The Equal Justice Coalition
7 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02110-1245

Phone: 617-391-5633
Fax: 617-426-0656

Email: info@mlac.org

 


2013 Meeting -- Click here to register

Please join us for the Equal Justice Coalition's annual breakfast gathering of Walk to the Hill Captains! We want to thank you for your hard work for the 2013 Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid and to strategize for the 15th Annual Walk, to be held on January 30, 2014.

When
Tuesday, Dec. 3
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Where
Nixon Peabody
100 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02110



2012 Meeting

The Captains Breakfast was held on December 12 at Ropes & Gray. Greater Boston Legal Services Executive Director Jacqui Bowman shared how legal aid attorneys helped a single mother gain custody of her children after her husband fled with them to Kenya.

2012 Walk to the Hill attendance awards were presented to:

  • 1st Place: Ropes & Gray (65 attorneys participated)
  • 2nd Place: Bingham McCutchen (36 attorneys participated)
  • 3rd Place: Goodwin Procter (33 attorneys participated)
  • Nancy King Award: Sally & Fitch (16 out of 21 of the firm's attorneys participated)

2011 Meeting

The Captains Breakfast was held on December 5 at Bingham McCutchen, with team captains representing more than 30 law firms in attendance. Greater Boston Legal Services Executive Director Jacqui Bowman discussed how the prolonged funding crisis has severely impacted advocates and clients.

EJC Chair Sandy Moskowitz handed out 2011 Walk to the Hill attendance awards to the following firms (see photos at right):

  • 1st Place: Dan Routh of Ropes & Gray (42 attorneys participated)
  • 2nd Place: Bryan Conley of WilmerHale (41 attorneys participated)
  • 3rd Place: Jeannie Kampas and Katy Meszaros of Nutter McClennen & Fish (25 attorneys participated)
  • Nancy King Award: Presented to Melissa D'Alelio of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi (7 out of 15 of the firm's attorneys participated)

2010 Meeting

The annual Captains meeting was held on December 7 at Ropes & Gray. Team captains representing nearly 30 law firms that participated in Walk to the Hill 2010 gathered to discuss strategies to make Walk to the Hill 2011 more successful than ever. Greater Boston Legal Services housing attorney Stefanie Balandis discussed the extreme strain that the funding crisis is having on her work.

EJC Director Pattye Comfort handed out 2010 Walk to the Hill attendance awards to the following captains for their firms' participation:

  • 1st place : Bryan S. Conley of WilmerHale (50 attorneys participated)
  • 2nd place : Mark Smith of Goodwin Procter (44 attorneys participated)
  • 3rd place: Kathy Falkenstrom & Rosalyn Nasdor of Ropes & Gray (40 attorneys participated)
  • Nancy King Award = Jim Re of Sally & Fitch (17 of 20, or 85% of the firm's attorneys participated)

2009 Meeting

The Walk to the Hill Captains Lunch took place on December 8 at Choate Hall & Stewart. The following captains were recognized with “Best Attendance” awards for their firms’ participation in Walk to the Hill 2009:

  • 1st place: Jeffrey Gleason and Jonathan Thessin of WilmerHale (75 attorneys participated)
  • 2nd place: Kathy Falkenstrom of Ropes & Gray (56 attorneys participated)
  • 3rd place: Jim DiTullio and Brian Barry of Choate Hall & Stewart (55 attorneys participated)
  • Nancy King Award: Jim Re of Sally & Fitch (68% of the firm’s attorneys participated)

 

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