Maintaining a dialogue on divorce, child custody, alimony and other family law issues

October is Pro Bono Month

Each year Governor Deval Patrick issues a proclamation naming October Pro Bono Month (click here for last year’s version). At the Boston Bar Association, pro bono and public service activity is a priority, which is why we compiled a calendar (with help from our Boston Bar Foundation Grantees) of everything going on this October. For more information, contact Public Service Programs Coordinator Katie D'Angelo atkdangelo@bostonbar.org



Click here to view our 2013 Pro Bono Month Calendar


Family Law Committees

  • Family Law Communications Committee
    This committee publishes information relevant to the family law bar. If you are interested in an editorial position or writing for the newsletter or blog, contact the Co-Chairs.

    Contact Information

    Melinda Markvan

    Markvan Law LLC

    (617) 784-6832

    Brian McLaughlin

    Brian McLaughlin Esq. LLC

    (617) 236-5847

  • Family Law Education Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers who cover family law issues.

    Contact Information

    Peter Jamieson

    Perocchi Family Law Group

    (978) 681 5665

    Alisa L. Hacker

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

    (617) 227-3030

    Katherine M. Potter

    Law Office of Katherine M. Potter

    (617) 877-8664

    Jessica M. Dubin

    Lee & Rivers LLP

    (617) 266-6262

  • Family Law Public Policy Committee
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes in the law. Family law attorneys are asked to lend their expertise.

    Contact Information

    Gayle Stone-Turesky

    Stone, Stone & Creem

    (617) 523-4567

    Wendy O. Hickey

    Nissenbaum Law Offices

    (617) 330-9090

  • Family Law Public Service Committee
    This committee focuses on educating and training members about various pro bono opportunities. The committee also organizes community service and student outreach projects for the section.

    Contact Information

    Abbe L. Hershberg

    Greater Boston Legal Services

    (617) 371-1234

    Claire C. Tutwiler

    Rubin and Rudman, LLP

    (617) 330-7045

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