Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021


  • "Tight job market puts law firms in scramble for talent," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 18). MBA member Shira M. Diner and MBA Ethics Committee member Scott D. Burke were quoted in an article about the challenges facing law firms as they seek to hire qualified attorneys to fill open positions.

  • "Chapter 11 debtor can avoid mortgage," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 18). MBA member Steven Weiss commented on a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that a debtor could avoid a mortgage in her Chapter 11 bankruptcy because her name was not on the certificate of acknowledgment.

  • "Counsel for those with brain injuries recount 14-year quest for services," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 18). MBA member Steven J. Schwartz discussed his work to improve the provision of state services for people with brain injuries.

  • "New book probes city’s transition, family’s grief through two murder trials," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 18). MBA member Norman S. Zalkind discussed his involvement in a noteworthy 1979 Supreme Judicial Court case that is the subject of a new book by author Jan Brogan.
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