FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/27/2013

Contact: Contact: Kerry Crisley

617-778-1902

Carol Starkey to Lead BBA Finance Committee in 2014

As the incoming Treasurer of the Boston Bar Association, Carol Starkey of Conn Kavanaugh will also assume the role of Chair of the Boston Bar Association's Finance Committee on September 1, 2013. Her law practice is concentrated in the areas of criminal and regulatory law, commercial litigation, and employment litigation. Prior to joining Conn Kavanaugh, Carol was Chief of the Economic Crimes Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. She was a member of the BBA Council from 2004-2007 and served as Secretary of the Council and Executive Committee from 2011-2012. A long-time member of the Criminal Law Section, she served as its Co-Chair from 2002-2003.

Among the BBA Finance Committee's responsibilities are holding monthly financial reviews and bank relationship reviews, analyzing capital budget items, and overseeing the annual operating budget.

The following four attorneys will also serve on the Finance Committee in the 2014 program year:

Katharine E. Bachman
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Dustin F. Hecker
Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP

Geoffrey A. Howell
DLA Piper LLP

Laura M. Unflat
The Law Office of Laura M. Unflat

The Boston Bar Association traces its origins to meetings convened by John Adams, who provided pro bono representation to the British soldiers prosecuted for the Boston Massacre and went on to become the nation’s second president. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, serve the community at large and promote diversity and inclusion.