Members of the BBA New Lawyers Section gathered at 16 Beacon Street before heading over to the State House.
Helping hundreds of lawyers check-in is no easy task.
Lawyers crowded the State House to make their point loud and clear.
BBA President Don Frederico being interviewed by WBUR
BBA President Don Frederico (center) with representitives from his firm, Greenberg Traurig.
BBA Vice President J.D. Smeallie, Shaw McDermott (K&L Gates) Governor Deval Patrick's Chief of Staff Mo Cowan and BBA President Don Frederico
Judge Ralph Gants (Supreme Judicial Court) with BBA Vice President J.D. Smeallie and BBA President Don Frederico
Judge Ralph Gants (Supreme Judicial Court) and BBA President Don Frederico share a few words before the ceremony.
The Great Hall of Flags was jam packed
Equal Justice Coalition Chair Samuel B. Moskowitz (Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.)
Judge Ralph Gants (Supreme Judicial Court) expressed the need for legal services funding in the Boston and throughout Massachusetts.
BBA President Don Frederico provided the crowd with some sobering statistics -- underscoring the need for adequate legal funding
At the 12th Annual Walk to the Hill for Civic Legal Aid, BBA President Don Frederico addresses the crowd of more than 500 lawyers, judges, state legislators, and members of the legal community, highlighting the importance of level funding for legal aid and access to justice for all.
Executive Director of Greater Boston Legal Services Bob Sable instructs the crowd about their legislative packets.
The Managing Partners of some of the most influential firms in Boston were present.
BBA President Don Frederico (second to left) with from Presidents of the Affinity Bar Associations.
Don Frederico sitting down with state Senator Richard Ross (Wrentham) to discuss level funding for legal services
Don Frederico visiting with Representative David Linsky (Natick) during Walk to the Hill.