Judicial Court Appoints Two New Members
to Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Oversight Committee
of the Supreme Judicial Court today announced the appointments
of two new members to the Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Oversight
Committee for four-year terms, effective immediately.
The new appointees are attorneys William A. McCormack
of Weston and Lucy E. Reyes of Milton.
Their terms will expire on June 1, 2006.
They fill the vacant seats of attorneys Michael E.
Mone and Gene D. Dahmen, whose terms expired on June 1, 2002.
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,
Founded in 1978,
LCL is an independent, private, non-profit Massachusetts corporation. The state’s sole lawyer assistance program,
LCL 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.
LCL works cooperatively with the Supreme Judicial Court,
the Board of Bar Overseers, state and local bar associations,
and the bar at large.
A. McCormack is a partner in the law firm of Bingham McCutcheon
LLP in Boston, where he has worked since 1969.
He has been an adjunct faculty member of Boston College
Law School since 1989, and is a lecturer at Massachusetts
Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
He received his B. A. degree from Boston College and
his L.L.B. degree from Boston College Law School.
Mr. McCormack is a member of the Boston Bar Association
and the Massachusetts Bar Association, and a Fellow of the
American College of Trial Lawyers.
E. Reyes is a field attorney for the National Labor Relations
Board, a position she has held since 1995.
From 1992 to 1995, she was a staff attorney and clinical
instructor at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center of Harvard
Law School. She began
her legal career as a housing attorney for Greater Boston
Legal Services in 1990. She
holds an A.B. degree from Brandeis University, and a J.D.
degree from Boston University School of Law.
Ms. Reyes is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association,
the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, serving
as president from 1999 to 2000, the American Bar Association,
and the National Hispanic Bar Association. She also serves on the board of the Community
Law Center in Jamaica Plain.