Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Apr. 15, 2010
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John Richardson Ellement of the Boston Globe

Longtime Boston Globe reporter to be honored at "Excellence in the Law"

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and MBA partner to present May 20 event

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the MBA will salute a star-studded roster of legal professionals at the annual Excellence in the Law celebration at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on May 20 beginning at 5:30 p.m. A cocktail reception will precede the award ceremony.

In addition to the Diversity Heroes and Up & Coming Lawyers selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly to be honored at the event, the Excellence in the Legal Journalism Award will be presented to John Richardson Ellement, a reporter for The Boston Globe.

Richardson Ellement has been covering legal issues and breaking news for the Boston Globe since 1986. During his long-standing journalism career, he has covered the Boston police, ran the Globe's Suffolk County Court Bureau and more recently served as reporter/editor for the Globe's Web site, boston.com. Richardson Ellement has covered thousands of arraignments and hundreds of trials and has developed a keen knowledge of the Massachusetts legal system.

Click here for more information on the event.

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