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DAVIS MALM ATTORNEYS WALK TO THE HILL FOR CIVIL LEGAL AID

On January 30, Davis Malm shareholder and Chair of the Massachusetts Equal Justice Coalition Samuel B. (Sandy) Moskowitz led over one third of Davis Malm’s attorneys and over 650 attorneys in the 14th annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid. At the Walk, lawyers lobby state legislators to increase funding for programs that provide civil legal aid to low-income Massachusetts residents. This year, the lawyers were seeking $3.5 million in increased funding to offset the severe drop in revenue from Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA), the largest non-state funding source for legal aid in Massachusetts, and to prevent further erosion of legal services for the poor.

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