Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, April 22, 2021


  • "Local, state officials applaud Chauvin verdict," The Eagle-Tribune (April 21). MBA Past President Marsha V. Kazarosian was quoted in an article about former Minneapolis police Derek Chauvin's conviction on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd.

  • "Criminal defense expert explains pressure on jury in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial," Boston 25 News (April 20). MBA Criminal Justice Section Council member Peter Elikann was interviewed about the pressure facing jurors in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Elikann was also interviewed about the Chauvin verdict on Magic 106.7 FM’s Morning Magic program on April 21.

  • "Firm gets new trial on lawyers’ ‘theft’ of files," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 19). MBA member Scott D. Burke commented on a Supreme Judicial Court decision regarding a jury's consideration of the conduct of six partners at their former firm in determining whether their new firm should be held liable for unfair and deceptive trade practices.

  • "Abutters can’t block private school construction," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 19). MBA member Michael C. Fee discussed an Appeals Court decision finding that a 50-foot-wide easement connecting a cul-de-sac to the proposed site of a private school would not be overburdened by the project.

  • "NY ruling a red flag for hiring suspended lawyers as paralegals," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 19). MBA member James S. Bolan discussed a New York appellate panel's decision to sanction two attorneys who hired a suspended lawyer as a paralegal.

  • "Jury trials in time of COVID: one lawyer’s account," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 19). MBA member Russell F. Conn wrote about his recent experience in a pandemic-era jury trial.
Press Releases:

MBA President Releases Statement After Chauvin Verdict (April 20).

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