"Every subject of the commonwealth ought to find a certain remedy, by having recourse to the laws, for all injuries or wrongs which he may receive in his person, property, or character. He ought to obtain right and justice freely, and without being obliged to purchase it; completely, and without any denial; promptly, and without delay; conformably to the laws."
— Massachusetts Constitution, Article XI
BBA in Washington DC for LSC Funding
BBA President Lisa C. Goodheart and BBA President-elect
J. D. Smeallie travelled to Washington D.C. to participate in ABA Day 2012 an
annual event to advocate for funding for Legal Services Corporation. This
year was the first time that leaders from all 50 states were represented.
The BBA met with Congressman McGovern as well as other members of the
Massachusetts Congressional Delegation.
BBA President-Elect JD Smeallie, Josephine McNeil, Congressman Jim
McGovern, BBA President Lisa Goodheart and the Honorable Robert