Volunteer attorneys answer calls from Boston Marathon bombing victims on May 8.
Photos by Carol Fee.
The Massachusetts Bar Association is offering legal assistance
to victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. At its first Marathon
Bombing Dial-A-Lawyer on Wednesday, May 8, attorneys fielded
several calls from victims between the hours of 5:30 and 7:30
"I decided to volunteer for the Marathon Bombing Dial-A-Lawyer
because I want to do my part, as a member of the legal community,
to help the victims overcome this horrific tragedy," said volunteer
attorney Samuel A. Segal, an associate with Breakstone, White &
Gluck. "It is our responsibility as members of the Boston legal
community to help the victims recover and the community rebuild in
the wake of this tragedy. It is a privilege and a pleasure to
In addition to offering victims legal representation when needed,
the MBA will provide a second Dial-A-Lawyer session specifically
for bombing victims on Thursday, May 30.
The MBA is also seeking attorneys who are available to volunteer
to take one case, if called upon. The MBA anticipates that there
will likely be a need for legal help in the areas of housing,
disability claims, workers' compensation, employment and
All volunteers must commit to take no legal fee for this
The MBA thanks its May 8 Marathon
Bombing Dial-A-Lawyer attorney volunteers:
- Peter G. DeGelleke;
- Kwadwo Frimpong;
- Sheryl R. Furnari;
- David Hass;
- Eric J. Robbie;
- Samuel A. Segal;
- J. Daniel Silverman;
- Richard A. Sugarman; and
- Geraldine M. Zipser.