Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Notable & Quotable

  • The MBA's new Section 35 Helpline, a free legal assistance pilot program in Norfolk County designed to help county residents who are seeking court-ordered inpatient treatment for a family member or friend struggling with opioid addiction, was covered by the Associated Press and appeared in several media outlets across the state.
  • MBA members Archer B. Battista, Michael B. Bogdanow, Marissa Leigh Elkins, Jillian B. Hirsch, Matthew Segal, Karen L. Stern and Melinda L. Thompson were selected as "Lawyers of the Year" in the Jan. 18 issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
  • MBA Taxation Law Section Council Chair David G. Saliba was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA on Jan. 19, for their "Weekly State Tax Report" regarding a possible ballot question for November that would impose a higher rate of tax on income above $1 million.
  • "Contractor not shielded by homeowner's orders," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 18) -- MBA member Kurt S. Kusiak was quoted about a recent Appeals Court decision involving contractor liability under Chapter 93A.
  • "Settlement fails over consortium damages," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 18) -- MBA member Alan S. Pierce was quoted on a recent Superior Court decision concerning a personal injury settlement and the right to workers' compensation reimbursement.
  • "T&E bar looks for guidance on access to digital assets," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 18) -- MBA members Michael Simolo, Hanson S. Reynolds and Melissa F. Langa were quoted on efforts by trusts and estates attorneys to localize a uniform law on digital access for fiduciaries.