Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Sep. 9, 2010
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MBA welcomes 2010-11 section council chairs and vice chairs

Appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Denise Squillante, the 2010-11 leaders of the MBA's 17 sections and Young Lawyers Division provide lawyers with up-to-date information on specific areas of law, monitor law-related legislation, sponsor professional education programs and provide information on the law for the general public.

This year, the 34 section/division chairs and vice chairs hail from across the state and will be responsible for much of the association's activity through the centennial year under the leadership of the officers.

Here is a list of section and division leaders for this association year.

ACCESS TO JUSTICE

  • Jayne B. Tyrrell, chair, Massachusetts IOLTA Committee, Boston (left)
  • Charles E. Vander Linden, vice chair, Starr & Vander Linden LLP, Fitchburg (right)

Access to Justice

BUSINESS LAW

  • Francis C. Morrissey, chair, Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos LLC, Braintree (left)
  • Brian E. Glennon II, vice chair, Cumberland Gulf Group, Framingham (right)

Business Law

CIVIL LITIGATION

  • Christopher A. Kenney, chair, Kenney & Sams PC, Boston (left)
  • Raymond P. Ausrotas, vice chair, Todd & Weld LLP, Boston (right)

Civil Litigation

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

  • Michael L. Fabbri, chair, Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, Framingham (left)
  • Radha Natarajan, vice chair, Committee for Public Counsel Services, Somerville (right)

Criminal Justice

FAMILY LAW

  • Marc E. Fitzgerald, chair, Casner & Edwards LLP, Boston (left)
  • Michael I. Flores, vice chair, The Law Offices of Michael I. Flores, Orleans (right)

Family Law

GENERAL PRACTICE, SOLO & SMALL-FIRM

  • Peter T. Elikann, chair, Law office of Peter T. Elikann, Boston (left)
  • John B. DiSciullo, vice chair, Mitchell & Desimone, Boston (right)

GP

HEALTH LAW

  • Stephen M. Fiore, chair, Foster & Eldridge LLP, Cambridge

Health Law

IMMIGRATION LAW

  • Marisa A. DeFranco, chair, Law Office of  Marisa DeFranco, Salem (left)
  • Gerald C. Rovner, vice chair, Law Office of Gerald C. Rovner, Boston (right)

Immigration Law

INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Laurence M. Johnson, chair, Davis, Malm & D'Agostine PC, Boston (left)
  • Frank A. Smith III, vice chair, Frank A. Smith III & Assoc. PC, Boston (right)

IRR

JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION

  • Hon. Gordon L. Doerfer (ret.), chair, JAMS, The Resolution Experts, Boston (left)
  • John J. Morrissey, vice chair, Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos LLP, Braintree (right)

Judicial Administration

JUVENILE & CHILD WELFARE

  • Peter A. Hahn, chair, One Law, Newton (left)
  • Martha Rush O'Mara, vice chair, Law Office of Martha Rush O'Mara, Melrose (right)

Juvy

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

  • Thomas J. Gallitano, chair, Conn, Kavanaugh, Rosenthal, Peisch & Ford LLP, Boston (left)
  • Dahlia C. Rudavsky, vice chair, Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky PC, Boston (right)

LE

LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

  • Andrea Goldman, chair, Law Office of Andrea Goldman, Newton (left)
  • Phil A. Taylor, vice chair, Taylor Law Office, Stoneham (right)

LPM

PROBATE LAW

  • Janice C. Nigro, chair, Nigro, Pettepit & Lucas LLP Wakefield (left)
  • Michael R. Christy, vice chair, Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Worcester (right)

Probate Law

PROPERTY LAW

  • Laurel H. Siegel, chair, Law Office of Laurel H. Siegel LLC, Boston (left)
  • Elizabeth J. Barton, vice chair, CATIC, Natick (right)

Property Law

PUBLIC LAW

  • Barbara J. Saint André, chair, Petrini & Associates PC, Framingham (left)
  • Kathleen Colleary, vice chair, Mass. Dept. of Revenue, Watertown (right)

Public Law

TAXATION LAW

  • Lisa M. Rico, chair, Gilmore, Rees & Carison PC, Wellesley (left)
  • Richard M. Stone, vice chair, Law Office of Richard M. Stone, Boston (right)

Taxation Law

YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION

  • Kyle R. Guelcher, chair, Kyle R. Guelcher, Attorney at Law, Springfield

YLD

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