Jennifer Cardello of Foley Hoag with Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin LLP and Ellen Kief (Law Office of Ellen S. Kief)
Guests crowded around the roulette table early and often.
A lucky roll and big payout for Brian Selchick!
Christopher Brolly of Merrill Lynch with Jonathan Zschau
John Cunningham with Steve Couch of Morrison Mahoney and Brian Selchick of Sullivan & Worcester
Guests try to pick up some pointers from the craps dealer.
Ellen Kief (Law Office of Ellen S. Kief) and Christina Miller of the Suffolk County DA’s Office.
Jeff Bone of Foley Hoag with John Keegan
Stewart Hirsch of Strategic Relationships with Susan Bernstein
Ruth Mattson of Bowditch & Dewey with Stewart Hirsch of Strategic Relationships and Robert Carmel-Montes of the Carmel Law Group
Matt Fagan of Lahive & Cockfield with Ben Kociubinski of the Superior Court Administrative Office
Carl Fumarola of Cetrulo & Capone with Kristin Fumarola
Players look on as the house hits a fourteen...
...and busts. Smiles all around.
Rob Quinan from the Office of the Attorney General with Steve Waddell of Networking Action
Nick Soter of LexisNexis with Christina Miller of the Suffolk County DA’s Office
Placing bets at the Wheel of Fortune
Ryan Moltenberg and Matt Boulanger from event sponsor Verndale.
Maureen Flynn and Monica Brookman from the Office of the Attorney General
Darren Braham and Richard Fields of Ropes & Gray
Randy Ravitz from the Office of the Attorney General and Andy Cohn of WilmerHale
Smiles before the cards are flipped...
and afterwards too!
Deborah Dong, Shawn McCarthy, and Lynn Buskey of Buskey & McCarthy with Ruth Mattson of Bowditch & Dewey
Stacey Schmidt of FMR Corporation with Colleen Hankins of Fidelity Investments
John Carr of JAMS with Bill McLeod of McLeod Law Offices
Katie Ragucci Lynch and Jennifer Koch, both of Corwin & Corwin LLP
Howard Goldstein mulls over the last hand. Was Charlene Caldeira bluffing? Her smile tells the story.
Jordan Scott takes down a pot!
Ned Leibensperger with Ed Zacharias, both of McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Bert Ng of the MA House of Representatives with Christopher Brolly of Merrill Lynch, Nick Soter of LexisNexis and Merritt Dattel of the MA House of Representatives
The poker tables filled up quickly with card sharks and novices alike.
Kadian Clarke with Lina Giangregorio (Locke-Ober Restaurant)
Julia Andrus with Matt Andrus of Choate Hall & Stewart
Arianna Kelly of the Office of the Senate President with Ashley Hague of Commonwealth of MA and Pat Hurley of Goodwin Procter
Hit or stick on sixteen...?She hits!And....
David Rountree and Rick Dowd both from Citizens Bank.
Beth Fliss with Adam Fliss of Ropes & Gray
Alex Aspiazu and Mandy Brown of Day Pitney with David Glad of Rich May, PC and Dee Dee Edmondson of MassEquality
Mandy Brown and Alex Aspiazu of Day Pitney with David Glad of Rich May, PC
Nick Soter of LexisNexis with Theresa Ramos, Howard Goldstein and Charlene Caldeira all of Rosenberg, Freedman & Goldstein
Waiting for the deal...
Blackjack for Annette Comer! The table erupts!
Sandra O’Neill of Covidien with Abim Thomas of the Office of the Governor
Lucky 7's! Everyone is a winner!
The house busts again! It was a good night for the players.
The roulette table was packed all evening.
When the dealer busts, everyone wins!
Winner winner chicken dinner!
Former BBA Presidents Tony Doniger of Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen and Ned Leibensperger of McDermott Will & Emery
Janet Bostwick (Janet E. Bostwick, PC) with Susan Berstein
Maribeth Cusick, Susan Weise, Karen Roach and Ali Ocasio all of the Office of the Corporation Counsel
Guests try their luck at the roulette table.
Randy Ravitz of the Office of the Attorney General with Kathleen Celio of the Suffolk County DA’s Office and Dean Mazzone of the Office of the Attorney General
A few guests try their luck with the Wheel of Fortune
Jeff Bone of Foley Hoag with Hemanth Gundavaram of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, Jen Kershenbaum from the Essex County DA’s Office and Kirk Hanson of Foley Hoag
Magician John Graffeo entertained the masses with his mind boggling tricks.
wait...how did he do that?
Rachel Baime of Barron & Stadfeld with Mary Fran Ennis of Wellington Management Company
This Texas Hold'em room is packed.
The Claflin Center had four blackjack tables and a projecter TV for the March Madness games.
Bill McLeod raises the action...
All of a sudden Kristyne Bowman does not like her hand.
Or maybe she is bluffing?
Apparently not. Bill McLeod takes down the pot.
Executive Director of the BBA Rich Page with Vickie Henry of Foley Hoag and Former BBA President Mary Ryan of Nutter McClennen & Fish
Event Co-Chairs Jennifer Cardello of Foley Hoag and Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin thank guests for attending the 1st Annual Casino Night.
Casino Productions provided a DJ.
Raffle winner Anthony Dutra (Boston University Law School) with a PlayStation 3 donated by Arsenal Consulting.
Many guests eagerly anticipated the raffle drawing.
Raffle winner Brian Selchick of Sullivan & Worcesterwith a basketball signed by Celtics player Paul Pierce.
Raffle winner Bill McLeod of McLeod Law Offices won a one-night stay with breakfast at the Chatham Bars Inn.
Casino Night Co-Chair Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin with raffle winner Annette Comer of Stewart Title Guaranty who won a bottle of Dom Pérignon donated by Kappy’s Fine Wine & Spirits.
Casino Night Co-Chair Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin with raffle winner and former BBA President Mary Ryan of Nutter McClennen & Fish who won brunch for two at the Langham Hotel.
Casino Night Co-Chair Jennifer Cardello of Foley Hoag with raffle winner Rick Dowd of Citizens Bank, who won a gift certificate to Mike’s Pastry.
Casino Night Co-Chair Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin with raffle winner John Cunningham, who won 2 tickets for an Odyssey dinner cruise.
Casino Night Co-Chair Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin with raffle winner Jordan Scott of Desmond & Scott LLP, who won 4 tickets to the Regattabar Jazz Club at the Charles Hotel.
BBA Program & Events Assistant Katie Elmore with raffle winner Adam Fliss of Ropes & Gray LLP, who won a free sports league registration donated by Social Boston Sports.
BBA Program & Events Assistant Katie Elmore with raffle winner Parvaneh Daneshmand of event sponsor Integreon, who won a $150 gift certificate to Locke-Ober Restaurant.
Casino Night Co-Chair Chris Strang of Corwin & Corwin with raffle winner Gayle Bourdeau of Stewart Title Guaranty, who won a round of golf for 4 from Sterling Golf Management, Inc.
Nick Soter of LexisNexis draws the final raffle prize.
And the winner is...
Nick Soter of LexisNexis with Early Bird raffle winner Rebecca Castaneda (Law Office of Rebecca L. Castaneda), who won a $150 AmEx gift card donated by LexisNexis.
Fred Sekur of Global Digital Forensics
Kathryn Sweeney from Casino Night sponsors Gabriel & Sweeney Court Reporting
Event sponsors Viga provided an excellent spread
The BBA would like to thank event sponsor Integreon
The BBA would like to thank event sponsor GlobalDigital Forensics
The BBA would like to thank event sponsor iCapital
The BBA would like to thank event sponsor StoneTurn Group
Without the generous contributions of these sponsors, the event would not have been possible.