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MBA officers meet with SJC on court reform

MBA Officers
Photo courtesy of the Supreme Judicial Court Public Information Office
Supreme Judicial Court Justice Martha B. Sosman and a delegation of MBA officers, including (from left) MBA Treasurer Warren F. Fitzgerald, MBA General Counsel Martin W. Healy and MBA President Joseph P.J. Vrabel discuss how the bench and bar can work together to improve court administration and funding issues.
SJC Justice Martha B. Sosman and a delegation of MBA officers met on June 5 to discuss how the bench and bar can work together to improve court administration and funding issues.

Incoming CJAM ready to make changes to move court system forward

After each trial, Superior Court Judge Robert A. Mulligan talks to the jurors, asking them what they thought of their experience. Inevitably, they tell him two things.

Local attorney works to make Probate and Family Court a more welcoming place

When families enter the Hampshire County Probate and Family Court for often sad and tense circumstances, a long, barren hallway greets them. The court, after all, used to be a parking garage.

But thanks to efforts by a local attorney and a group she has organized, touches of beauty are coming to the courthouse walls to bring comfort to families.

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