Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland will
deliver his Annual Address to the Legal Community at the
Massachusetts Bar Association's Bench-Bar Symposium. The event will
take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the John Adams
This year, Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey will also
offer her remarks, her first to the bar since assuming her current
position in July. Carey previously served as the chief justice of
the Probate & Family Court.
"The Bench-Bar Symposium is one of the highlights of our year. We
look forward to hearing Chief Justice Ireland's much-anticipated
Annual Address, and Chief Justice Carey's plans about the Trial
Court," said MBA President Douglas K. Sheff, who will also speak at
the annual event. "Strengthening the ties between members of the
bar and the judiciary is crucial as we work together to advance the
interests of justice."
The event is free to attend for members of the Massachusetts
judiciary and bar; however, those interested in attending should
register as space is limited.
The speaking program will be followed by a special reception with
complimentary appetizers and beverages.