Addressing joint bench-bar concerns

From EJC: Chief Justice Ireland to Speak at 15th Annual Walk to the Hill

BOSTON (January 21, 2014) – Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland of the Supreme Judicial Court will join hundreds of private attorneys from more than 50 law firms at the Massachusetts State House on Jan. 30 for the 15th Annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid. Attendees of this annual lobby day, one of the best-attended of the year, will ask for increased state funding for programs that provide civil legal aid to low-income Massachusetts residents.

Justice Ireland will kick off the speaking program at 11:30 a.m. in the Great Hall of Flags. Charlene Julce, a former legal aid client, will also speak. She will recount...

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Administration of Justice Committees

  • BMC ADR Program
    The Boston Municipal Court/Boston Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution (BMC/BBA ADR) Program allows volunteers to use their ADR skills to help litigants at the BMC. There, volunteers provide both pretrial case conferencing and mediation. For more information, contact Sonia Shah, Public Service Manager, at sshah@bostonbar.org or 617-778-1976.
  • Court Funding Work Group
    The Section produces an annual report on funding for the Courts. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.
  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.