An informal bench-bar panel discussion featuring many of the
state's top judges will be a highlight of this year's Centennial
The panel, "Hail to the Chiefs," will address important bench-bar
topics and serve as the wrap-up to the first day of conference
programming at the Boston Sheraton Hotel on May 18. From 4:30 to 6
p.m., attendees will have an opportunity to interact with
distinguished members of the bench-bar panel, including:
- Associate Justice Ralph D. Gants, Supreme Judicial Court;
- Chief Justice for Administration and Management Robert A.
- Chief Justice Paula M. Carey, Probate and Family Court;
- Chief Justice Lynda M. Connoll, District Court;
- Chief Justice Michael F. Edgerton Juvenile Court;
- Chief Justice Charles R. Johnson, Boston Municipal Court;
- Chief Justice Steven D. Pierce, Housing Court;
- Chief Justice Phillip Rapoza, Appeals Courts;
- Chief Justice Barbara J. Rouse, Superior Court; and
- Chief Justice Karyn F. Scheier, Land Court.
Following the panel discussion, attendees can attend a reception
with the judges from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Visit www.massbar.org/centennial to
register by Friday, April 1, and receive $50 off a full conference
The MBA's Centennial Conference will also feature three concurrent
Continuing Legal Education tracks on both days, the annual Access
to Justice Awards Luncheon on May 18, and the Centennial Ball on
May 19. The ball will feature a keynote address from U.S. Supreme
Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer and a special MBA
Hennessey Award presentation to retiring U.S. District Court Judge
Look for the full program and conference events schedule in future
issues of Lawyers Journal, Lawyers e-Journal and
in e-mail communication.