Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2012
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Top (from left to right): MBA Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy, ABA President Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III and MBA President Richard P. Campbell.
Bottom: ABA President Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III (far left) speaks with MBA President Richard P. Campbell (far right) and MBA Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy about the lack of adequate funding for the courts in Massachusetts.

Photos by Jennifer Rosinski.

ABA president meets with MBA and governor’s staff during Boston visit

American Bar Association President Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III met with the Massachusetts Bar Association and state leaders to discuss the court budget crisis during his visit to Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Robinson's first stop was the MBA's headquarters in Boston, where he met with MBA President Richard P. Campbell and MBA Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy.

The group then headed over to the Statehouse to meet with staff in the office of Gov. Deval Patrick. At the meeting were Chief of Staff Mo Cowan, Chief Legal Counsel Mark Reilly and Deputy Director of Cabinet Affairs Cecilia Ugarte Baldwin.

The MBA and ABA shared its concerns over the lack of adequate funding for the courts in Massachusetts, and discussed the MBA's ongoing court funding campaign.

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