The Society of Fellows Winter Reception featured seasonal decorations and desserts, as well as other appetizers and specialty drinks -- and, of course, good company.
Jeanne Darcy (Sullivan & Worcester), Janet Bostwick (Janet Bostwick, P.C.), Christopher Strang (Desmond, Strang & Scott), Christopher Desmond (Desmond, Strang & Scott), and BBA President Paul Dacier.
Adams Benefit Steering Committee Co-Chair Tom Gallitano (Conn Kavanaugh), Judge Robert Ullmann (Superior Court), and Fellows Committee Co-Chair Michael Mooney (Nutter McClennen & Fish).
A full house for the Winter Open House!
Attendees greeted both new and familiar faces.
Randy Gioia (CPCS) and Judge Christine Roach (Superior Court).
Paul Tanpitukpongse (Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers), Robert Heaney (Heaney Disability Law), and Chris Valente (K&L Gates).
Tom Gallitano (Conn Kavanaugh) speaks with Jeffrey Hirsch (Hirsch Roberts Weinstein).
Joel Sherman (McLane Law Firm) and Ernest Haddad (BU School of Law).
Attorney Micah Ascano, Steve Chow (Burns & Levinson), and Deanna Keene (New England School of Law).
Another benefit to attending the Fellows reception: the beautiful decor and delectable treats.
Russell Beck (Beck Reed Riden) chats with BBA CLE Manager Kristen White.
Fellows Committee Co-Chair Jane Willis (Ropes & Gray), Christopher Strang (Desmond, Strang & Scott), and Alex Gorman (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom).
Mark Fleming (Wilmer Hale) and Christine Netski (Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen).
BBA President Paul Dacier introduces himself to a group of reception attendees.
George Cushing (McLane Law Firm) and BBF President Jack Clymer.
BBA Director of Communications & External Relations Bonnie Sashin, Shannon Kirk (Ropes & Gray), and Karen Green (Wilmer Hale).
The cold weather did not wilt anyone's spirits.
BBF President Jack Clymer welcomed the crowd and thanked them for their generous support of the Society of Fellows and, through it, the legal services organizations that provide help to the Boston citizens most in need.
President Clymer went on to give examples of some of the great legal services work to which the BBF has contributed.
Shannon Kirk followed with a moving account of her experience helping a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Scott Roberts (Hirsch Roberts Weinstein), Daniel Halston (Wilmer Hale), and Tom Bean (Verrill Dana).
Tim Murphy (Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers) and John Loughnane (Nutter McClennen & Fish) chat with Christine Netski (Sugarman Rogers Barshak & Cohen).
With festive colors lining the trays of hors d'oeuvres, it almost felt like Spring in the BBA.
Margaret Talmers (Suffolk University Law School) and Michael Fee (Ropes & Gray).
Russell Beck (Beck Reed Riden) and Max Perlman (Hirsch Roberts Weinstein).
BBA Past President Judge Ned Leibensperger (Superior Court) enjoys a chat with the BBA's Director of Communications & External Relations Bonnie Sashin.
Attorney Ryan Keefe, Spencer Lord (Suffolk County District Attorney's Office), and Joshua Nadreau (Sugarman Rogers Barshak & Cohen).
Jeanne Darcy (Sullivan & Worcester), Janet Bostwick (Janet E. Bostwick, P.C.) and Bert Ng (Healthy Policy Commission).
BBF President Jack Clymer in deep conversation with Ernest Haddad (BU School of Law).