The MBA Young Lawyers Division is participating in Boston's 4th
Annual 5K Road Race & Summer Celebration on June 30 at the Bank
of America Pavilion in Boston. The race will be from 7 to 8 p.m.,
and the celebration will go from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
The mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) is building
healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, the
number one and number three killers of Americans. Lawyers Have
Heart takes a critical step toward raising vital funds and
awareness of heart disease and stroke, both of which profoundly
affect the legal profession.
For more information, including a schedule of events, or to sign
up to join the Young Lawyers Division Team, go to www.massbar.org/events/calendar and
click on the June 30 listing.
Biannual Dial-A-Lawyer Program provides free legal
advice to veterans
The Veterans' Dial-A-Lawyer Program held April 27 at the
Massachusetts Bar Association's Boston office provided free legal
advice to 60 veterans or their family. Ten volunteer lawyers
answered calls on a number of questions, with most having to do
with veterans' benefits.
Gail McAuliffe and John Hogan from the Dept. of Veteran Services
were available to assist attorneys with callers' questions.
A supplement to the monthly Dial-A-Lawyer Program, the veterans'
program is part of the MBA's Serving Our Veterans in the Law
"We want to ensure that Massachusetts veterans have access to the
care and benefits they have earned. Partnering with the
Massachusetts Bar Association provides an additional opportunity
for veterans to gain access to important information and services,"
said Department of Veterans' Services Secretary Coleman Nee. "We
are proud to continue this partnership with the Massachusetts Bar
Association and grateful for their continued commitment to
The Veterans Dial-A-Lawyer is provided at no charge as a public
service of the MBA with the financial support of the Massachusetts
Bar Foundation, the philanthropic partner of the MBA. The MBA
acknowledges its partnership with the Massachusetts Department of
Veterans' Services and thanks it for its important role in the
success of the program.