The Massachusetts Bar Association has a long history of
supporting our judicial system and our communities. And we will
continue to build upon our accomplishments this year through my
Working Family, Consumer Advocacy and Justice for All initiatives.
We know what we've accomplished and what we're capable of. But if
we want to do more - and we do - we need to make sure the public
understands, as well.
In an evening that combined heartfelt admiration with
good-natured teasing, more than 100 friends, family members and
colleagues gathered on Sept. 12 at the Liberty Hotel in Boston to
laud Douglas K. Sheff as president of the Massachusetts Bar
It's emblematic of Richard J. Dyer's career that more than one
of his legal colleagues say that they met him for the first time
when he was a defendant. The judge who became one of his first and
most crucial advocates was also the first one to put him in jail,
and would do so several times.
Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland will
deliver his Annual Address to the Legal Community at the
Massachusetts Bar Association's Bench-Bar Symposium. The event will
take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the John Adams