The Massachusetts Bar Foundation proudly announces that two of
its most dedicated volunteers will be honored with President's
Awards at the upcoming MBF Grantee Receptions. Award recipients
- Elaine M.
Epstein, a partner at Todd & Weld, LLP, in Boston
- Charles J.
DiMare, a partner at the Law Firm of Antonino & DiMare, in
Esptein, an Oliver Wendell Holmes Life Fellow, is being honored
for longstanding support of the MBF and its mission to increase
access to justice. A dedicated volunteer and generous donor, she
served on the MBF board of trustees and the Massachusetts IOLTA
Committee. She is also a past president of the Massachusetts Bar
Association, founded and served as the first president of the
Women's Bar Association, and represents the very best of the legal
profession. Epstein will receive her award at the Grantee Reception
in Boston on October 15.
DiMare's active participation in the MBF began in 1995, when he
first became a member of the MBF Society of Fellows. Each year, he
volunteers to review grant requests from organizations throughout
the western region of the state. His expertise has helped ensure
that the MBF's grant making is truly statewide and reaches
effective programs that can further the foundation's goals and
mission. The MBF will honor DiMare for his dedication and tireless
advocacy on behalf of the communities of Western Mass. DiMare will
receive his award at the Western Mass. Grantee Reception in Amherst
on October 27.
The MBF hosts grantee receptions annually to show its
appreciation to the MBF grantees and supporters. All are