Access to Justice Award Winners to be honored on April 24

Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Six attorneys and one law firm will be honored at the Massachusetts Bar Association's April 24 Annual Dinner.

The Access to Justice awards are bestowed upon those attorneys and law firms dedicated to helping others and enhancing the legal profession. 2018 honorees include:

Rising Star
Kathryn Condon Grace
MetroWest Legal Services

Legal Services Award
Annette R. Duke
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute Inc.

Pro Bono Law Firm
Nigro, Pettepit & Lucas, LLP

Pro Bono Publico Award
James T. Van Buren

Defender Award
Maryellen Cuthbert
Law Office of Maryellen Cuthbert 

Prosecutor Award
Sara A. Colb
Attorney General's Civil Rights Division

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dick Bauer 
Greater Boston Legal Services

The Annual Dinner will also include the presentation of the 2018 Legislator of the Year Awards to Sen. Will Brownsberger (D-Second Suffolk and Middlesex) and Rep. Claire D. Cronin (D-11th Plymouth), the presentation of the 2018 MBA President's Award to attorney Francis C. Morrissey, the Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship and more.

Join our growing list of Annual Dinner sponsors. Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Champions of Justice ($10,000)
    Up to two tables for 10, full page ad in dinner program, firm name/logo projected at the dinner, sponsorship level recognition in Lawyers Journal and displayed on MBA website, additional prominent recognition at the dinner.

  • Platinum Sponsor ($5,000)
    Table for 10, full page ad in dinner program, firm name/logo projected at the dinner, sponsorship level recognition in Lawyers Journal and displayed on MBA website.

  • Gold Sponsor ($3,500)
    Table for 10, 1/2 page ad in dinner program, firm name/logo projected at the dinner, sponsorship level recognition in Lawyers Journal and displayed on MBA website.

  • Silver Sponsor ($2,500)
    Table for 10, 1/4 page ad in dinner program, firm name/logo projected at the dinner.

Visit www.massbar.org/AD18, or call (617) 338-0543 for additional information.