Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
2010 Walk to the Hill.
Join the MBA and featured speaker SJC Justice Ralph D. Gants at Tuesday's Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid
Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid is one of the largest
lobbying events at the Statehouse. Last year, 700 attorneys
participated in the walk and played a critical role in securing
level funding for the civil legal aid line item in FY11. Join the
MBA and featured speaker SJC Justice Ralph D. Gants on
Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Great Hall
of the Statehouse to advocate for increased funding for
civil legal services throughout the commonwealth.
This year's Walk to the Hill message to legislators advocates
for maintaining funding for the Massachusetts Legal Assistance
Corporation (MLAC) line item at $9.5 million.
The speaking program will be held from 11:30 to noon in the
Great Hall of Flags at the Statehouse. Speakers include:
- SJC Justice Ralph D. Gants;
- Massachusetts Bar Association President-Elect Richard P.
- Boston Bar Association President Donald Frederico; and
- Natasha Torres of Oxford, Mass., former client of Legal
Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts.
Click here for a full event
This event is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Bar
Assocation, the Equal Justice Coalition and the Boston Bar