Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, March 16, 2023


  • "Making News in Business, March 16," Daily Hampshire Gazette (March 16). MBA member Alexander M. Pattacini was announced as a new hire in the Estate Planning and Elder Law Department at Bacon Wilson PC in Springfield.

  • "25 Investigates: Court recordings reveal court worker’s alleged witness intimidation," Boston 25 News (March 14). MBA Executive Management Board member Peter Elikann was interviewed about the case against a Woburn man who is accused of participating in a fatal shooting after he posted bail on stabbing charges and whose mother allegedly engaged in witness intimidation.

  • "Departing lawyers who copied client files not liable under 93A," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (March 13). MBA Past President Thomas F. Maffei commented on a Superior Court judge's decision that six attorneys who copied client files and databases before leaving their firm to start a new one did not violate Chapter 93A.

  • "Local attorney, retired Colorado judge train on new approach to divorce cases," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (March 13). MBA Family Law Section Council member Heidi Webb discussed the launch of a new institute where she trains attorneys in her Consilium Process for divorce cases.

  • "Beyond burnout and the law’s culture of crisis," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (March 13). As part of an ongoing wellness series by the MBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee, attorney Antonio Coronado wrote about their struggles with burnout during and after law school and the need for institutional change in the legal profession.
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