Senior Lawyers Author Series: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865

04/09/2014 - 04:30PM to 06:00PM
In February 1865, Abraham Lincoln slipped quietly out of the White House and travelled south to Virginia to meet Confederate leaders. Their goal was a peaceful end to the Civil War. In his book, "Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference”, James B. Conroy tells their story. James Conroy who has been a trial lawyer in Boston for over 30 years has, in his first book, received unanimously outstanding reviews....
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Boston Bar Association Chess Night

04/01/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Please join the Intellectual Property Law Section for a fun and social evening of chess at the BBA. Appetizers, beer, and wine will be available. This program is co-sponsored by the Boylston Chess Foundation. ...
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Expanding Access to Justice by Engaging Senior Fellows

03/25/2014 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission has established an innovative program pairing senior attorneys with non-profit and legal services organizations. Over the past two years, several distinguished lawyers who have retired or are transitioning into retirement have served as Access to Justice Fellows providing critical legal representation to underserved populations. In this session, Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice and co-chair of the Access to Justice Commission, Hon. Ralph D. Gants, will talk about the program’s purpose and we will hear first hand experiences from some of the past or present Fellows and one of the legal aid agencies that is hosting an Access to Justice Fellow....
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