All Politics Is Local - Running for Office and Serving Your Community

  • Starts: 8:30 am on Monday, July 19, 2010
  • Ends: 12:00 pm on Monday, July 19, 2010
All Politics Is Local - Running for Office and Serving Your Community Sponsored by the Boston Bar Association's Public Interest Leadership Program This past year has turned Massachusetts politics on its head, changing the rules of the game for incumbents and for those aspiring to serve their communities as elected officials. The Boston Bar Association's Public Interest Leadership Program ("PILP") invites you to a special event designed to educate attorneys regarding the current state of State politics and to inspire attorneys to become involved with political life in their communities. This panel will feature four dynamic individuals who will describe the challenges of running for office and the hard work, surprises and rewards of serving their communities: Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Senator Chang-Diaz represents the Back Bay, Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Fenway, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, South End, Mission Hill and parts of the Mattapan and Dorchester neighborhoods of Boston in the Massachusetts State Senate. Previously, she was a political adviser at the Barbara Lee Family Office and a Senior Legislative Aide to former state Senator Cheryl Jacques. City Councilor John Connolly Councilor Connolly holds an At-Large seat on the Boston City Council. In addition, he is a partner at Schofield, Campbell & Connolly, LLC. Michael Day Mr. Day is a candidate for Massachusetts State Senate, seeking to represent Stoneham, Wakefield, Lynnfield, Melrose, Malden, and Reading. In addition, he is a litigation associate at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, and previously was a member of the BBA’s Public Interest Leadership Program. Debbie Silberstein Ms. Silberstein is a candidate for Massachusetts State Senate, seeking to represent Lawrence, Andover, Dracut, and Tewksbury. In addition, she is an attorney specializing in trusts, estates and elder law at the Law Office of Debra Rahmin Silberstein. Previously, she was a member of the Andover School Committee and Finance Committee. Log-In to RSVP Hints to RSVP Online: If you are a not a member—just click NEW USER. If you are a member but have not used our online system, your user name is your e-mail address. Please use the temporary password: welcome. Questions: Contact us at Membership@bostonbar.org or 617-778-2040 x3. RSVP now at https://www.bostonbar.org/ebusiness/Meetings/EventDetail.aspx?ID=6140 to get started.
Location:
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

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