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Access to Justice Fellows Program Kick-Off

Register Here 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Speaking Program, Seven Justice Courtroom  Featured Speakers:  Hon. Ralph D. Gants, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Vickie Rothbaum, 2014-2015 Access to Justice

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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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Access to Justice Fellows Program End-of-Year Reception

The Lawyers Clearinghouse and the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission invite you to the Access to Justice Fellows Program End-of-Year Reception. Join us as we celebrate the outstanding dedication and commitment of the 2016-2017 Access to Justice Fellows. This event will feature remarks

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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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Greater Boston Legal Services: Carrying on Boston’s Long-Held Tradition of Serving the Poor

The following piece was written by Access to Justice Fellow John Carroll. As an Access to Justice Fellow, John is working with the Equal Justice Coalition (EJC) to create an accurate account of the origins of civil legal services in Massachusetts. Over

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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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