Boston Bar Association Announces Support for ABA Resolution 113 to Increase Diversity in the Profession

The Boston Bar Association announced its strong support for the American Bar Association’s Resolution 113, an initiative designed to increase diversity in the legal profession. The Resolution urges all legal services providers to expand and create opportunities at all levels of responsibility for diverse attorneys, and urges clients to direct a greater percentage of the legal services they purchase to diverse attorneys. A report on the Resolution includes a model survey for providers of legal services to complete, which would allow prospective clients to view current levels of diversity among providers.

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Insurance and Tort Litigation Committees

  • Insurance and Reinsurance Committee
    This committee focuses on insurance and reinsurance litigation including case law updates, practice tips, and strategies.

    Contact Information

    Kristin A. Heres

    Zelle, LLP

    (781) 466 0732

    John G. O'Neill

    Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

    (617) 227-3030

  • Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Committee
    This committee focuses on personal injury and medical malpractice ligation including case law updates, practice tips and strategies from the plaintiff and defense perspectives.

    Contact Information

    Marianne C. LeBlanc

    Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.

    (617) 542 1000

    Nestor Ramirez

    Liberty Mutual Group

  • Products Liability Committee
    This committee focuses on products liability litigation including case law updates, practice tips, and strategies from the plaintiff and defense perspectives.

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    Andrew R. Levin

    Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

    Yalonda Taliss Howze

    Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

    (617) 348-1813

  • Professional Liability Committee
    This committee covers issues involving the liability of accountants, lawyers, physicians, architects and other professionals for malpractice, including liability under federal statutes and consumer protection laws.

    Contact Information

    Kenneth B. Walton

    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

    (857) 313-3936

    Katherine L. Kenney

    Peabody & Arnold LLP

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.