Neil Sherring Appointed Co-Chair At Massachusetts Bar Association
Westwood resident Neil Sherring has been appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Edward W. McIntyre as co-chair of the association’s General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section for the 2008-09 year, beginning Sept. 1. Sherring, managing partner of Dakoyannis & Sherring in Westwood, focuses his practice in the areas of civil and business litigation and also represents multinational clients relative to international business and financial disputes in a broad range of jurisdictions.
The MBA’s General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section assists members by studying the needs and concerns of solo, small firm practitioners; providing a forum and clearinghouse for the exchange and dissemination of ideas and information; motivating and assisting the MBA to address the section’s needs and concerns; and encouraging, identifying and promoting programs, benefits and services of interest to solo and small firm practitioners.
Before founding his firm, Sherring clerked for the Massachusetts Superior Court, and served as both an assistant district attorney and an assistant attorney general. He also was a litigation associate at the Boston office of Mintz Levin. He served as a member of the Hate Crimes Task Force for the Attorney General of Massachusetts and co-founded the South Asian Domestic Violence Task Force. Sherring is also a member of the National Alumni Council at Curry College.
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.
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