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Access to Justice Fellows Program Kicks off Fifth Year

On September 22, more than a hundred members of the pro bono legal community gathered at the John Adams Courthouse to help Lawyers Clearinghouse kick off another year of the Access to Justice Fellows Program. Seventy-four lawyers and retired judges

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Clearinghouse honors Michael Fish and breaks past fundraising record at 28th Annual Meeting

There was a lot to celebrate on the evening of June 1, when nearly 200 members of the legal, nonprofit, and business communities gathered at the Boston office of Nixon Peabody to help Lawyers Clearinghouse honor Mike Fish, President and

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[Cancelled] Intellectual Property Law Overview for Nonprofits

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact Machiko Sano Hewitt with any questions. Presenter:  Jerry Cohen, Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP and Access to Justice Fellow Many nonprofits have intellectual property assets

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Access to Justice Fellow advocates for an end to mass incarceration

When John Bowman read The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander’s sobering New York Times bestseller about America’s criminal justice system, for his book club, he was shocked. He was semi-retired after working as an

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Roundtable with the Experts: Conflict of Interest Policy and Intermediate Sanctions

Registration*: Click here. Please RSVP by February 29. *Please note that registration is required. Experts:  Dick Allen, Esq. Access to Justice Fellow at the Lawyers Clearinghouse, formerly of Casner & Edwards, and MA Attorney General’s Office Susan Abbott, Esq. Goodwin Procter LLP

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Intellectual Property Law Overview for Nonprofits

Breakfast and networking from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. A buffet of pastries, fruit, juices, coffee and tea will be available. Please scroll down to “Registration” to sign up for this event. Many nonprofits have intellectual property assets and don’t know

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Roundtable with the Experts: Nonprofit Formation and Bylaws

Registration: Click here. Please RSVP by February 2. Experts:  Dick Allen, Esq., formerly of Casner & Edwards, and MA Attorney General’s Office Elizabeth Reinhardt, Esq., the Law Office of Elizabeth S. Reinhardt and formerly of MA Attorney General’s Office We are happy

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Lawyer Training: How to Form a Nonprofit Organization with 501(c)(3) Public Charity Status

Two experts in nonprofit and tax-exempt organization law will lead a comprehensive 2.5 hour on how to form a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) public charity status. Carolyn Osteen, Esq., recently retired from Ropes & Gray LLP, specialized in this area

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Access to Justice Fellows Program kicks off fourth year

The Lawyers Clearinghouse and the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission welcomed over 100 guests from area law firms, nonprofit organizations, and the Court to a kick-off event at the Adams Courthouse to mark the start of the fourth year of the

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Fellow Myra Green helps struggling family facing health crisis

Myra Green was working as an associate at a large New York City law firm when a partner asked her if she would be interested in assisting him with a healthcare case. It was her first foray into healthcare law

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