Fiscal Year 2014
Some of the most prominent representatives of the Massachusetts legal community joined together again this year to urge Governor Patrick and the legislature to increase funding for the civil legal aid line item in the Commonwealth’s FY14 budget.
General Counsel Letter
General counsel from dozens of the leading corporations and institutions doing business in Massachusetts delivered a letter to Governor Patrick and members of the Legislature asking them to support civil legal aid with an increase in the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation line item.
Managing Partners Letter
Managing partners of many of the largest law firms in Massachusetts delivered a letter to the Governor and the Legislature, urging them to increase funding for the civil legal aid line item.
Law School Deans Letter
Massachusetts law school deans delivered a letter to Governor Patrick and members of the Legislature, explaining that an increase in civil legal aid funding is necessary to improve access to justice in the Commonwealth.