61 Photos - Jun 16, 2014
Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier, event honoree Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, Attorney General Martha Coakley, and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo at the Citation of Judicial Excellence reception for Chief Justice Roderick Ireland.Photo: Chief Justice Paula Carey (Trial Court) with Justice Ralph Gants (SJC).Photo: Wadner Oge (Board of Bar Examiners), Chief Justice Roderick Ireland), Justice Fernande Duffly (SJC), and Professor Margaret Burnham (Northeastern University School of Law).Photo: Former Chief Justice of the SJC Herb Wilkins with BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: Judge Judith Fabricant (Superior Court), Judge Peter Rubin (Appeals Court), Steven Wright (Holland & Knight), Richard Zielinski (Goulston & Storrs), and Judge Ned Leibensperger (Superior Court).Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier greets Governor's Councillor Robert Jubinville.Photo: Chief Justice Roderick Ireland and Shep Scheinberg.Photo: Chief Justice Barbara Rouse (Superior Court), Dr. Ebi Okara (Metis Psychological Associates, LLC), and Judge Barbara Dortch-Okara (Ret.) (New England Law | Boston).Photo: Lonnie Powers (MLAC), Judge Robert Foster (Land Court), and Sandy Moskowitz (Davis Malm).Photo: Frita Garcia, Former Governor Mike Dukakis, Kitty Dukakis, Pablo Calderon (MassDOT), and Sandra Alvarado (MassDOT).Photo: Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, BBA President Paul Dacier, and Justice Ralph Gants (SJC).Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier took the stage to offer some opening remarks about Chief Ireland.Photo: Chief Justice Ireland joined BBA President Paul Dacier onstage to the sound of overwhelming applause.Photo: Chief Justice Ireland graciously accepted the Citation of Judicial Excellence by thanking those who have helped him throughout his career.Photo: Following Chief Justice Ireland's speech, the room joined in a unanimous standing ovation.Photo: Chief Justice Roderick Ireland and BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: Judge Ken Desmond (Superior Court) and Gerry Leone (Nixon Peabody).Photo: Judges Ned Leibensperger, Judith Fabricant, and Mitchell Kaplan of the Superior Court share a laugh with Richard Zielinski (Goulston & Storrs).Photo: Valerie Caldwell (US Attorney), Alice Alexander, and Judge Pamela Dashiell (Boston Municipal Court).Photo: BBA Council member Mark Smith (Laredo & Smith), Judge Peter Krupp (Superior Court), BBA Treasurer Carol Starkey (Conn Kavanaugh), and Maureen Mulligan (Ruberto Israel & Weiner).Photo: BBA President-Elect Julia Huston and Chief Justice Roderick Ireland.Photo: Judge Mary Ann Driscoll (Boston Municipal Court), Judge Tom Connors (Superior Court), and Judge Thomas Horgan (Boston Municipal Court).Photo: Evelynne Swagerty (Bank of America) and BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: Valeria Cuba (Suffolk Law), Martin Newhouse (New England Legal Foundation), and Tiffany Andrade (Suffolk Law).Photo: Max Stern (Stern, Shapiro, Weissberg & Garin), Judge Rudy Kass (the Mediation Group), and Trial Court Administrator Harry Spence.Photo: Former Governor Michael Dukakis and BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: Judge Shannon Frison (Superior Court) and Abim Thomas (Goodwin Procter).Photo: The celebratory mood at the Citation of Judicial Excellence ceremony for Chief Justice Ireland was infectious.Photo: Chief Justice Roderick Ireland and Justice Ralph Gants, recently confirmed as the incoming Chief Justice of the SJC.Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier, Dr. Ebi Okara, and Judge Judith Fabricant (Superior Court).Photo: Jennifer Donahue (SJC) and Judge Mark Green (MA Appeals Court).Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier greets Justice Ralph Gants, recently confirmed as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.Photo: Walter Rodriguez (Edwards Wildman Palmer), Devon Cox (Edwards Wildman), Kait Brown (Edwards Wildman), Mathilda McGee-Tubb (SJC), and Courtney Scrubbs (Edwards Wildman).Photo: Chief Justice Angela Ordonez (Probate & Family Court) and Judge Rudy Kass (the Mediation Group).Photo: BBA Past President JD Smeallie (Holland & Knight), BBA President-Elect Julia Huston, Justice Ralph Gants (SJC), and BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: Ike Williams, Chief Justice Roderick Ireland (SJC), and Adrian Walker (Boston Globe).Photo: Clerk-Magistrate Robert Lewis (Housing Court) with Chief Justice Roderick Ireland.Photo: Ruth Ellen Fitch (Dimock Community Health Center), Susan Bocamazo (MA Lawyers Weekly), and Kara Deltufo (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute).Photo: Groups talked and laughed together throughout the night.Photo: Chief Justice Roderick Ireland and Professor Margaret Burnham (Northeastern University School of Law).Photo: Judge Mitchell Kaplan (Superior Court) and BBA Past President Don Frederico (Pierce Atwood).Photo: Clerk Maura Doyle (SJC), Justice Ralph Gants (SJC), Daniel Dain (Dain Torpy), and BBF President-Elect Lisa Goodheart.Photo: Vince Pisegna (Krokidas & Bluestein), First Justice Jeffrey Winik (Boston Housing Court), and Jeremy Paul (Northeastern University School of Law).Photo: Carlos Lopez (Assistant United States Attorney), MBLA President Doreen Rachal (Assistant United States Attorney), Angela Gomes (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom), and Dominic Blue (MassMutual).Photo: Judge Gary Katzmann (MA Appeals Court) and BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: Former Corporation Counsel Bill Sinnott and Ellen Kief (Law Office of Ellen Kief) in lighthearted conversation.Photo: Former Corporation Counsel Bill Sinnott and Chief Justice Barbara Rouse (Superior Court).Photo: Justice Fernande Duffly (SJC), Amy Nechtem (Juvenile Court), and BBA President Paul Dacier.Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier and Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, with Chief Justice Ireland's daughter and grandson.Photo: Brent Henry (Partners Healthcare) and Frank Moran.Photo: Justice Margot Botsford (SJC), Executive Director Cliff Allen (SJC), and Clerk Francis Kenneally (SJC).Photo: With almost 300 members of the legal community attending the celebration to thank Chief Justice Ireland for his work, everyone was sure to run into old friends and meet new faces.Photo: Trevor Garrick (Performance Fitness & Training, LLC), Valerie Caldwell (U.S. Attorney's Office), Beverly Harris, and Genesia Eddins (YMCA Training).Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier and BBA President-Elect Julia Huston.Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier, Shep Scheinberg, Alice Alexander, and guest.Photo: BBA Past President JD Smeallie (Holland & Knight) and Richard Zielinski (Goulston & Storrs).Photo: Governor's Councillor Bob Jubinville with Max Stern (Stern, Shapiro, Weissberg & Garin).Photo: Former Corporation Counsel Bill Sinnott, David Keenan (Candidate for Register of Probate, Suffolk County), and Marcus Hughes (City of Boston Law Department).Photo: Georgia Critsley (Massachusetts Trial Court) and Anne Thomas (Attorney General’s Office for Criminal Appeals).Photo: Anita Bille and Maureen Nagle (Legal Search Solutions).Photo: BBA President Paul Dacier, BBA/BBF Executive Director Richard Page, Steven Wright (Holland & Knight), and Chief Justice Ireland.