The following is a press release from the MBA.
West Roxbury residents Euripides D. Dalmanieras and Robert J. Kerwin have been appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Robert L. Holloway Jr. as leaders of two MBA sections for the 2012-13 year.
Dalmanieras is vice chair of the Business LawSection. Kerwin is vice chair of the Public Law Section. Their appointments began Sept. 1. The MBA’s Business Law Section is designed to improve the practice of both in-house counsel and outside business counsel through seminars, practice forums, legislation and committee activity in a wide variety of areas, such as high technology, small business, bankruptcy, banking and commercial law.
Dalmanieras, a West Roxbury resident, is a partner at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, where he focuses his litigation practice on accounting malpractice and bankruptcy litigation, as well as other complex commercial litigation matters. He has served as faculty for several legal education seminars related to bankruptcy, and has written extensively on the subject. Dalmanieras has been named a ‘Rising Star’ in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by SuperLawyers magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008. He is a 2001 graduate of Boston University School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Tufts University in 1996. The MBA’s Public Law Section serves as a forum for discussion and education concerning practice as a government lawyer and as a private attorney representing, dealing with, or practicing before government agencies.
Kerwin, a West Roxbury resident, is a shareholder at Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers PC in Boston, where he concentrates on business litigation and municipal law. He previously sat on the MBA’s House of Delegates and served as co-chair of the MBA’s Business Law Section. A former town counsel and special counsel on litigation and digital forensic issues, he has served as president of the City Solicitor Town Counsel Association. Kerwin was a member of the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments from 2007 to 2009, and is a frequent lecturer and participant in continuing legal education programs. Since 2005 Kerwin has been selected as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine. He served as president of the Friends of Brandeis Athletics for four years.
The MBA’s 17 sections and Young Lawyers Division provide lawyers with up-to-date information on specific areas of law, monitor law-related legislation, sponsor professional education programs and provide information on the law for the general public.
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.