Issue October 2005

MBA survey reflects income, gender trends

A wide-ranging economic survey of Massachusetts Bar Association members shows that while the salary gap between men and women is still substantial, MBA membership among women is growing.

Add lack of information to list of complaints for Middlesex County Courthouse occupants

Spirits were high at the Massachusetts Bar Association's House of Delegates meeting on May 25, 2005; the day before, the state's chief trial court judge and the commissioner of the Division of Capital Asset Management had issued a joint statement saying that "given the high level of concern on the part of certain building occupants over the asbestos-related work associated with the elevator project…the asbestos abatement phase of the elevator replacement project will not be undertaken while the building is occupied."