Massachusetts Bar Association Secretary Christopher P. Sullivan has been appointed to a three-year term as a Board of Bar Overseers Hearing Officer. Sullivan's term continues through Dec. 31, 2017.
As part of a three panel Hearing Committee, Sullivan will take part in disciplinary proceedings brought by the Office of Bar Counsel against individual attorneys. The position receives no monetary compensation and is for individuals who are interested in "devot[ing] their time as a public service in the vital interest of preserving the integrity of the legal profession."
"It is an honor and privilege to serve as a BBO Hearing Officer. I am delighted to have the chance to perform a public service and give back to the legal community here in Massachusetts. I am truly looking forward to doing this important work," said Sullivan.