Adele Knight Boyd of Stockbridge brought Judith up in Stockbridge, where she graduated from their public school system. She earned her undergraduate degree at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her Juris Doctor was obtained at Washington and Lee University Law School in Virginia.Ms. Knight returning to the Berkshires in 1998. In addition to trying cases as a prosecutor, she has worked as a defense attorney. She brought that unique perspective to the Western New England School of Law in Springfield where she taught as an adjunct professor. Her lessons focused on the successful preparation and trying of criminal and civil cases. Judith is active in the community. Ms. Knight’s family has deep roots in Berkshire County. Her father, the late Dr. Robert P. Knight, was the Director of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge until his death in 1966. Judith serves on the Board of the Berkshire Theater and Projectile Arts. In 2004, she volunteered as a legal consultant in southern Florida to make sure no registered voters were denied their right to vote.