Attorney Katherine M. Amato, an associate at Robinson Donovan, P.C., a full-service law firm trusted by generations to represent individual and business clients throughout Massachusetts and New England, has been named to the Pro Bono Associate Advisory Board for the Hampden County Legal Clinic (HCLC).

The HCLC formed the Pro Bono Associate Advisory Board to provide strategic support for its volunteer efforts. Board membership is open to young attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment and are passionate about improving access to justice for the underserved in Hampden County. In 2017, HCLC provided 904 hours and more than $180,000 in donated legal fees to more than 1,000 individuals.

Attorney Amato, a resident of Longmeadow, practices divorce and family law, litigation and nonprofit business counseling. She currently is part of the HCLC’s Probate and Family Court Conciliation program. Amato is a graduate of Springfield College (Bachelor of Arts, 2009) and Northeastern University School of Law (Juris Doctor, 2013).