News & Events

The WCBA Law Day Breakfast will be held on May 1, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. at the Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation Street, Worcester. Click here to download the registration form.

The Honorable Michael A. Ponsor, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Massachusetts is our guest speaker for the Law Day Breakfast.

The Massachusetts Bar Association's Community Service Award will be presented posthumously to Attorney Gerald F. Madaus, Jr.

The Worcester County Bar Association's Liberty Bell Award will be presented to Dianne Sandman of Community Legal Aid.

There will be a special sitting of the Appeals Court at the Worcester Courthouse beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 22.

In addition to the activities planned on Law Day, the Law Day Committee has also scheduled several presentations at Senior Centers throughout Worcester County to provide information on scams and identity theft.

The Committee also sponsored an Essay Contest for eighth grade students. This year's topic was, "Why is it Important for our Society to have Attorneys Represent People Accused of Terrible Crimes". The winner of this year's contest is Nothando Khumalo from Our Lady of the Valley Regional School.

Members of the Law Day Committee will be at North High School in Worcester to brief students on appellate practice and the process of cases being heard by the Appeals Court. Students from North High will attend the Appeals Court session in Worcester on May 1st.


The WCBA Young Lawyers Section's May "First Wednesday Social" is scheduled for Wednesday May 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Perfect Game, Water Street, Worcester. The May social/networking event is being co-sponsored by the Bench/Bar Committee. You will have the opportunity to meet members of the bench and bar in an informal social setting at this event. The Young Lawyers Section invites all members of the Worcester County Bar Association to attend their First Wednesday Socials.


Don't miss out on the First Monday Educational Series. The Bench/Bar, Superior, District and Federal District Court Committees along with the Criminal and Trial Practice Sections sponsor a seminar on the first Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m., in the Worcester Superior Court, Room 19, 225 Main Street, Worcester. Please go to our event page to get detailed information on the upcoming May 4th Program.

In addition to the First Monday Program, there are several seminars planned for the Spring, including Understanding Massachusetts Lobbying Laws; Rights, Responsibilities and Pitfalls with the Massachusetts Conflict of Interest Statute; Procedures for the New Uniform Adult Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act and Restraining Orders and Harassment Orders in the District, Probate and Juvenile Courts. Please go to our event page to get detailed information on these seminars.

Don't miss out on these valuable educational programs. Free of charge to our members (40.00 for non-members). Some of the First Monday Programs are now available as a podcast for our members in the seminar material section of this website! Simply log into the member only area of this website for this new feature.


The Nominating Committee of the Worcester County Bar Association, chaired by Attorney Mark Zarrow, has reported that the following individuals have been nominated to seek election for a two year term on the executive committee that would expire August 31, 2017.

From the city of Worcester and contiguous towns:

Leonardo A. Angiulo
Michael D. Badger
Erin Bradbury
Kathryn A. Calo
Kanchana Fernando
Michael S. Hussey
Lynette Paczkowski
John A. Shea

From the county:

Padgett D. Berthiaume (North Brookfield)
Mary Casey (Northborough)
Stephen J. Chaplin (Milford)
Mark A. Goldstein (Gardner)
Ann E. Melius (Barre)


The Annual Dinner Meeting of the Worcester County Bar Association has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Wachusett Country Club, West Boylston Street, Worcester. Mark the date in your calendars now, so you don't miss out on this event.


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 2015 Sustaining Members

Carl D. Aframe
Stephen R. Anderson
Gregory J. Angelini
Michael P. Angelini
Robert J. Arakelian
Michael Badger
Berliner Law
Bernstein & Stern, LLC
Berthiaume & Berthiaume
Stephen J. Brown
Kevin T. Byrne
Jennie L. Caissie
Christopher, Hays, Wojcik & Mavricos, LLP
James F. Connors
Hon. John J. Conte
James F. Cosgrove, Esq.
Kevin M. David
Robert F. Dore, Jr.
Fletcher Tilton, P.C.
Francis A. Ford
Patrick A. Fox
Hon. Andre A. Gelinas (ret.)
Geoffrey R. German
Marcia Green (Doyle)
Hassett & Donnelly, P.C.
Deirdre Healy
Jan L. (Najemy) Heinrichs
Timothy S. Hillman
Margaret J. Hurley
Martin B. Kallio, Jr., Esq.
John F. Keenan
Ellyn Lazar-Moore
Mark Twombly Lee Counsellor at Law P.C. 
Leland Law Associates, P.C.
Joseph Lian, Jr. 
Lian Zarrow
Robert E. Longden
William J. Luby
Jonathan Mannina
Hon. John S. McCann (retired)
Mirick O'Connell
Carolyn M. Mitchell
Richard A. Morocco, Esq.
Murray & Murray, LLP
Nickless, Phillips & O'Connor
O'Connell & O'Connell, P.C.
O'Connor & Ryan, P.C.
Gene O'Donnell
Anna R. Phillips
Hon. Ed Reynolds
Richard Ricker
Roncone Law Offices
Alan Leslie Rosenfield
Sbrogna & Brunelle, LLP
Seder & Chandler, LLP
Timothy J. Smyth
Philip M. Stone
Paul M. Sushchyk
Tashjian Simsarian LLP
Polly A. Tatum
Christopher M. Tully
Richard C. Van Nostrand
Anthony J. Vigliotti
Wickstrom Morse, LLP
Atty. John P. Zacchilli

To become a sustaining member, please contact
the WCBA office at 508-752-1311.