Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Mark your calendars: Court Advocacy Day set for March 19
Court and bar leadership ask attorneys to push for adequate court funding
The Massachusetts Bar Association
invites you to participate in Court Advocacy Day on Monday, March
19 at the Grand Staircase inside the Statehouse. Beginning at 11
a.m., the event will help reiterate the need for adequate funding
to sustain the critical needs of the Massachusetts Court System.
The event will open with a brief speaking program, after which
attendees will be encouraged to meet with their local
An effort of the MBA and Boston Bar Association along with county
and specialty bars, the event complements the MBA's ongoing
awareness campaign on this topic.
"I encourage all bar members and the greater legal community to
support this cause in urging our legislators to approve necessary
funding for our courts," MBA President Richard P. Campbell
The event will include speaking remarks from:
The MBA and BBA organized a similar grass-roots lobbying effort
- Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland;
- Chief Justice for Administration and Management Robert A.
- MBA President Richard P. Campbell; and
- Boston Bar Association President Lisa Goodheart.