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Peabody attorney elected MBA's treasurer

Posted by Kaileigh Higgins  August 31, 2010 10:00 AM

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The following is a press release from the Massachusetts Bar Association:

Topsfield resident Robert L. Holloway Jr. has been elected treasurer of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2010-11 centennial year, beginning on Sept. 1. Holloway is a shareholder and president of MacLean, Holloway, Doherty, Ardiff & Morse PC in Peabody.

In honor of its 100th anniversary, the MBA will be celebrating a century of service to the public, the profession and the rule of law throughout its 2010-11 association year.

Holloway is a long-term member of the MBA’s Ethics Committee, a member and past chair of the MBA’s Civil Litigation Section Council and a former regional delegate to the MBA House of Delegates, the governing body of the MBA. In addition, as MBA treasurer, Holloway currently serves as the chair of the Budget & Finance Committee. Holloway received the MBA’s Community Service Award in 1993 and served on the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Nominations for six years. In August 2009, Holloway began a three-year appointment to the Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services.

Holloway regularly volunteers as a judge for moot court arguments at Boston University School of Law and Harvard Law School and as a trial advisor in the Harvard Trial Workshop program. A regular panelist for continuing legal education programs,  Holloway also is an emeritus member of the Board of Editors of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, having served on that board since 1981. Recognized by Boston magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the area of business litigation, Holloway is also a past president of the Essex County Bar Association.

A former member of the Town of Topsfield Board of Health and an elected representative to the Masconomet Regional School Committee from 1990 to 1999, Holloway was also a director of the Topsfield Athletic Association for many years and served as the organization’s president. Prior to that, he served as member and chair of the Danvers Recreation Committee. In addition, he was a founding member of Hospice of the North Shore and served as a corporator of Beverly Hospital.
 
Holloway received his B.A. from Amherst College in 1968 and went on to earn his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1973.

Alongside Holloway, the other 2010-11 MBA officers include: Denise Squillante, president, Fall River; Richard P. Campbell, president-elect, Boston; Douglas K. Sheff, vice president, Boston; Jeffrey N. Catalano, vice president, Boston; and Marsha V. Kazarosian, secretary, Haverhill.

Incorporated in 1911, the Massachusetts Bar Association is a non-profit organization that serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence and respect for the law. The MBA represents a diverse group of attorneys, judges and legal professionals across the commonwealth.

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