ANITA J. COMERFORD
Anita J. Comerford is a Managing Partner at Sullivan & Comerford, P.C. with over thirty years of experience in the practice of law in Illinois and Massachusetts. Her practice focuses on estate planning, estate settlement, estate litigation and she advises South Short corporate clients on their legal rights, responsibilities, regulations, and business transactions.
A proud Midwesterner, Anita was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Anita is a 1985 graduate of the University of Illinois and a 1989 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law. She began her practice as an associate attorney with Knight, Hoppe, Fanning, Knight Ltd., in Des Plaines Illinois where she defended municipalities in connection with general liability and civil rights matters, premises and homeowner liability, and automobile tort defense in both State and Federal court. While practicing in the greater Chicago area, she was a member of the Judiciary Committee for the Chicago Bar Association and served as a volunteer instructor with the Chicago Coalition for Law Related Education. She first joined Sullivan & Sullivan, P.C. in 1993 and became a partner in 1995. In 2014, Anita took on the role of managing the firm, which then changed its name to Sullivan & Comerford, P.C.
As an active member of her community, Anita currently serves as a Board Member of the Norwell Visiting Nurses Association, Inc. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Plymouth County Bar Association having served as its President in 2019. Anita previously served as a member and treasurer of the Hingham Affordable Housing Trust, satisfying her desire to ensure that affordable housing is being created in her hometown in a responsible manner. She was also a member of the Board of Trustees of The Company Theatre in Norwell, MA for over 10 years. Anita volunteers her time to the Plymouth County Lawyer of the Day program.