Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Mar. 26, 2009
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From left to right: Hon. John J. Curran Jr., First Justice, Leominster District Court; Wendy A. Wilton, Esq., clerk-magistrate, Ayer District Court; Elizabeth V. Tavares Esq., second deputy commissioner, Office of the Commissioner of Probation.

Left: Hon. Michael F. Edgerton, Chief Justice, Juvenile Court Department

Right: Hon. Paula M. Carey, Chief Justice, Probate and Family Court Department

From left to right: Hon. Robert Ronquillo Jr., First Justice, East Boston Court; Hon. Rosalind H. Miller, Associate Justice, Dorchester Court; Margaret F. Albertson, Esq., clerk-magistrate, South Boston Court.

Left: MBA President Edward W. McIntyre.

Right: Hon. Robert A. Mulligan, Chief Justice for Administration & Management.

Photos by Tricia Oliver and Eric W. Thuotte.

Well-attended orientation better prepares attorneys for trial

Trial Court Orientation was held March 25 at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston

Nearly 70 attorneys took part in the MBA’s Trial Court Orientation at the John Adams Courthouse yesterday. Participants heard from distinguished panelists from the District, Juvenile, Boston Municipal and Probate and Family Courts. Attendees also enjoyed casual question and answer sessions following each panel presentation.

Chief Justice for Administration and Management Robert A. Mulligan offered some opening remarks that included practical advice for the audience mainly comprised of new attorneys.

Lead panelists included the Hon. John A. Curran Jr., First Justice, Leominster District Court; the Hon. Michael F. Edgerton, Chief Justice, Juvenile Court; the Hon. Paula M. Carey, Chief Justice, Probate and Family Court; and the Hon. Robert Ronquillo Jr., First Justice, East Boston Court.

Look for further coverage of the event in the May issue of Lawyers Journal. The MBA will offer a second installation of the Trial Court Orientation program featuring the Housing Court, Land Court and the Superior Court later this year.
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