MassBar Bulletin: Member updates

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017


JackowitzDavid R. Jackowitz has become a named partner at Shaevel, Krems, O'Connor & Jackowitz LLP. Jackowitz chairs the firm's Real Estate Development practice, and his practice focuses on real estate, zoning, landlord/tenant, commercial leasing, litigation, and representation of non-profit entities.

JuarezMelissa A. Juárez, who will serve as a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association's 2017-18 Executive Management Board and as a Region 8 House of Delegates member, is a recipient of the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2017 Top Women of Law award. The event celebrates outstanding achievements made by exceptional women lawyers. Each year Lawyers Weekly honors women attorneys who have made tremendous professional strides and demonstrated great accomplishments in the legal field. Juárez will receive this award, along with the other honorees, at the annual event on November 2.

Flynn-PoppeyElissa Flynn-Poppey, a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Law Review Editorial Board, has been appointed to the bipartisan Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations led by United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey. The advisory committee will re-convene to consider applications for two pending federal judicial vacancies in Boston. Chaired by former District Court Judge Nancy Gertner, the advisory committee is comprised of distinguished members of the Massachusetts legal community. Flynn-Poppey, who leads Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC's Government Law Practice, previously served as deputy legal counsel to Gov. Mitt Romney and as executive director of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Office of the Governor of Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Bar Association accepts MBA member-submitted announcements for publication in the MassBar Bulletin section of Massachusetts Lawyers Journal. Get further connected with fellow MBA members by sharing your noteworthy professional and personal accomplishments. There is no cost to participate.

HOW TO SUBMIT: Send a blurb of 75 words or less to Please include your name, firm/place of work, and the town and county where you work. Photo submissions are also welcome (hi-res, 300 dpi or larger, photos). Due to space constraints, only a limited number of photos may appear in a given issue of Lawyers Journal.

Announcements accepted for consideration include individual professional accomplishments (new jobs, promotions, recent accomplishments or awards*, etc.) and personal news (weddings, engagements, birth announcements, and other notable outside-of-work accomplishments). Honor Roll Firm announcements are also encouraged.

*Awards should not include mentions in Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, AV ratings and other list-type awards due to the large number of attorneys who receive them.