When Robert Holloway Jr. tried out for the all-male Glee Club at
Amherst College in his freshman year in 1964, he applied as a first
tenor. The first tenor is usually the smallest group in a four-part
male chorus because of the demand to hit the highest notes. The
fallback was second tenor, which is easier to sing. Holloway vied
for the smaller group to increase his chances of getting
accepted. "He would have gotten picked, anyway," says Amherst
classmate and friend John Stifler, who now teaches economics at
UMass-Amherst. "I was interested that he had such a pragmatic
approach to the whole thing."
The dog days of summer brought along an active bill signing
period. Gov. Deval L. Patrick signed two bills that the
Massachusetts Bar Association has been closely monitoring and
The Massachusetts Bar Association has a long and proud history.
I am honored to commence my service as president of this great
organization and thank everyone for this wonderful opportunity
The chairs and vice chairs of the MBA's 17 sections and Young
Lawyers Division have been selected and will convene council
meeting beginning in September. Section councils were invited to an
orientation program at the MBA offices in mid-August. The program
provided the information and direction necessary for the volunteer
leaders to hit the ground running with the onset of the 2012-13
association year on Sept. 1.