MBA honors volunteers, 50-year members

Issue September 2011

Three Massachusetts Bar Association volunteers were honored for their involvement and 10 50-year members were recognized at the Volunteer Recognition Dinner on July 26 at Lombardo's in Randolph.

"Because of your contributions to our vibrant organization, the Massachusetts legal community as a whole is enhanced; the public needing legal services are better served; and access to justice is better preserved for those who need it most," said MBA President Denise Squillante, whose term ended Aug. 31.

Kevin Diamond of Shea & Diamond LLP in Holliston, a member of the MBA's Executive Management Board, was honored for his work on the MBA Centennial Fundraising Committee acquiring significant sponsorships for the MBA centennial celebration.

Samantha Morton, executive director of the Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston, a member of the MBA Health Law Section Council, was honored for her role in spearheading MBA Pro Bono Prescription, which strives to promote the health and wellbeing of low-income patients.

Frederick L. Nagle Jr., who operates a solo practice in Haverhill, was honored for his contributions as the Probate Law Section Council's legislative liaison. He met with legislators and testified at statehouse hearings on the Uniform Probate Code and other probate-related issues.