MBA welcomes 2018-19 section council chairs and vice chairs

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018

Appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Christopher A. Kenney, the 2018-19 leaders of the MBA's sections and Young Lawyers Division provide lawyers with up-to-date information on specific areas of law, monitor law-related legislation, sponsor professional education programs and provide information on the law for the general public.

Here is a list of section and division leaders for this association year.

Access to Justice


Andrew P. Cornell (left)
, chair, Andrew P. Cornell, Attorney at Law, Cambridge
Elizabeth A. Soulé (right), vice chair, MetroWest Legal Services, Framingham

Business Law


Jonathan D. Plaut (left), chair, Cohan, Rasnick, Myerson, Plaut LLP, Boston
Maria T. Davis (right),
vice chair, Todd & Weld LLP, Boston

Civil Litigation


Eric P. Finamore (left), chair, Weston Patrick PA, Boston
Paul J. Klehm (right),
vice chair, Krasnoo, Klehm & Falkner LLP, Andover

Civil Rights & Social Justice


Matthew M. Cregor (left),
chair, Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee, Boston
Anuj Khetarpal (right),
vice chair, United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston

Complex Commercial Litigation


Matthew J. Ginsburg (left),
chair, Gilbert & Renton LLC, Andover
Derek B. Domian (right),
vice chair, Goulston & Storrs PC, Boston

Criminal Justice


Nina L. Pomponio,
chair, Massachusetts Probation Service, Boston
Charu A. Verma (not pictured),
vice chair, Committee for Public Counsel Services, Malden

Dispute Resolution


Sarah E. Worley (left),
chair, Sarah E. Worley Conflict Resolution PC, Boston
Hon. Bonnie H. MacLeod (Ret.) (right),
vice chair, JAMS, Boston

Family Law


Kimberley J. Joyce (left),
chair, Law Office of Kimberley J. Joyce, Wellesley
Holly A. Hinte (right),
vice chair, Lee & Rivers LLP, Boston

Health Law


Kathryn M. Rattigan (left),
chair, Robinson & Cole LLP, Providence
Michael J. Barrows (right),
vice chair, Devine Barrows LLP, Wellesley Hills

Judicial Administration


Michael H. Hayden (left),
chair, Morrison Mahoney LLP, Boston 
Joseph P. Hurley III (right),
vice chair, Norfolk Superior Court, Dedham

Juvenile & Child Welfare


Valerie Torpey Irving (left),
chair, Law Office of Valerie Torpey Irving, Westwood
Holly T. Smith (right),
vice chair, Committee for Public Counsel Services/Youth Advocacy Division, Somerville

Labor & Employment


Nancy S. Shilepsky (left),
chair, Sherin and Lodgen LLP, Boston 
Kavita M. Goyal (right),
vice chair, Rosen Law Office PC, Andover

Probate Law


Kevin G. Diamond (left),
chair, Rico, Murphy & Diamond LLP, Millis
Maureen E. Curran (right),
vice chair, Law Office of Maureen Curran LLC, Boston

Public Law


Kerry T. Ryan (left),
chair, Bogle, DeAscentis & Coughlin PC, Quincy
Susan G. Anderson (right),
vice chair, Office of the State Treasurer, Boston

Real Estate Law


Michael S. Rabieh (left),
chair, The Law Office of Michael S. Rabieh, Belmont
Michael L. Lonzana (right),
vice chair, MLL Law LLC, Needham Heights

Solo, Small Firm and Practice Management


Dmitry Lev (left),
chair, Law Offices of D. Lev PC, Watertown
Val C. Ribeiro (right),
vice chair, Lider, Fogarty & Ribeiro PC, Fall River

Taxation Law


Thomas Greg Collins (left),
chair, McCarter & English LLP, Boston
Evelyn A. Haralampu (right),
vice chair, Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston

Workers' Compensation


Shenan Pellegrini (left), chair, Calnan, Freeley & Pellegrini, CFP Law Group, Boston
Michael P. Cardaropoli (right),
vice chair, Pellegrini, Seeley, Ryan & Blakesley PC, Springfield

Young Lawyers Division


Michael D. Molloy (left),
chair, Marcotte Law Firm, Lowell
Meghan H. Slack (right),
chair-elect, Law Office of Meghan Slack, Burlington