GENERAL MEMBERSHIP STANDING COMMITTEES

  • Ethics Commitee
    The Ethics Committee shall be responsible for developing policy regarding ethical issues as directed by the Board, presenting the same to the Board of Directors for adoption or action, and for investigating and addressing ethical complaints as directed by the Board of Directors or the Executive Board, and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Chair: Denise N. Yurkofsky, denise@yurlaw.com.
  • Finance Committee
    The Finance Committee shall assist the Treasurer in overseeing the handling of all Chapter funds and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Chair: Steve Mann, steven@smannlaw.com.
  • Litigation Committee
    The Litigation Committee shall be responsible for developing and maintaining a litigation support system to address matters of concern to Chapter members or their clients, and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Co-Chairs: John Ford, jford@njc-ma.org, John McNicholas, jjmcnicholas2@verizon.net and Paula Nedder, paula@heaneyandsmall.com.
  • Membership Committee
    The Membership Committee shall study and recommend to the Board of Directors ways and means of obtaining new members and maintaining membership, communicate with individuals whose membership has been or is about to be terminated for failure to meet standards and requirements prescribed in the Bylaws of the Chapter, keep the records of membership and perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Chair: Clarence Richardson, clarencerichardsonjr@gmail.com.
  • Nominations and Elections Committee
    The Nominations and Elections Committee shall nominate candidates to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors as directed by the Board of Directors, shall prepare a slate of Officers and Directors to present to the general membership for election all in accordance with these bylaws, and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Chair: Margot Birke, mgbirke@comcast.net.
  • Programming Committee
    The Programming Committee shall aid in the promotion and development of continuing legal education and shall perform such duties as may be directed by the Board. Co-Chairs: Michael Couture, mc@winstonlg.com and Geralyn Warren, gwarren@warrenlawllc.com.
  • Publications and Website Committee
    The Publications and Website Committee shall be responsible for organizing, preparing and disseminating any publications produced by the Chapter, and shall be responsible for developing and maintaining the Chapter’s website, and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Co-Chairs: Pamela Greenfield, greenfield@ssbllc.com and Jessica Batsevitsky, jsb@maestatelaw.com.
  • Public Policy Committee
    The Public Policy Committee shall be responsible for identifying public policy issues relevant to the objectives of the Chapter. The Committee may formulate a legislative agenda to address such issues if the Committee determines such an agenda is appropriate. The Committee shall present any such legislative agenda to the Board of Directors for approval. The Public Policy Committee may also develop public awareness and engage in advocacy in favor of the issues. Co-Chairs:  Susan Levin, slevin@rfl-law.com and Patricia Keane Martin, pkmartin@pabianrussell.com.
  • Public Relations Committee
    The Public Relations Committee shall be responsible for promoting the works of the Chapter and Chapter members, and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board. Suggestions welcome. Chair: Clarence Richardson, clarencerichardsonjr@gmail.com.