Judicial Court Reappoints Two Members
To Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Oversight Committee
Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court recently announced
the reappointments of Attorneys William A. McCormack of
Weston and Lucy E. Reyes of Milton to the Lawyers Concerned
for Lawyers Oversight Committee for four-year terms, effective
immediately. The terms will expire on June 1, 2010.
under Supreme Judicial Court Rule 4:07, the Lawyers Concerned
for Lawyers Oversight Committee, comprised of six lawyers
appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court, oversees the appropriate
use of the fund for the operation of Lawyers Concerned
for Lawyers, Inc.
in 1978, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is an independent,
private, non-profit Massachusetts corporation. The state’s
sole lawyer assistance program, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
assists lawyers, judges, and law students who are experiencing
any level of impairment in their ability to function as
a result of addiction, mental health, personal, or medical
problems. Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers works cooperatively
with the Supreme Judicial Court, the Board of Bar Overseers,
state and local bar associations, and the bar at large.
Counsel at the Boston law firm of Sally & Fitch LLP, William
A. McCormack was previously a partner at Bingham McCutchen
LLP for more than thirty-five years. He has taught as an
adjunct faculty member of Boston College Law School since
1989, and has been a lecturer for Massachusetts Continuing
Education, Inc. since 1972. Mr. McCormack is a Fellow of
the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a member of
the Board of Overseers of Boston College Law School. He
is also a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts
Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
E. Reyes has been a field attorney at the National Labor
Relations Board in Boston since 1995. She is a board member
of the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute and a former
board member of the Jamaica Plain Community Law Center.
She is also a former board member and former president
of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys,
and a member of the American Bar Association and the Massachusetts
Bar Association, where she is a member of the Lawyer Referral