Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

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  • MBA President John J. Morrissey appeared as a guest on WBZ News Radio 1030’s NightSide with Dan Rea to promote the Ask A Lawyer program, discuss MBA initiatives and answer callers’ legal questions. (Nov. 20). See related story.

  • "For some student loan borrowers, bankruptcy could be viable option, NBC10 Boston (Nov. 20). MBA member Francis C. Morrissey was featured in a TV segment highlighting the important work of the MBA's Student Loan Bankruptcy Assistance Project, which he co-chairs.

  • "PI bar grapples with juror bias in bicycle/car crash cases," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 18). MBA members Bridget A. LopezDennis M. Lindgren and Douglas L. Price discussed the challenges of finding impartial jurors in cases involving bicycle accidents.

  • "Court: Motions for new trial require review of full case," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 18). MBA members Susan E. CohenAllen N. David and Thomas R. Murphy commented on two Appeals Court rulings that provide clarification for judges considering whether to grant a new trial based on the conduct of an attorney.

  • "Rule 12 procedural defenses: Follow the yellow brick road," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 18). Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins, an MBA member and a Superior Court judge, co-wrote an article outlining the laws and best practices surrounding Rule 12 motions. 

  • "Lawyer relishes adrenaline rush as paintball player," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 18). MBA member Joseph H. Baldiga was featured in a Hearsay article in which he discussed his passion for paintball.
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