Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007
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Photo courtesy of John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Nominate a colleague for an Access to Justice Award

Awards to be presented at March 6 luncheon

Although the Nov. 1 Gala Dinner is sold out, the MBA invites members and friends to sponsor and attend the Access to Justice Awards Luncheon, which will be on March 6 at the JFK Library and Museum. At this annual event, the MBA will present several awards to recognize the public service contributions of Massachusetts attorneys and the pro bono efforts and achievements of MBA members.

Nominations must be submitted to Jean Stevens by Thursday, Nov. 1. For full descriptions of the awards, click here.

The Access to Justice Section Council is currently accepting nominations for this year's awards. To ensure that award recipients truly reflect the best of the legal profession, the MBA encourages nominations from its members, from Massachusetts regional and minority bar associations and from local public service organizations. The five awards are:

  • Legal Services Award
  • Pro Bono Award for Law Firms
  • Pro Bono Publico Award
  • Defender Award
  • Prosecutor Award

For more information, contact Ellen Zucker, chair of the Access to Justice Section Council, at (617) 345-3367.

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