Lawyers Journal

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

Issue January/February 2016

2016 The Year in Preview: Section leaders foresee focus on amended rules, new laws

MassBar Section leaders offer their predictions on what the local legal landscape looks like for 2016.

MBA launches Norfolk County helpline to fight substance abuse

The MBA has launched a free legal assistance program in Norfolk County to help residents who are seeking court-ordered inpatient treatment for a family member or friend struggling with opioid and other alcohol or drug addictions.

Sweeney Merrigan partners with Lyft on sober ride home program

Boston firm Sweeney Merrigan Law partnered with ridesharing service Lyft to provide $5,000 worth of rides to Boston-area residents who pledged not to drink and drive on New Year's Eve.

Re-entry can open doors to a better life

MBA President Robert W. Harnais addresses the importance of re-entry programs in his January/February column.