The BBA Ethics Committee issues written opinions from time to time in response to members' questions and questions raising issues of general interest. The Committee also informally advises members who raise ethical questions and concerns, on a confidential basis if requested. Inquiries should be directed to the Committee's Co-Chairs.

For more information, contact Alexa Daniel, Sections and Public Policy Manager at


Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
(617) 552- 4343

Elizabeth Houlding
Peabody & Arnold LLP
(617) 951-4723


Joanna Alison
Volunteer Lawyers Project

Dorothy Anderson
Office of the Bar Counsel

Joseph Berman
Board of Bar Overseers, General Counsel

Lauren Dwyer
Barrett & Singal

Mark Larsen
CPCS, Mental Health Litigation Division

Ellen Messing
Messing, Rudavsky, & Weliky, PC

Caryn Mitchell-Munevar
New England Law School

Martin Newhouse
New England Legal Foundation

Regina Roman
Sugarman Rogers

Jeffrey Woolf
Office of Bar Counsel

Payal Salsburg
Laredo & Smith, LLP