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Boston, Mass. — Martin P. Desmery, Esq. has recently been elected as the new president of the Boston University School of Law Alumni Association. Desmery, a 1987 graduate of the School of Law, succeeds Richard E. Mikles, Esq., as president.
Desmery will assist School of Law Dean Ronald Cass in advancing the reputation of the School on behalf of its 18,000 alumni.
“As president of the alumni association, my primary goal will be to help raise the funds necessary to build a new law tower. Dean Cass and his staff have received enormous support for this project from the alumni and the University. The new building will further improve the quality of our law school, which already is ranked as among the best in the nation.”
Desmery is a partner in the Boston law firm of Craig and Macauley. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including partnership disputes, creditors’ rights, environmental liability, intellectual property, employment law, and a wide variety of other matters.
He received his B.A. from Colgate University and his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law, where he served as a Note and Case editor on the Law Review. Also, he is a former vice president and chairman of the alumni subcommittee on admissions and career development. Desmery is a member of the American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, as well as their business law, litigation, and bankruptcy law sections and committees.
Desmery lives in Duxbury with his wife, Diane, and their three children: Emily, Virginia, and Alexander.