MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023

Suffolk County

shayne-kinsella16smMassachusetts Bar Association member Shayne Kinsella has joined Arrowood LLP in Boston as an associate.

Kinsella is a recent graduate of Boston College Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor. Prior to pursuing his law degree, Kinsella was director of human resources and operations for the International Institute of New England. He brings to the firm his extensive experience in implementing organizational strategy and managing human resources operations.


Suffolk County

Alexandra Pichette HeadshotMBA member Alexandra L. Pichette, a partner at Morgan, Brown & Joy in Boston, presented on the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) webinar, “Exit Interview Checklist & Templates,” on Sept. 14. Pichette and fellow panelists discussed best practices for understanding employee separations and how to minimize legal risk and safeguard legal rights during the exit interview process.

Pichette represents employers in labor and employment matters in state and federal court, in private arbitration, and before administrative agencies. She also provides her clients with daily employment counsel and advice, and guides employer management teams in the preparation of employee handbooks, policies, personnel decisions and hiring practices; through employee separations, workplace investigations, and administration of employee leaves; and with respect to compliance with other state and federal employment statutes.


The Massachusetts Bar Association accepts MBA member-submitted announcements for publication in eJournal. Get further connected with fellow MBA members by sharing your noteworthy professional and personal accomplishments. There is no cost to participate.

HOW TO SUBMIT: Send a blurb of 75 words or less to Please include your name, firm/place of work, and the town and county where you work. Photo submissions are also welcome (hi-res, 300 dpi or larger, photos).

Announcements accepted for consideration include individual professional accomplishments (new jobs, promotions, recent accomplishments or awards*, etc.) and personal news (weddings, engagements, birth announcements, and other notable outside-of-work accomplishments). 

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