Issue September/October 2017

Getting back to basics

New MBA President Christopher P. Sullivan plans to focus on 'bedrock' legal principles and collaboration during the 2017-18 association year.

Happy New Year! Welcome back!

A new year offers the opportunity to set new goals and get a fresh start. It is time we make all sorts of promises to ourselves that we hope will make us better. This year, I hope you will promise yourself to become a more active and involved MBA member.

Statewide expansion of Housing Court a victory for the commonwealth

The Massachusetts Housing Court will be expanded to serve the entire commonwealth, according to a provision contained in the FY18 state budget signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker in July. The statewide expansion of the Housing Court fulfills a long-standing position of the Massachusetts Bar Association.