The Massachusetts Bar Association and the Greater Boston Family Law Inn of Court held a congratulatory cocktail party for Judge Thomas Barbar on Tuesday, June 5. Click here to view reception photos.
"You are a credit to the bench and a credit to the bar," said MBA President-elect Christopher A. Kenney of Barbar, at the reception.
In November 2017, Barbar, who currently serves as MBA Secretary, was appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker as an associate justice of the Middlesex Probate and Family Court. He is a former partner at Deutsch Williams. As part of his probate practice, he specialized in estate administrations, allowance of wills, equity cases, guardianships and conservatorships. Barbar also litigated will contests and objections to appointments of administrators and guardians. His domestic relations practice specialized in all phases of divorce law, paternity and adoption cases. Barbar was a recipient of the MBA Volunteer Recognition Award in 2013.