Practicing Family Law in Massachusetts for Over 30 Years
Sheara F. Friend Law Offices

Danielle Harris-Baker

Danielle Harris-Baker is an established trial lawyer who regularly appears in the Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts regarding all aspects of divorce, separation, paternity, contested custody matters, adoption, guardianships, and complaints for contempt, post-divorce modifications, abuse and domestic violence cases. Danielle’s domestic relations practice includes drafting, enforcing and defending pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements, and advising and advocating for clients in complex custody and visitation matters, relocation/removal, and same-sex divorce.

Danielle also counsels and represents clients in connection with alimony, child support, spousal support, children’s rights, estate administration and juvenile law cases. Danielle has particular expertise in multi-faceted custody matters and divorces with complex assets. Danielle’s clients range from low income to high net worth individuals throughout Massachusetts.

Routinely appointed by the Court, Danielle serves as a Probate and Family Court Conciliator for divorce, modification, and contempt proceedings, and a Guardian ad Litem in divorce and custody disputes. Danielle is often recognized for her dedication and expertise, and has been named a Superlawyers Rising Star for Family Law from 2013 to present.

Prior to the formation of the Law Offices of Sheara F. Friend, Danielle was an associate at Wilchins, Cosentino & Friend LLP where she focused her practice in domestic relations litigation. Previously, she gained substantial trial experience in all areas of family law litigation, probate litigation and domestic relations at a small family law firm.


University of Wisconsin Law School, JD American University, BA, cum laude, International Relations

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts New York Wisconsin

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Member

Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

Boston Bar Association, Member

Massachusetts Inns of Probate Court, Member

Middlesex County Conciliator

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