Amanda Phillips Appointed as Hearing Officer for MA Board of Bar Overseers

Litigation attorney Amanda R. Phillips has been appointed as a Hearing Officer for the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers. The Board of Bar Overseers is an independent administrative body established by the Supreme Judicial Court to investigate and evaluate complaints against attorneys in Massachusetts. Congratulations to Amanda on her appointment. Learn more about Amanda's role in the announcement …

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Attorneys Elevated to Member and Senior Attorney

      We are pleased to announce that Daniel J. Blanchard has been elevated to the rank of Member, and Erin E. Bryan, Jamie N. Dalton, and Amanda R. Phillips have been elevated to Senior Attorney. A member of the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, Dan’s practice is focused on guiding his clients through corporate governance, employment matters, strategic commercial transactions, equity …

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Top 13 Tips in Responding to a Complaint

As with subpoenas, being served with a summons and complaint can induce panic in many people. Don’t panic, but do call your attorney right away. Your attorney will help you prepare your response to the complaint that protects your rights, puts forward your defenses, and asserts any claims that you might have against the plaintiff. In …

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Top 11 Tips in Responding to a Subpoena

Most people react in one of two ways when they receive a subpoena: they either ignore it, or they panic. Of these two responses, panicking is the better one because it at least prompts you to call your attorney. In her article Top 11 Tips in Responding to a Subpoena, Amanda Phillips explains that your …

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MBBP’s Amanda Phillips Named Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2017 Up & Coming Lawyer

Litigation associate Amanda Phillips has been named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a recipient of their "2017 Up & Coming Lawyers Award". The recognition is awarded to a select number of attorneys who have been practicing for fewer than 10 years but whose professional achievements are noteworthy and whose service to the community is also significant. …

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