Access to Justice Awards Celebration


Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Sheraton Framingham
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA, 01701

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Member : $35.00
Non Member : $35.00

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This event is FULL.

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The Massachusetts Bar Association is excited to host the Access to Justice Awards Celebration on Thursday, June 8, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Sheraton Framingham. The event will also feature a keynote address by Senate President Karen E. Spilka.

Join us as we honor Access to Justice awardees, who will be recognized for their exemplary legal skills and service to the community.

We look forward to celebrating the following Access to Justice Awardees:

Rising Star Award
Alissa Weinberger, MetroWest Legal Services

Pro Bono Law Firm Award
McCarter & English LLP

Pro Bono Publico Award
Jerry Cohen, Burns & Levinson

Legal Services Award
Emily Leung, Justice Center of Southeast Massachusetts

Defender Award
Carolyn McGowan, CPCS

Prosecutor Award
Marc Tohme, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

Race, Equity and Inclusion Award
Shayla Mombeleur, Todd and Weld

Lifetime Achievement Award
John J. Carroll Jr., Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow

Susan Nagl, South Coastal Counties Legal Services

Maribeth Perry, Lawyers Clearinghouse

Space is limited. Register by 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 to participate. Questions? Email MBA Communications and Digital Marketing Manager Nicole Dowd at

Thank you to our Access to Justice Awards Celebration Sponsors:

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Patron Sponsors:

Burns & Levinson LLP, Massachusetts Bar Foundation and Todd & Weld LLP.

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