The Massachusetts Chapter of SOLACE -- an e-mail based network of legal
professionals in Massachusetts who are interested in helping other
members of the Massachusetts legal "family" -- received a request
seeking attorneys willing to provide assistance to members of the
legal community in South Carolina who are out of their homes or
otherwise in need of assistance as a result of the recent flooding
in their state.
The request came from the Hon. Jay C. Zainey of the U.S.
District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana, who co-founded
the first SOLACE chapter in New Orleans. (Read an excerpt from his
If you are interested in assisting on this matter, please take a
moment to join the Massachusetts Chapter of SOLACE here.
Here is an excerpt of the request from Judge
Dear SOLACE members,
Our attorney colleagues in Columbia and many other areas of
South Carolina need our help in recovering from their disastrous
Lawyers from throughout the country assisted our New Orleans
area lawyers in their time of need during the aftermath of
Hurricane Katrina, and I have assured our friends in Columbia that
our Louisiana lawyers, as well as our SOLACE members throughout the
country are ready, willing and able to assist in any way that we