Janet Donovan Plays Crucial Role in Growing Fellows Program

Janet Donovan didn’t always want to be a lawyer. She had started her career in social work and later transitioned to advocacy work at a domestic violence agency. It was there that she saw firsthand the crucial efforts of the volunteer

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Access to Justice Fellows Program Kicks Off Sixth Year

Over 100 members of Boston’s nonprofit and legal communities gathered at the Adams Courthouse on October 12 to help Lawyers Clearinghouse and the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission kick off another year of the Access to Justice Fellows Program. Created

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Meet the Board: Elizabeth Lintz, Director, Goulston & Storrs

This is part two of our newest feature: Meet the Board! Members of the Clearinghouse Board of Directors work in both the legal and nonprofit sectors. Their wide variety of practice areas and skill sets are an invaluable resource as the Clearinghouse expands

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Susan Gedrick to Lead Fellows Program

On October 12, the Clearinghouse’s Access to Justice Fellows Program will kick off its sixth year with a reception at the Adams Courthouse in Boston. There, representatives from area law firms, nonprofits, and the courts will gather to welcome the

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Morgan Lewis Summer Associates Jump into Pro Bono

Law students Amelia Pennington and Christopher Cataldo had been at Morgan Lewis for less than a day when they joined their fellow Summer Associates to volunteer at one of the Clearinghouse’s Pro Bono Consultations on May 23. Representatives from area nonprofits

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Meet the Board: Teresa Santalucia, Clearinghouse Board President

This is part two of our newest feature: Meet the Board! Members of the Clearinghouse Board of Directors work in both the legal and nonprofit sectors. Their wide variety of practice areas and skill sets are an invaluable resource as the Clearinghouse expands

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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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