Issue December/January 2008

Record attendance expected for 10th Annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid at Statehouse Jan. 22

Participation in the 2009 Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid is more critical than ever this year. Due to the dramatic decline in Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA) revenue, the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC) has already reduced its general support grants to local legal aid programs by nearly 40 percent.

“The MBA encourages its members and others in the Massachusetts legal community to support and attend this vital effort to help protect legal services funding,” said MBA President Edward W. McIntyre.

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