Lawyers Journal

The MBA's bi-monthly newspaper includes association news, practical columns and Section Review articles.

Issue June 2014

MBA report shines light on woeful criminal justice salaries

Salaries of attorneys who work in the state's criminal justice system are both "inadequate and inequitable," according to a May 2014 report from the Massachusetts Bar Association Blue Ribbon Commission on Criminal Justice Attorney Compensation.

Annual Dinner celebrates contributions to the profession

From judges to top lawmakers, a who's who of the legal and political worlds turned out for the Massachusetts Bar Association's Annual Dinner on May 15 to applaud an array of distinguished recipients for their dedication to the law and community service.

New sections fill expanding member needs

Last month the Massachusetts Bar Association's House of Delegates (HOD) voted to establish a new Complex Commercial Litigation Section -- the second new section added during the 2013-14 membership year, along with the Workers' Compensation Section. By adding these specialty areas, both new sections fill existing member needs and open opportunities to attract new members.