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Pro Bono Service is Just One Click Away: Mass Legal Answers Online

Are you looking for a meaningful pro bono opportunity that fits your schedule and taps your expertise? Look no further than Mass Legal Answers Online! What is it? Mass Legal Answers Online is a virtual legal advice clinic that is part of the American Bar Association’s Free Legal Answers project. It’s a secure website where […]

Equal Justice Coalition Appoints New Director

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org Equal Justice Coalition Appoints New Director Laura Booth to helm partnership between private bar, legal services BOSTON, August 30, 2016 – The Equal Justice Coalition (EJC) announces the appointment of Laura Booth as the EJC’s director effective September 14. Laura brings nearly two decades of experience in human services and public policy, […]

State Senator Bruce Tarr to Visit Housing Court

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org State Senator Bruce Tarr to Visit Housing Court BOSTON, August 4, 2016—State Senator Bruce Tarr of Gloucester will visit Housing Court at the Brooke Courthouse in Boston at 9:30am on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Barbara Zimbel, a civil legal aid attorney from Greater Boston Legal Services, will give the […]

Equal Justice Coalition Welcomes New Chair

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org Equal Justice Coalition Welcomes New Chair WilmerHale Partner Louis Tompros to Helm Partnership Between Private Bar, Legal Services BOSTON, August 1, 2016 – The Equal Justice Coalition (EJC) today announced that WilmerHale attorney Louis Tompros has been appointed chair of the EJC, effective August 1. Tompros replaces John Carroll, […]

State Reps. Christine Barber and Paul Brodeur to Visit Housing Court

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org State Reps. Christine Barber and Paul Brodeur to Visit Housing Court BOSTON, May 5, 2016—State Representative Christine Barber of Somerville and State Representative Paul Brodeur of Melrose will visit Housing Court at the Brooke Courthouse in Boston at 9am on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Barbara Zimbel, a civil legal aid attorney from […]

Equal Justice Coalition to Host Beacon of Justice Awards Ceremony at State House March 23

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org Equal Justice Coalition to Host Beacon of Justice Awards Ceremony at State House March 23 Honoring Justice Robert Cordy, AG Maura Healey, state Sens. Harriette Chandler and Karen Spilka; and state Reps. Claire Cronin, Paul Donato, and Brad Hill BOSTON, March 11, 2016—Honoring lawmakers and legal professionals for supporting […]

Prominent Law Firm Leaders, Corporate Counsel, Law School Deans, and Social Services Agencies Call for Increased Public Investment in Civil Legal Aid

February 23, 2016—Demonstrating a broad base of support for increasing civil legal aid funding, managing partners of prominent law firms; corporate and university attorneys; deans of all Massachusetts law schools; and social services providers are calling for an increase of $10 million in the state’s investment in civil legal aid funding. Last month, Gov. Charlie […]