Issue October 2014

Task Force fosters positive consumer relations from multiple angles

Recognizing the always evolving nature of the consumer and business relationship, the Massachusetts Bar Association last year created the Consumer Advocacy Task Force, a group focused on protecting consumer rights and acknowledging and promoting consumer-friendly business practices.

Chaired by MBA Vice President Christopher A. Kenney, the group is composed of several attorneys from a mix of backgrounds. Now embarking on its second year together, the task force is well underway with its main objectives.

A new UCC: Unity, collegiality, camaraderie

I am now a seasoned, experienced president of the Massachusetts Bar Association, having finished an entire month's tenure. And here is my takeaway, so far.

Kazarosian: "The MBA wants to be your village"

Extended applause and whistles greeted Marsha V. Kazarosian, president of the Massachusetts Bar Association, as she took to the podium at the MBA's President's Reception Sept. 18, at the Boston Harbor Hotel.

Kazarosian kicked off the 2014-2015 association year by emphasizing the importance of creating a strong MBA community. She dedicated her year as president to fostering relationships - particularly between lawyers and judges - and furthering educational opportunities.

Chief Justice Gants to deliver State of the Judiciary

Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants will deliver his first State of the Judiciary Address to the legal community at the Massachusetts Bar Association's annual Bench-Bar Symposium at 4 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the John Adams Courthouse.