Issue December 2010

Home for the holidays

I continue to be inspired by the countless stories illustrating the remarkable pro bono efforts of our members. In the spirit of the holiday season, I thought I would include in my column a remarkable pro bono story including the MBA's own Michael E. Mone Sr. (president 1993-94) that he shared at a gathering of MBA past presidents in November.

MBA mentoring program kicks off second year

Boston Municipal Court Chief Justice Charles R. Johnson delivered the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the second year of the MBA's Tiered Community Mentoring Program on Oct. 28.

Held at Suffolk University Law School, the event also featured remarks from Susan Prosnitz, executive director of Suffolk's Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service.

Construction Law practice group forms

The Massachusetts Bar Association has launched the Construction Law Practice Group, which is part of the Civil Litigation Section.

The practice group provides attorneys throughout the commonwealth with continuing legal education, practical information, resources and networking opportunities to expand or further hone their practice in construction law.