Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Notable & Quotable

  • "Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert Cordy to retire," Boston Globe (Feb. 3) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy and MBA member Thomas J. Carey were quoted about the retirement of Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert J. Cordy, effective at the end of August 2016. The MBA released a statement from Healy in reaction to Cordy's announcement.
  • MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy was quoted in both the Boston Globe and Patriot Ledger (Feb. 2) on a ruling by Superior Court Judge Dennis J. Curran which rejected a bid by the Attorney General's office and Bridgewater State University to block the release of information in a sexual assault case.
  • "Long-ago deal may let Bill Cosby walk," Boston Herald (Feb. 2) -- MBA Criminal Justice Section Vice Chair Peter Elikann and MBA member J.W. Carney, Jr. were quoted in a column about the fate of sexual assault charges against comedian Bill Cosby.
  • "Court initiative looks to move civil cases faster," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 1) -- MBA Past President Marsha V. Kazarosian, MBA President-elect Jeffrey N. Catalano, and MBA members Annette Gontheir-Kiely, Keith A. Minoff and Mark Ventola were quoted on a new set of Superior Court initiatives aimed at speeding up civil cases and making them more inexpensive.
  • "Judge's gambit fails to derail man's plea deal, prison term," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 1) -- MBA member Randy S. Chapman was quoted in a story involving the rejection of a leniency plea in a sexual abuse case.
  • "Judge rejects injured diner's claim of 'class prejudice,'" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 1) -- MBA member Michael P. Gerace was quoted in the "Hearsay" column on a recent verdict in U.S. District Court pertaining to a personal injury case.