Committees & Sections

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The Worcester County Bar Association's standing committees are appointed by the president to examine specific areas of importance to the association. WCBA sections sponsor educational programs, follow legislation of interest to the section and publish newsletter articles. Section membership is open to all interested members of the association with the exception of the Young Lawyers Section. All members of the association in good standing who have been members of the bar for ten years or less or who are under the age of 36 years shall be eligible to serve on the Young Lawyers Section.  You may join a section at any time of the year.

The chairs of all committees and sections of the WCBA are appointed by the current president of the association for a one-year term. Terms expire on August 31st of each year.

Members of the Worcester County Bar Association who are not currently enrolled in a committee or section of the WCBA, may fill out our online committee preference sheet from this site. You may also e-mail us at

Standing Committees

Bench/Bar Committees:

    • District Court Division

      Gregory P. Benoit

      Robert Iacovelli 

    • Housing Court Division

      Monica Passeno 

    • Juvenile Court Division

      Donald G. Xenos 

      Lianne Henderson 

Probate Court Division

Mark Twombly Lee 

Roxann Tetreau 

  • Superior Court Division

    Thomas J. Conte 

Federal District Court Committee

Leonardo A. Angiulo 

Hon. Timothy S. Hillman 

Fee Arbitration Committee

William D. Jalkut 

Finance Committee

Michael P. Angelini 

Government Relations Committee

Anthony J. Vigliotti 

Kevin M. Gould  

Law Day Committee

Lynette Paczkowski 

Lawyer Referral Service Committee

Scott R. Davis 

Professional Responsibility Committee

Roy A. Bourgeois 

Damien D. Berthiaume 


Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

Carolyn M. Mitchell 

Mark I. Zarrow 

Bankruptcy/Business Law Section

David R. Chenelle 

Wendy M. Mead 

Civil Litigation Section

Courtney E. Mayo

Criminal Law Section

Marcia Green

Family Law/Domestic Relations Section

Kathryn A. Calo 

Neil S. Davis 

Immigration Law Section 

Alex Mooradian

Labor and Employment Law Section

Ariel G. Sullivan 


Municipal Law Section -  TBA


Real Estate Law Section

Brian R. Beaton 


Tax, Trusts & Estates Section
David J. Officer

Woman Lawyers Section

 Jennifer Arnieri 

Worker's Compensation Section

Christine G. Narcisse 

Jane Eden 

Young Lawyers Section

Kanchana Fernando 

Paige A. Barton 

Other Programs & Committees

Council of Presidents

Edward P. Ryan, Jr. 

Editor of Legal Lines

Brian J. Buckley 

Grant Review Committee

Blaise P. Berthiaume