Excellence in the Law to honor profession’s finest

Issue May 2011

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the MBA will salute an exemplary slate of lawyers and judges at the annual Excellence in the Law celebration at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Thursday, June 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

In addition to the Up and Coming Lawyers and Diversity Heroes selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly to be honored at the event, the Daniel F. Toomey Excellence in the Judiciary Award and the Excellence in the Legal Journalism Award will be presented. The Hon. Judith A. Cowin (ret.), former associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, and the editorial team of Statehouse News Service will receive those honors.

Also featured at the event will be "Lawscars," awarded in the following categories:

  • Court Officer of the Year
  • Court Clerk of the Year
  • Law Firm of the Year
  • Law Professor of the Year
  • Mentor of the Year
  • Best Dressed Lawyer