Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Apr. 2, 2009
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Left column from top to bottom: Aloke Chakravarty, Wendy J. Rickles, Lawrence McGuire.
Right column from top to bottom: Barbara Kaban, Rep. Harold P. Naughton, James M. McCreight, Jayne B. Tyrrell.

Access to Justice Awards Luncheon

MBA to honor pro bono attorneys and firms; State Rep. Harold P. Naughton Jr.; and IOLTA director

MBA members are invited to the May 7 Access to Justice Awards Luncheon at the JFK Library and Museum. This year, in addition to the seven Access to Justice Awards, MBA President Edward W. McIntyre will bestow the 2009 Legislator of the Year Award to State Rep. Harold P. Naughton Jr. and the President's Award to Jayne B. Tyrrell, director of the Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program.

Individual table reservation and sponsorship opportunities are now available.

See below for a full list of honorees.

Reservations must be made by Wednesday, April 29. For a reservation form, click here. For more information, or to register, contact Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or via e-mail.

Individual reservation opportunities:
  • $100 per ticket/$1,000 per table of 10 (member and non member)
Legal services attorney/organization:
  • $85 per ticket/$850 per table (member and non member)
Sponsorship opportunities:   
  • Benefactor - $1,500
    Includes: Luncheon table for 10, 1/2 page ad and firm name listed in the luncheon program, and logo projected behind the podium.
  • Patron - $1,350
    Includes: Luncheon table for 10, 1/4 page ad and firm name listed in the luncheon program, and logo projected behind the podium.
  • Friend - $1,200
    Includes: Luncheon table for 10, firm name listed in the luncheon program and logo projected behind the podium.

Award Recipients


Legislator of the Year
Rep. Harold P. Naughton Jr.

 President's Award
Jayne B. Tyrrell 
Massachusetts IOLTA program

 Legal Services Award

Barbara Kaban
Children's Law Center
Lynn

Prosecutor Award
Aloke Chakravarty
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Boston

 James M. McCreight
Greater Boston
  Legal Services
Boston


Defender Award

Lawrence J. McGuire
CPCS 
Salem Superior Court 

Pro Bono Publico Attorney
Wendy J. Rickles
 Solo practitioner
Worcester



Pro Bono Award for Law Firms
 McDermott, Will & Emery
Boston

Tennant Lubell LLC
Newton



 

 

   

 
 
    
 
 
   
 

 
 

 

 
 
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