Greetings:

Please join us for an online Commission presentation and discussion on December 15th. Consider nominating a colleague for the Mass Bar Association’s Access to Justice Award and save the date for the Equal Justice Coalition’s Talk to the Hill.

Presentation and Discussion of the Commission’s Access to Attorneys Committee’s Report on Fee Shifting in Family Law Litigation in the Probate and Family Court
Please join Commissioners Laura Gal and Joel Feldman, and Committee member Laura M. Unflat, Esq., Unflat Law & Mediation on December 15th from 11-12 (via Zoom – rsvp here) for a presentation and discussion of the Access to Attorneys Committee’s Report on Fee Shifting in Family Law Litigation. During this one-hour Zoom convening you will have the opportunity to learn about the report, which ​summarizes and comments on results from ​two surveys ​on fee-shifting practices​, one issued to Judges in the Probate and Family Court and ​the other to family law practitioners, as well as ask questions and engage in an informal discussion. We look forward to seeing you there.

Nominate a Colleague for a 2022-23 Massachusetts Bar Association Access to Justice Award
The Massachusetts Bar Association annually recognizes the efforts of attorneys and law firms that have made significant strides in enhancing access to justice. Nominate a colleague by 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. The MBA encourages nominations from local/affiliated bar associations, government agencies and legal services organizations.

Save the Date: Talk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid!
Save the Date! On Jan. 26, 2023 join hundreds of attorneys, law students, and advocates at #TalkToTheHill, a virtual event advocating for civil legal aid funding in the FY24 state budget.

Thanks, and hope to see you soon.

Best,
Carolyn