MBF to honor Justice Geraldine Hines at Annual Meeting on March 9

Thursday, March 2, 2023
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The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) will hold its 2023 Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 9, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Suffolk University Law School. Massachusetts Bar Association members interested in learning more about the Foundation’s grantmaking and charitable activities are welcome to attend.

The event will begin with a business meeting and close with a cocktail reception. This year’s Great Friend of Justice Award recipient is former Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Hon. Geraldine S. Hines. The grantee address will be delivered by Hon. Peter W. Agnes on behalf of Flaschner Judicial Institute.

The business meeting will include the election of new officers and trustees, including:

2023 Officers
Terms ending in 2024
President: Angela C. McConney, Esq.
Vice President: G. Perry Wu, Esq.
Treasurer: Melissa Langa, Esq.
Secretary: Edward F. Dombroski Jr., Esq.

2023 Trustees
Terms ending in 2027
Hon. Elspeth B. Cypher
Patrick Francomano, Esq. (MBA Designee) 
Michael J. Leard, Esq.
Kimberly E. Winter, Esq.
(Second Term) 
G. Perry Wu, Esq. (Second Term) 

The MBF also looks forward to recognizing those members of the MBF Society of Fellows who completed pledges in 2022 to become Life Fellows:

President's Circle – Platinum Life Fellow
Laurence M. Johnson, Esq. – Maine

President's Circle – Bronze Life Fellow
Robert S. Molloy, Esq. – Canton

Oliver Wendell Holmes Life Fellows
Miriam H. Babin, Esq. – Taunton
Thomas M. Bond, Esq. – Boston
Dennis M. Lindgren, Esq. – Boston
G. Perry Wu, Esq. – Wellesley

Louis D. Brandeis Life Fellows
Peter Benjamin, Esq. – Springfield
Michael E. Mone Jr., Esq. – Boston

Life Fellows
Emanuel Alves, Esq. – Boston
Michelle Bugbee, Esq. – Indian Orchard
Jennifer J. Dieringer, Esq. – Northampton
Elizabeth G. Dineen, Esq. – Springfield
Audrey M. Donovan, Esq. – Scituate
Maureen L. Reilly, Esq. – Boston
Bernadette Stark, Esq. – Amherst
Damian J. Turco, Esq. – Newburyport

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