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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 […]

Chief Justice Gants, Attorney General Healey and Bar Association Leaders to Speak at 17th Annual Walk to the Hill

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org Chief Justice Gants, Attorney General Healey and Bar Association Leaders to Speak at 17th Annual Walk to the Hill Hundreds of Attorneys to Gather at State House on Thursday, January 28 to Request $10 Million Increase in Funding for Civil Legal Aid BOSTON (January 21, 2016)―Chief Justice Ralph Gants […]

Equal Justice Coalition Launches New Website

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org Equal Justice Coalition Launches New Website Equal Justice Coalition encourages private attorneys, bar associations, and other advocates to support civil legal aid using its new website BOSTON, December 18, 2015 – The Equal Justice Coalition, a coalition of bar associations and private attorneys committed to equal justice for all, […]