Issue September 2007

White sets sights on reforming criminal sentencing, environmental practices for 2007-08 agenda

MBA President David W. White Jr., whose term begins Sept. 1, has focused on reforming criminal sentencing and the legal profession's environmental practices as his two main priorities for the 2007-08 term, whose theme is "Speaking with One Voice."

White, a principal at Breakstone, White & Gluck PC in Boston, is a personal injury lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. Despite his focus on civil law, White is making criminal sentencing reform his primary goal this year.

Legal Technology Expo returns this fall to Needham

For the first time in nine years, Massachusetts attorneys will be presented with the latest technology innovations to aid in the practice of law at a centrally located, all-day legal trade show this fall.

Sponsored jointly by the Massachusetts Bar Association and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Needham Sheraton Hotel on Cabot Street, just minutes from Route 95. Displays will include products from dozens of vendors, many of whom will hold short seminars or “Tech Talks” throughout the day.