Focusing on a range of issues unique to the non-profit sector

Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service to House Military Legal Help Line

As part of the Boston Bar Association's ongoing efforts to provide crucial legal assistance to military personnel and veterans, the Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service will now house the Military Legal Help Line. This line was established to connect veterans, military personnel, and their families with lawyers and other legal resources appropriate to their needs. The service will refer callers to qualified attorneys offering reduced fee and pro bono legal assistance or the appropriate government or non-profit agency. All attorneys on the Lawyer Referral Service who have elected to take these cases are trained to assist with the unique legal issues faced by members of the military and their families.

The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service and the Military Legal Help Line can be reached at 617-742-0625 or 1-800-552-7046. Their website is www.bostonbarlawyer.org

Tax-Exempt Organizations Committees

  • Fundamentals Series
    The Fundamentals Series focuses on the fundamentals of Tax-Exempt Organizations. It's monthly meetings typically feature a presentation on topics of interest to new practitioners. For the 2013-2014 program series, the meetings will focus on 501(c)(3) private foundations.

    Contact Information

    Judith G. Edington

    Sullivan & Worcester LLP

    (617) 338-2422

    Alyssa W. Chandler Fitzgerald

    Goodwin Procter LLP

    (617) 570-1561

    Russell J. Stein

    Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA

    (617) 897-5638

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.
  • Tax Exempt Organizations Education Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers for Tax Exempt practitioners.

    Contact Information

    Marcia Governale

    Hemenway & Barnes LLP

    (617) 557-9704

    Jocelyn A. Bishop

    Harvard Management Company, Inc.

    (617) 720-6756

  • Tax Exempt Organizations Public Policy
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes. Tax attorneys are often asked to lend their expertise.

    Contact Information

    Melissa Sampson McMorrow

    Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

    (617) 439-2720

    Mary Mahoney

    Tufts Health Plan-Watertown

    (617) 972-1063