Issue January 2007

Bench-Bar Symposium features Marshall’s “Annual Address,” distinguished panel

A diverse panel discussed judicial independence and Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall delivered her Annual Address to the Legal Community at the MBA’s Bench-Bar Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 30. The Bench-Bar program, which had previously been part of the MBA’s Annual Conference but will now be a separate annual event, drew about 250 people to the John Adams Courthouse in Boston.

Leadership gathers in Sturbridge to celebrate educational project and conduct House of Delegates meeting

The Massachusetts Bar Association’s House of Delegates convened for the November meeting at the historic Old Sturbridge Village in south-central Massachusetts. The HOD business meeting followed a brief but poignant ribbon cutting ceremony signifying the re-opening of the village’s authentic 1796 law office exhibit.