Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023


  • MBA President Damian J. Turco was a featured guest on WBZ’s New England Weekend radio segment where he discussed the MBA’s Fall festival and Run for Justice on Oct. 29.

  • The nominations of MBA Juvenile & Child Welfare Section Council Chair Audrey C. Murrillo to the Juvenile Court and MBA member Michael J. Pineault to the Superior Court were announced in outlets including Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Law360, and The Sun Chronicle.

  • "Unsealed documents list evidence collected in case of Lindsay Clancy, accused of killing her 3 kids," Boston 25 News (Oct. 24). MBA Executive Management Board member Peter Elikann was interviewed about the impact of newly unsealed evidence in the case of a Duxbury woman who is accused of killing her three young children.

  • "SJC eyes time limits on presentation of evidence," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 23). MBA Judicial Administration Section Council member Kathy Jo Cook and MBA member Joseph M. Cacace discussed an upcoming Supreme Judicial Court case involving the circumstances under which a judge's imposition of time limits on evidence presentation in a civil case denies a party's right to a fair trial.

  • "Debtor’s slipshod recordkeeping provides lesson for bankruptcy practitioners," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 23). MBA Solo/Small Firm Law Practice Management Section Council member Dmitry Lev and MBA member Jordan L. Shapiro commented on a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that a Chapter 7 debtor could be denied discharge of a judgment debt based on his failure to keep adequate records on rental properties he owned.

  • "Appeals Court says officer’s use of app violated wiretap statute," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 23). MBA Criminal Justice Section Council member Murat Erkan commented on an Appeals Court decision that an undercover Boston police officer violated the Massachusetts wiretap statute by failing to seek a warrant before using a cellphone app to record three public drug purchases without a defendant's knowledge or consent.
  • "In ‘New York v. Trump,’ judge provides comprehensive review of evidence, law," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 23). MBA Business Law Section Council member Philip M. Howe wrote an article summarizing a New York judge's findings in granting summary judgment in a civil fraud case against former President Donald Trump.

  • "Hampden Superior Court Judge Mark D Mason to retire early after 15 years on bench," The Republican (Oct. 19). MBA Past President Hon. Mark D Mason of the Hampden Superior Court was the subject of an article about his retirement from judicial service.
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