Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010
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Left to right: Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), MBA President-elect Denise Squillante, ABA Board of Governors member Lauren Stiller Rikleen, BBA President-elect Don Federico and BBA President Jack Regan

Left to right: MBA President-elect Denise Squillante with U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) at the ABA Day Welcome Dinner held at the Canadian Embassy on April 20. Lewis, a noted Civil Rights leader, was one of four honored with an ABA Congressional Award for his efforts to improve the American justice system.

Left to right: BBA President Jack Regan, ABA Board of Governors member Lauren Stiller Rikleen, BBA President-elect Don Federic, Congressman James McGovern (D-MA), Congressman William Delahunt (D-MA) and MBA President-elect Denise Squillante


Photos by Lee Constantine.


MBA participates in ABA Day in Washington

April 22 meeting focused on finding funding and reauthorization for Legal Services Corporation

Massachusetts Association President-elect Denise Squillante, along with Jack Regan and Don Federico from the Boston Bar Association, and Lauren Stiller Rikleen from the American Bar Association Board of Governors, participated in this week's American Bar Association Day in Washington, D.C. The ABA hosts the annual gathering, which attracts bar associations throughout the country to advocate on issues of common interest. This year's focus was funding and reauthorization for the Legal Services Corporation, the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Civil Rights Tax Relief Act.

For additional information about MBA lobbying efforts, see future issues of Lawyers Journal.

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