WORCESTER, Mass. – Eager attorneys filled the Worcester Law Library on June 7, 2017, to learn skills necessary for pro bono work in a training sponsored by the “Lawyer for the Day” program, a collaboration involving Community Legal Aid (CLA)’s Volunteer Lawyers Service (VLS), the Massachusetts Trial Court, and the Worcester County Bar Association.
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WORCESTER, Mass.—Massachusetts Department of Transitional Services (DTA) Commissioner Jeff McCue met June 1 with the SNAP Coalition, in a collaborative effort to reduce food insecurity across central Massachusetts.
Arose Nielsen, who was involved with the court system in her youth, was confirmed as a Juvenile Court judge, and Dalila Argaez Wendlandt, a 47-year-old partner at Ropes & Gray who specializes in intellectual property, will join the Appeals Court. Nielsen is a former Community Legal Aid (CLA) staff attorney, and currently serves on our board.
WORCESTER, Mass.—“Each of these stories is life changing,” Kate Eshghi, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of UMass Memorial Health Care, said. “Each has a tremendous impact on the wellbeing of families and their long-term health.”
The Massachusetts Bar Association presented Weayonnoh Nelson-Davies with an Access to Justice Rising Star Award.
The award recognizes the efforts of lawyers and law firms for strides in enhancing access to justice. Seven lawyers and one law firm received the award at the association’s annual dinner.
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