cerebral palsy.
Ms. Harvey, who acts as a surrogate for her son, is a long-time advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities. As a member of both the PCA Workforce Council and the North Shore Aging and Disability Resource Consortium, Ms. Harvey will continue supporting the effort to keep elder and disabled persons at home rather than in nursing home facilities through the use of PCA’s and other supports