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The Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers invites you to our Spring 2017 Networking Event! Please join us to connect with other attorneys and hear about M.A.W.L.’s upcoming events.
When? Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6-8PM
Where? The Living Room, 101 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA
Details? $20 per person at the door . Ticket price includes complimentary beverage and hors d’oeuvres.
Please RSVP by Friday, April 21st to Julianne Fitzpatrick.
The Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers presents “Tips From the Bench”, a Q&A roundtable event featuring Judge Paula Clifford, Hingham District Court, Ret. Judge Carol Ball, Suffolk Superior Court, and Ret. Judge Dorothy Gibson, Middlesex Probate and Family Court.
Please join MAWL at Tips From the Bench on Thursday, March 9th, 5:30-7:00 PM, at the Social Law Library. The Social Law Library is located at Three Center Plaza, Boston MA.
Light refreshments will be served and admission is free. Donations to M.AW.L. are welcome.
All students and lawyers welcome! Be sure to bring your questions!!
Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks a full time staff attorney. The attorney will work in the Family Law Unit to provide legal services to and on behalf of victims of domestic violence in contested matters in the Probate and Family Courts in GBLS’s service area (Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Plymouth Counties) and in related legislative, administrative and systemic efforts.
Responsibilities include: Handling and managing family law litigation caseload of at least 25 full representation cases plus additional advice, counsel and brief service matters; Representing clients at all levels of litigation including trials and appeals; Participating in legislative, administrative and other systemic advocacy designed to promote the interests of GBLS clients; Developing and promoting relationships with community and governmental agencies to advance the interests of victims of domestic violence; Participating in unit and/or program-wide projects including but, not limited to: acting as a trainer or presenter at substantive law events, supervising students, unit administrative tasks; Maintaining up-to-date knowledge and skills in family law and trial practice and other poverty law substantive areas; and performing other duties as requested.
Requirements: Admission to the Massachusetts Bar or comity; One to five years of experience in domestic relations, domestic violence, or related work; Excellent writing, research, organization and case file management skills; Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence; Demonstrated commitment to social justice and/or providing legal services to the poor; Cultural competence or willingness to learn cultural competence required to fully serve GBLS’s diverse client constituencies; Ability to work with a team, and fully engage in the work of the unit and the program to implement its core vision and the core mission of GBLS; Bilingual capacity in Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Haitian-Creole, or Portuguese strongly desired. Must be able to drive to courts and events in other counties and parts of the state.
GBLS is an AA/EO/Handicapped employer committed to diversity in the workforce and regards differences as assets. Salary is based on union scale. Generous benefits package, including 100% paid health and dental for full-time employees and student loan repayment assistance plan for eligible attorneys. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to Sonia Marquez, Director of Human Resources, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to Job Code: Fam-ATT when applying for this position. Deadline is December 22, 2016 or until the position is filled.
The Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers cordially invites you to attend its Twenty-Sixth Annual Holiday Toast on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
We will recognize Deborah Benson, Esq., the driving force behind the Act to Establish Pay Equity and other legislation championing women’s rights within the Commonwealth, as an unsung hero of our legal community. We will also present the Carol DiMaiti Scholarship.
The Holiday Toast will be held at The College Club, 44 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116. Tickets are $45/person for those who RSVP by December 5, 2016 and $55/person at the door. Tickets include a complimentary beverage and hors d’oeuvres. Parking is available at The Back Bay Parking Garage and The Boston Common Garage.
Payment (checks payable to M.A.W.L.) and RSVPs are requested by December 5, 2016 to Katie Cintolo, Esq. at Stone, Stone & Creem, One Washington Mall, Boston, MA 02108. Email inquiries to email@example.com.
We hope to see you there!
On November 17th at 6PM, the Women’s Law Caucus of New England Law | Boston and the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers will host a Paint Nite® fundraiser for RESPOND, a Domestic Violence prevention agency. The fundraiser will be held at Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill – 645 Beacon Street, Boston MA.
Interested attorneys should contact Donald S. Bronstein, Director of Criminal Appeals, Private Counsel Division, Committee for Public Counsel Services, at 617-910-5794 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and for information about applying.
Information about CPCS can be found at www.publiccounsel.net.
The Committee of Public Counsel Services is committed to a diverse workforce and appreciates your support.