Author: Hilary Vaught

Following Record Year, More Improvements Planned for Legal Clinic for the Homeless

The Clearinghouse wrapped up a record-breaking year of legal clinics on June 23 under the watch of Legal Clinic Director Mia Friedman, who took over management of the program last September. Over the past nine months, volunteer attorneys from ten area

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Summer Associate Embraces Pro Bono Early in Career

Law student Marina Shkuratov, a Summer Associate at Choate Hall & Stewart, says she initially decided to pursue a law degree because it would allow her to combine her love of analytical reasoning with her desire to apply the complexities

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Clearinghouse Honors John Keith and Shelley Hoon Keith at 29th Annual Meeting

On June 1, nearly 200 members of the legal, nonprofit, and business communities gathered at the Boston office of Nixon Peabody to join Lawyers Clearinghouse in honoring John Keith and Shelley Hoon Keith. John, the CEO of Keith Construction, Inc. and Keith

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Changing Lives One Small Step at a Time

Twelve years ago, Anne Bader-Martin, a court-appointed attorney in the juvenile court system, sat in a Dunkin’ Donuts with one of her clients. The girl was fifteen, pregnant, and determined to keep the baby, so the two of them were

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Governance Expert Teresa Santalucia Helps Local Nonprofits Succeed

When attorney Teresa Santalucia, a partner at Klein Hornig and a member of the Clearinghouse Board of Directors, presents at one of the Clearinghouse’s nonprofit seminars, she’s not only drawing upon years of legal knowledge, but upon her own firsthand

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Affordable Housing Champion Josephine McNeil to Retire

Josephine McNeil, an attorney and longtime member of the Clearinghouse Board of Directors, will never forget the time she was working on an affordable housing project for the city of Newton when a woman approached her and said, “I think

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Meet the Board: Emily Hodge, Clearinghouse Board President and Counsel at Choate Hall & Stewart

Introducing our newest feature: Meet the Board! Members of the Clearinghouse Board of Directors work in both the legal and nonprofit sectors, and their wide variety of practice areas and skillsets are an invaluable resource as the Clearinghouse expands its

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Job Posting: Access to Justice Fellows Program Director

The Lawyers Clearinghouse on Affordable Housing and Homelessness is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988 by the Boston Bar Association and Massachusetts Bar Association. Our mission is to connect pro bono lawyers with nonprofits and people in need, to promote access to justice, strengthen

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Nonprofits Benefit from DLA Piper’s Real Estate Expertise

DLA Piper attorney Brian Hochleutner was working as a litigator after law school when he got involved in a real estate case and found himself fascinated by the ins and outs of real estate law. Over the next few years,

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Goodwin Attorney Plays Key Role in Supporting New Nonprofits

Fourteen years ago, when Lawyers Clearinghouse and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) teamed up to host a workshop series on nonprofit incorporation, they reached out to Sue Abbott, then an associate at Goodwin Procter, to see if she was

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