Sillin named trustee of Community Foundation
MBA member Elizabeth H. Sillin has been named a trustee of
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts. The foundation
administers a charitable endowment consisting of approximately 528
separately identified funds ($110 million) serving Hampden,
Hampshire and Franklin counties.
As a partner at Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas LLP, Sillin works
with individuals in all areas of estate and gift tax planning and
administration. She works with nonprofit institutions, assisting
with formation and operational issues, including regulatory
compliance as well as providing advice regarding charitable trusts
Sillin also represents the Massachusetts Bar Association on a
state committee studying the spousal elective share statute.
Renehan named Pro Bono Fellow by Access to Justice
MBA member and retired partner at Goulston & Storrs PC Richard
Renehan was named one of 12 "Pro Bono Fellows" for 2013 by
the Access to Justice Commission. Each fellow is expected to devote
between 10 to 20 hours per week to individual pro bono projects
from September 2013 to June 2014.
The program is structured by partnering fellows with a legal
services provider or nonprofit organization of their choice. The
nonprofit will provide training and support, while law firms will
provide resources, such as administrative support and office
Through years of civil and criminal trial and appellate work,
Renehan has for 20 years been selected for inclusion in Best
Lawyers in America for both business litigation and professional
In addition to being an MBA member, Renehan is a fellow at the
American College of Trial Lawyers and is a former president of the
Boston Bar Association.