Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023


  • "Local attorney elected president of state bar association," Andover Townsman (Sept. 14). Damian J. Turco's election as president of the MBA was announced in Andover, where his firm maintains an office.

  • "New MassBar prez plans to use tech to close justice gap," Law360 (Sept. 13). MBA President Damian J. Turco was featured in an article highlighting his goals for the 2023-24 year.

  • "Equipment that sat ‘idle’ doesn’t reduce mechanic’s lien," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Sept. 11). MBA members Leah A. Rochwarg and Bradley L. Croft commented on an Appeals Court decision that a mechanic's lien stemming from a contractor's failure to pay fees for rented equipment could not be reduced for the time that the equipment sat unused at the jobsite.

  • "81-year-old Silverglate steels for battle on behalf of Trump lawyer," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Sept. 11). MBA member Harvey A. Silverglate was interviewed about his role on the defense team of former Trump attorney John Eastman, who is one of 19 people charged in alleged conspiracy to subvert the will of Georgia voters. The article also quoted Silverglate's colleague, MBA member Norman S. Zalkind.

  • "Insurer’s customer spreadsheets protected as trade secrets," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Sept. 11). MBA member Russell Beck discussed a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that an insurance company was entitled to trade secret protection of spreadsheets containing customer information that former agents allegedly failed to return and used in their own agencies.
  • "Restraining order law doesn’t adequately protect roommates," The Boston Globe (Sept. 10). MBA Past President Marsha V. Kazarosian was quoted in an editorial arguing that the state's restraining order law does not sufficiently account for individuals who need protection from their roommates.
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