Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010
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From top to bottom: Patti A. Prunhuber of Legal Assistance Corp. of Central Massachusetts; Thomas E. Kosman of South Coastal Counties Legal Services Inc.; Michael P. Angelini of Bowditch & Dewey LLP; Beth L. Eisenberg of Committee for Public Counsel Services; Michael C. Connolly of the Norfolk County District Attorney's office; Fish & Richardson PC of Boston.

Photo of Prunhuber by Merrill Shea. All other photos by Jeff Thiebauth.

Access to Justice award winners announced

Reserve a table or buy a ticket for the Access to Justice Awards Luncheon on March 12

Five attorneys and one law firm will be honored at the Massachusetts Bar Association's Access to Justice luncheon on Friday, March 12, as part of the MBA Annual Conference 2010.

The Access to Justice awards are bestowed upon those attorneys and law firms dedicated to helping others and enhancing the legal profession.

"The MBA has the distinct honor of recognizing Massachusetts attorneys who selflessly devote their expertise and energy to represent the most vulnerable of our citizens," said MBA President Valerie A. Yarashus, who designated access to justice as a prominent theme of her presidential term.

This year's honorees include:

  • Patti A. Prunhuber
    Legal Services Award
    Legal Assistance Corp. of Central Massachusetts, Worcester
  • Thomas E. Kosman
    Legal Services Award
    South Coastal Counties Legal Services Inc., Hyannis
  • Michael P. Angelini
    Pro Bono Publico Award
    Bowditch & Dewey LLP, Worcester
  • Beth L. Eisenberg
    Defender Award
    Committee for Public Counsel Services, Somerville
  • Michael C. Connolly
    Prosecutor Award
    Norfolk County District Attorney, Norfolk
  • Fish & Richardson PC Boston
    Pro Bono Award for Law Firms

Individual table reservation and sponsorship opportunities are now available. Reservations must be submitted by Friday, March 5.

Sponsorship opportunities:

  • Benefactor: $2,000
    Includes: Luncheon table for 10, 1/2-page ad and firm name listed in the luncheon program, and logo projected behind the podium.
  • Patron: $1,500
    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.

Individual reservation opportunities:

  • Individual tickets: $100
  • Tables for 10: $1,000

Special pricing for judges, government attorneys and legal services attorneys:

  • Individual tickets: $80
  • Tables for 10: $800

For a reservation form, click here. To register online, click here. For more information, contact Member Services at (617) 338-0530.

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