Massachusetts Law Reform Institute Honors Justice Hines, Gerry Singsen, & John Carroll

Massachusetts Law Reform Institute Honors Justice Hines, Gerry Singsen, & John Carroll

Pictured above, left to right: John Carroll, Chief Justice Ralph Gants, Gerry Singsen, and Justice Geraldine Hines   Each year, the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) hosts the Catalyst for Change Award Reception to honor the accomplishments of those in the legal profession working to advance MLRI’s mission of advancing economic, racial, and social justice through legal action, policy advocacy, coalition building, and […]

Third Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Releases 2017 Annual Report

Third Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Releases 2017 Annual Report

In February 2015, the Supreme Judicial Court appointed the third Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (Third Commission), after the end of the Second Commission. Charged with providing leadership, vision, and coordination in the search for “equal justice for all persons in the Commonwealth,” the Third Commission adopted a Mission Statement that focused on five core […]

Commission Releases new Access to Attorneys Report

Commission Releases new Access to Attorneys Report

In 2015, the Supreme Judicial Court’s third Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (“Commission”) adopted a Mission Statement which included increasing the legal services provided by private attorneys to those who cannot obtain the services of counsel. To implement this goal, the Commission appointed the Access to Attorneys Committee (“Committee”), chaired by attorneys Joel Feldman and […]

The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (Commission) is seeking a part-time consultant to oversee the activities of the Commission, working closely with the Commission’s Co-Chairs. The 30-member Commission, appointed by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, is charged with providing leadership, vision and coordination in the search for “equal justice for all persons in the Commonwealth.” […]

Gerry Singsen Retirement

Gerry Singsen Retirement

Farewell Presentation to Gerry Singsen At the May 23, 2017 meeting of the Access to Justice Commission, Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, Associate Justice and Commission Co-Chair Geraldine Hines, and Commission Co-Chair Susan M. Finegan, Esq. presented Antone G. “Gerry” Singsen with a special Access to Justice Award in recognition of Gerry’s […]