2017-18 MBA President Christopher P. Sullivan.
The Massachusetts Bar Association is pleased to announce its
leadership slate for the 2017-18 association year. Massachusetts
Bar Association President Christopher P. Sullivan and his fellow
officers begin their terms on Sept. 1.
A partner at Robins Kaplan LLP in Boston, Sullivan will focus his
presidency on reinforcing the notion that the MBA is the bar
association for every lawyer across the state, regardless of
location or practice area.
"The MBA is the home for every single lawyer in the commonwealth
of Massachusetts," said Sullivan.
In addition, Sullivan wants to emphasize "bedrock legal
principles," such as the rule of law, due process, access to
justice and equal protection throughout his year. He hopes to
encourage lawyers to think more about their citizenship and civic
responsibilities in becoming what he calls "attorney citizens."
Another priority for Sullivan is to strengthen the bar's
relationship with the judiciary by defending and explaining certain
Alongside Sullivan, the other 2017-18 MBA officers include:
President-elect Christopher A. Kenney, Vice President Denise I.
Murphy, Treasurer John J. Morrissey and Secretary Thomas J.
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