Issue December 2015

A warm welcome to our newest lawyers

Last month, Supreme Judicial Court Clerk for Suffolk County Maura Doyle swore in 1,176 new lawyers here in Massachusetts. The new lawyers took their oath during eight separate admission ceremonies over the course of six days at Faneuil Hall in Boston.

I had the privilege of speaking to many of our newest Massachusetts bar colleagues at the ceremonies. But if I had more time and the opportunity, I would have loved to pass along some words of wisdom to help them get started down the right track.

Mirick O'Connell: A century of client and community service

Founded in Worcester in 1916, Mirick O'Connell has served clients in Central Massachusetts, MetroWest and Boston for nearly a century. In June 2016 the firm will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Mirick O'Connell is a member of the MBA Honor Roll, which is open to all law firms with five or more Massachusetts lawyers, and which enroll 100 percent of their attorneys in the Massachusetts Bar Association within an association year. The Honor Roll acknowledges the strong commitment that many firms have made to full MBA membership.

MBA holds first HOD meeting in new Springfield office

The Massachusetts Bar Association's House of Delegates (HOD) tackled a busy agenda at its Nov. 19 meeting - the first HOD meeting to be held at the MBA's newly relocated Springfield location at 1441 Main St. The building houses the MBA's Western Mass. office on the ninth floor.