MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

Suffolk County

Screen Shot 2021-01-21 at 11.47.10 AMMBA member Tracy Thomas Boland, a partner at Morgan, Brown & Joy, spoke at the MetroWest Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) webinar, “Massachusetts Paid Family Leave,” on Jan. 13. The webinar discussed the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) Act and helped attendees effectively address and comply with the law in their respective organizations. 

Boland counsels clients on the full range of employment law issues from hiring to firing, including performance management, investigations, wage and hour issues, leaves of absence and the accommodations process, discrimination and harassment issues and investigations, and reductions in force. Boland also drafts and revises employee handbooks, employment agreements, and severance and settlement agreements. 


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.