Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023


  • "Healey’s office asks SJC to reinstate charges in Soldiers’ Home deaths," CommonWealth Magazine (Jan. 4). MBA Executive Management Board member Peter Elikann discussed the impoundment of court briefs in the Attorney General's Office's case against the former leaders of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, where at least 76 veterans died during a COVID outbreak in 2020.

  • "Charlie Baker wraps up 8 years as Mass. governor. Analysts ponder how he'll be remembered," WBUR (Jan. 3). MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy was interviewed about outgoing Gov. Charlie Baker's contributions to the state judiciary.

  • "Ambiguity found between trust document, code provision," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 2). MBA Probate Law Section Council member Patricia L. Davidson and MBA member Adam M. Hamel commented on an Appeals Court decision that a probate judge erred in rejecting a petitioner's attempt to remove a trustee "for cause" because of ambiguity between the relevant language in the trust instrument and the Massachusetts Uniform Trust Code. 
  • "Marketing is vital, but leave it to an assistant," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly *Jan. 2). MBA Solo/Small Firm Law Practice Management Section Council member Christopher F. Earley wrote an article explaining why law firms should hire dedicated marketing assistants to promote their services and attract potential clients.

  • "Snap Judgments: Local lawyers offer issues to watch for in 2023," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 2). MBA Real Estate Law Section Council Chair Jordana R. Greenman and MBA member Payal Salsburg discussed how central issues in their areas of practice may be resolved in the coming year.

  • "Essex County jury awards employee subjected to false police report $2M," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 26). MBA member Peter J. Moser commented on a Superior Court jury award of more than $2 million in damages on malicious prosecution and defamation claims to an employee whose co-workers filed a police report based on their suspicions that she stole $18,000.

  • "Toast with a side of toys," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 26). Hon. Barbara M. Hyland, Ellie S. RosenbaumMeaghan E. MurphyKathryn S. Crouss and Christopher D. Pierson, all MBA members, were pictured at the Hampden County Bar Association's recent “Toast to the Season” in Springfield.

  • "Healey, other AGs reach settlement after radio pitch for Pixel phone misses mark," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 26). MBA member Robert H. Scarino discussed the recent settlement of claims against Google and iHeartMedia over radio advertisements in which hosts touted the features of the Google Pixel 4 smartphone despite having never held the device.
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