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President's Welcome

Dear Bar Association Members:

Welcome to the Bar Association of Norfolk County. As we begin another year we welcome your participation and support as a Member of the Bar Association of Norfolk County. We also welcome your involvement in events that will take place in 2022 and 2023. Please refer to our website for information on upcoming events and seminars. Thank you and have a great year.

Very Truly Yours,
Carolyn L. Hely, President

The Bar Association of Norfolk County, founded in 1797 is said to be the oldest Bar Association in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The objectives of the Association are to further the cause of justice; to sustain and improve the law and its administration; to ensure conformity to a high standard of professional duty; to make the practice of law efficient in the administration of justice; and to promote the professional, educational, and social interests of the Bar.

Membership Form

Don’t hesitate to become a member!

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Bar Association of Norfolk County? Contact Jackie Fagone,  Executive Director at 617-471-9693 or email at admin@norfolkbarassn.org.

Make sure to download the application that you need to fill out and submit with your payment.  Deadline to submit 2023 memberships dues is November 30, 2022.


For all programs/events, please sign up by emailing the BANC office at admin@norfolkbarassn.org or call 617-471-9693. 

October 18, 3:30PM

Christopher Earley, Esq. / Author & ABA Columnist, Boston, MA

Effective Time Management for Attorneys: 45 minutes, via Zoom

This presentation will discuss ways we can better manage our time in order to work more efficiently and productively, make more money, and most importantly, preserve our sanity. As attorneys, time is our stock in trade and needs to be carefully guarded because once it is gone, we can never get it back. This webinar will provide real, actionable time management tips you can easily implement right away.

October 25, 6:30PM

BANC Fall Social Event – complimentary appetizers, cash bar

The Tavern Room at Granite Links, 100 Quarry Hills Drive, Quincy

Friends and colleagues are invited to join for a fun evening of socializing and networking.

November 2, 1:00PM – 2:30PM

View from The Bench Brown Bag Lunch Series through the MBA

Featuring the Honorable Beverly J. Cannone and the Honorable Joseph P. Hurley, III.

Topics to be discussed:

o  Filing Logistics (e-filing, emergency filings, color, need for paper documents, electronic service)

o  Zoom’s use in civil proceedings

o  Hybrid Court Proceedings

o  Technology in the Courtroom

o  Technology mishaps

o  Exhibits

Tuesday, November 15 4-6PM and/or Thursday, November 17 10AM-12PM

Volunteer Opportunity
BANC and the South Shore YMCA
Germantown Neighborhood Center

The SSYMCA Germantown Neighborhood Center Food Pantry continues to provide low-income households with fresh and non-perishable foods.

You can make a difference by volunteering. Please sign up for one, or both, of the time slots. The BANC team will be helping with various tasks in the Food Pantry as well as helping with Holiday registrations. Bring a non-perishable item, or 2, to be added to the food pantry inventory.

Deadline to sign up is Friday, November 11, 2022.

Name: SSYMCA Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, November 16 – 4-6PM 
Norfolk Superior Court, Main Courtroom
Attendance also available by Zoom: Zoom ID 160 386 7810
– Recent Standing Orders in Superior and District Courts:
How can the Court and bar best navigate together?
Where are the problems and how to solve for them?
– Maintaining civility in the courtroom
– Professionalism and proficiency in the age of Zoom
Hon. Beverly Cannone,
Norfolk Superior Court Regional Administrative Justice
Hon. Thomas Finnegan, Wrentham District Court
Tina Furey, Esq., Assistant Clerk Magistrate, Quincy District Court
Carolyn Hely, Esq., Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office
Mary Hickey, Esq., First Assistant Clerk, Norfolk Superior Court
Susan Neff, Esq., Bar Advocate
Margaret Sanel, Esq., Assistant Clerk, Norfolk Superior Court
Ethan Yankowitz, Esq., Committee for Public Counsel Services
Moderated by Marianne C. LeBlanc, Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.
Hosted by the Superior Court and District Court Bench-Bar Committees of the Norfolk County Bar Association
Please come prepared with questions, or email them in advance to mary.hickey@jud.state.ma.us or admin@norfolkbarassn.org
Questions will be asked of the panel anonymously

December 7, 6:00PM – 7:00PM

25th Anniversary Holiday Party

View Invitation

BANC Meetings

Council Meeting –  September 14, 2022, 6:00pm

The Common Market
97 Willard Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Council Meeting – Tuesday, December 13, 2022

This Council Meeting will take place at 6:00 PM.

Temazcal Tequila Cantina, Legacy Place, Dedham, MA
(located next to the Showcase Movie theater)

Council Meeting – Wednesday, April 5, 2023, 6:00pm

Location to be determined.

Law Day -May 1, 2023

Law Day will take place at Superior Court in Dedham, MA at 9:30 AM.

Annual Meeting – May 10, 2023

The Bar Association Annual Dinner Meeting will take place at the Four Points Sheraton, Norwood, MA at 6:00 p.m.