Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
MBA President-elect Douglas K. Sheff
MBA teams with WBZ Call for Action to offer Mass. residents free legal advice
Volunteer lawyers from the MBA will field phone calls from 7 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 14 from Bay State residents who have legal concerns or problems
Massachusetts residents can receive free legal advice on
Wednesday, Aug. 14 by participating in the Ask A Lawyer call-in
program presented jointly by the Massachusetts Bar Association and
WBZ Call for Action.
"The Massachusetts Bar Association is proud to work with WBZ
News Radio 1030 on this program," MBA President-elect Douglas K.
Sheff said. "This partnership provides members of the public with
free access to qualified attorneys who can provide legal advice and
information about available legal services. We appreciate WBZ's
continued commitment to this valuable service."
Volunteer lawyers from the MBA will field phone calls from 7 to
9 p.m. on Aug. 14 from Bay State residents who have legal concerns
or problems. The legal advice is provided at no charge as a public
The Ask A Lawyer phone number is
(617) 787-7070. If a caller gets a busy signal,
they are asked to hang up and try again. Normal telephone charges
will apply. NOTE: The phones will only be staffed by MBA
attorneys from 7 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 14.
While volunteer lawyers field calls, Sheff will discuss key legal
topics from 8 to 9 p.m. as a guest on WBZ Radio's NightSide with
Dan Rea. Sheff will discuss the MBA's Working Families, Consumer
Advocacy and Justice for All initiatives, and how the MBA works to
serve Massachusetts communities through its support of legislation,
workers' rights and available public programming, which includes a
monthly Dial-A-Lawyer, the Lawyer Referral Service and more.