News & Events

     The Worcester County Bar Association is presently accepting grant applications through its donor advised fund managed by the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.  Awards will be given to nonprofit organizations located in and/or servicing the population of Worcester County which provide services that are consistent with the mission of the Worcester County Bar Association.  
     The Worcester County Bar Association invites applications from nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts for projects that contribute to the following objectives:
  • Provide legal services to the poor,
  • Advance the administration of justice, or
  • Support law-related education;
in the cities and towns of Worcester County.

     Through this program the Worcester County Bar Association will be able to award approximately $3,000.00 to eligible programs.
     You may download the application packet and guidelines here.  The deadline to accept applications is March 24, 2017. 
public official recognition breakfast
The Public Official Recognition Breakfast sponsored by the Worcester County Bar Association's Government Relations Committee is scheduled for April 6, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at Union Station, 2 Washington Square, Worcester.
This year we will honor Governor Charles D. Baker, Jr. with the WCBA 2017 Public Official of the Year Award.
We strongly encourage you to attend this important WCBA breakfast as a demonstration not only of our appreciation for our legislators and public officials but also the Bar's interest in legislative affairs.

Please go to our events page to download a registration form.

law day Committee Secures guest speaker

The Law Day Committee of the Worcester County Bar Association, chaired by our president-elect, Richard J. Rafferty, Jr., is please to announce that this year's speaker for the annual Law Day Breakfast is Lieutenant Governor Karyn E. Polito.

Please mark your calendars to reserve Monday, May 1, 2017, 7:30 a.m., at the Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation Street, Worcester, to attend the breakfast and participate in our Law Day celebration.  To download a registration form, please go to our events page.


As a WCBA member you have access to our Mentor Program. We have over 75 experienced attorneys covering a wide variety of practice areas. These attorneys are available to assist you with questions you may have within a particular practice area, practical advice, and/or information on law office management, etc.

If you are a current member of the Worcester County Bar Association and you wish to utilize the services of this program, contact the WCBA office at 508-752-1311 and we will be happy to provide you with the name of an attorney to assist you. It's that simple!


FY 2017 Sustaining Members

Stephen R. Anderson
Gregory J. Angelini
Michael Angelini
Leonardo A. Angiulo
Robert J. Arakelian, Esq.
Michael D. Badger
George A. Balko, III
Burton F. Berg
Stephen P. Bik
Bourgeois White, LLP
Bowditch & Dewey
Michael D. Brockelman
Kevin T. Byrne
Attorney Burton Chandler
Christopher, Hays, Wojcik & Mavricos, LLP
James F. Connors
Richard J. Considine
Honorable John J. Conte
Joseph R. Conte
Thomas J. Conte
James F. Cosgrove, Esq.
Daniel W. Cronin
Kevin M. David
Robert F. Dore, Jr.
Shirley A. Doyle
Jane Eden
Hon. Francis R. Fecteau (ret.)
Fletcher Tilton PC
Francis A. Ford
Patrick A. Fox
Todd A. Gattoni, Esq.
Hon. Andre A. Gelinas (ret.)
Hon. Geoffrey R. German
Hon. Martha P. Grace (ret.)
Hon. Mel L. Greenberg (ret.)
Hassett & Donnelly, P.C.
Deirdre Healy
Jan L. (Najemy) Heinrichs
Timothy S. Hillman
Margaret J. Hurley
Martin B. Kallio, Jr.
John F. Keenan
Landry & Meilus, LLP
Ellyn Lazar-Moore
Leland Law Associates, P.C.
Joseph Lian, Jr.
Lian Zarrow
Robert E. Longden
Hon. William J. Luby (ret.)
Jonathan Mannina
John S. McCann
Mirageas & Avery, LLC
Mirick O'Connell
Christine Griggs Narcisse
O'Connell & O'Connell, P.C.
O'Connor and Ryan, P.C.
Lynette Paczkowski
Richard J. Rafferty, Jr.
Richard Ricker
Maria Rivera-Cotto, Esq.
Sbrogna, Brunelle & Donius, LLP
George Sullivan
Law Offices of Nicole D. Sullivan & Associates, P.C.
William C. Tattan
Polly A. Tatum
Tashjian Simsarian, LLP
Timothy J. Smyth
Paul M. Sushchyk
Roxann Tetreau
Richard T. Tucker
Christopher M. Tully
Anthony J. Vigliotti
Wickstrom Morse, LLP
Tom G. Vukmirovits


To become a sustaining member,
download the application here.