MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020

Suffolk County

Covenoption 2Hon. Mark S. Coven, first justice of the Quincy District Court, and chair of Flaschner’s Academic Committee, has been awarded the Franklin N. Flaschner Award by the Judicial Division of the American Bar Association. The Franklin N. Flaschner Award is given to a judge who embodies the high ideals, personal character and competence in performing judicial duties that were exemplified by the late Chief Justice Franklin N. Flaschner of the District Court of Massachusetts; who has made significant contributions on local, state and national levels to continuing education of the judiciary; and in other ways improved the quality of justice in courts with special and limited jurisdiction.


Suffolk County

DaSilvaAug6BulletinMBA member Anthony P. DaSilva Jr. has joined the Boston law firm of Davis Malm as a shareholder.

DaSilva brings over two decades of experience counseling clients on the tax and regulatory issues impacting compensation and benefits arrangements.
He is a trusted advisor to public, private and non-profit businesses on issues involving executive compensation, benefits, fringes and perquisites, deferred compensation and ERISA.


The Massachusetts Bar Association accepts MBA member-submitted announcements for publication in eJournal. 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).

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.