Joe D’Angelo, Jerry Kazanjian, Kevin Perkins and BBA President-elect Paul Dacier (EMC Corporation)
BBA President Elect Paul Dacier, BBA President J.D. Smealie
Jennifer Ioli, Neal Bingham, Evie Goryshina, Howard Speicher (Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.)
Abbe Hershberg (Greater Boston Legal Services), Kelly Leighton (Barnes & Leighton)
Jim O’Shaughnessy (Axiom) with Deb Curran and Keith Johnson (O’Brien & Levine)
Ben Zimmerman and Steve Sugarman (Sugarman & Sugarman) with Jeff Pyle (Prince Lobel Tye LLP)
Larry Dicara (Nixon Peabody LLP), Chief Judge of US Court of Appeals for First Circuit Sandra Lynch with Jim Vallee and BBA Council member Navjeet Bal (Nixon Peabody LLP)
Past BBA President Joel Reck (Brown Rudnick LLP) with Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall (ret.)
Chris Valente (K&L Gates LLP) with Dave Robinson and Brendan Recupero (Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.)
John Shea and Michelle O’Brien (Mackey Shea O’Brien, PC)
Phelps Turner, BBA Past President Tony Doniger, BBA Past President Lisa Goodheart and Dylan Sanders (Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak, Cohen, P.C.)
13. Scott Lopez (Lawson & Weitzen, LLP), Jonathan Kotlier (Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP), BBA Council member Mark Smith (Laredo & Smith, LLP) and Michael Ricciuti (K&L Gates LLP)
Chris Collins (Unum), BBA Past President Don Frederico (Pierce Attwood, LLP), Alan Drewsen (International Trademark Association), BBA Past President Mary Ryan (Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP), BBA Vice President Julia Huston and BBA President-elect Paul Dacier
Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall (ret.), BBA President J.D. Smealie and David Hetzel (Holland & Knight)
Janet Bostwick (Janet E. Bostwick, P.C.), Tom Bean (Verrill Dana LLP)
Harry Murphy (Murphy & King, P.C.), Joseph Baldiga (Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP), John Morrier (Casner & Edwards, LLP), Jeff Sternklar (Duane Morris LLP)
BBA President J.D. Smealie, BBA President-elect Paul Dacier, Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Roderick Ireland, BBA Vice President Julia Huston
Erica Rhodin, Christine Netski (Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.), Marianne LeBlanc (Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.), Lisa Goodheart (Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.)
Clarence Richardson (Merrill Lynch), MBLA President Rachael Rollins (Massachusetts Department of Transportation), Andrea Campbell
BBA President J.D. Smeallie with Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Deval Patrick Mark Reilly
Chief Judge of U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts Mark Wolf, Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall (ret.), Keynote Speaker Senator Patrick Leahy (VT), BBA President J.D. Smeallie and Chief Judge of US Appeals Court for First Circuit Sandra Lynch
BBA Secretary Lisa Arrowood, Judge Patti Saris (United States District Court)
Daren Braham (Prince Lobel Tye LLP), Meredith Ainbinder (Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP)
Communications Director Bonnie Sashin (BBA), Chief Judge Frank Bailey and Judge Joan Feeney (Bankruptcy Court)
Jody Newman and Kathy Weinman (Collora LLP)
Communications Coordinator Bonnie Sashin (Boston Bar Association), Kimberly Jones (Athena Legal Strategies Group)
Chief Justice of the Land Court Karen Scheier, Judge Mark Green (MA Appeals Court)
Chief Judge of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts Mark Wolf, Rachael Rollins (Massachusetts Department of Transportation), Damion Wilmont (Goodwin Proctor LLP), BBA Council Member Susan Finegan (Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.), Paul Lannon (Holland & Knight, LLP)
BBA Past President Don Frederico (Pierce Atwood, LLP), Tim Murphy (Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP)
Maria Durant (Collora LLP), Lisa Cukier (Burns & Levinson LLP)
BBA Council Member Jon Albano and Kathy Slowe (Bingham McCutchen LLP)
Tanya Curcio, Carmen Albert, Paula Andrews, Nancy Wilsker, Rihannon Campbell, Mairead Hickey (Hinkley Allen & Snyder LLP)
Joe Kaigler (Massachusetts Port Authority) with Steve Wright (Executive Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP)
Bruce Falby (DLA Piper LLP), Sandy Moskowicz (Davis Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.)
Tom Seymour (Attorney at Law), Robert Peabody (Collora LLP), Bill Sinnott (Office of the Corporation Counsel City of Boston)
Paula Andrews (Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP), BBA Past President Renee Landers (Suffolk University Law School), BBA Past President Lauren Rikleen (Boston College Center for Work & Family), Nancy Wilsker (Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP)
Associate Justices of Supreme Judicial Court Ralph Gants and Margot Botsford
Liza Lunt (Zalkind, Rodriguez, Lunt & Duncan LLP), Elaine Epstein (Todd & Weld LLP)
BBA President welcomes 1,200 lawyers to the BBA's Annual Meeting Luncheon
BBA President J.D. Smeallie welcomes Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) to the stage
Senator Leahy touched on the importance of the judicial selection process.
Senator Leahy also made some comments relating to the drug lab issue currently taking place in Massachusetts.
More than 1,200 lawyers packed the Grand Ballroom at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.
BBA President J.D. Smeallie thanks the Annual Meeting Co-Chairs Deb Manus (Nutter, McClennan & Fish) and Paul Cushing (Partners Healthcare).
J.D. shared some kind words about the fantastic work done by immediate past President Lisa Goodheart.
J.D. Smeallie presented Lynn Girton (Volunteer Lawyers Project) with the John G. Brooks Legal Services Award.
Lynn Reflects on the time an commitment others had volunteered to help those in need.
J.D. presents Ropes & Gray Managing Partner John T. Montgomery with the 2012 Thurgood Marshall Award which recognizes outstanding pro bono work.
An amazing statistic -- in just the past year, Ropes & Gray lawyers and professional staff devoted 98,000 hours to providing free legal services to individuals, non-profit organizations, and small businesses across the nation. More than half of that pro bono time was donated here in Massachusetts.
J.D. then presented the President's Award to Bingham McCutchen, Jon Albano and associates Deanna El-Mallawany and Caleb Schillinger for their work drafting this year's Fisher v. University of Texas amicus brief.
BBA Council Jon Albano spoke highly of the willingness of BBA leadership to donate their valuable time.
Ropes & Gray accepting the Thurgood Marshall Award: Bill Patton, retired Ropes & Gray partner and recently appointed Access to Justice Commission Fellow, Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair Jeff Katz, Senior Pro Bono Manager Roz Garbose Nasdor, and Managing Partner John Montgomery.
Jon Albano with the President's Award with associates Caleb Schillinger and Deanna El-Mallawany (Bingham McCutchen).
BBA President J.D. Smeallie with Senator Patrick Leahy (VT)
Molly Girton, John G. Brooks Legal Services Award winner Lynn Girton (VLP), Pat Freedman, Jennifer Freedman