2009

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Regional Law Firm Attorneys Honored as 2009 SuperLawyers & Rising Stars

  • Christine Pilch, Marketing Director • 2009-11-16
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that eight of their attorneys have been distinguished as New England "SuperLawyers" and five ...

Planning to Care for Your Special Needs Child Seminar

  • Christine Pilch, Marketing Director • 2009-11-10
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney Julie A. Dialessi-Lafley will present a seminar about special needs planning on ...

Regional Law Firm Releases Revolutionary Website

  • Christine Pilch, Marketing Director • 2009-11-09
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce the launch of a new website www.BaconWilson.com that revolutionizes the way law firms present information. ...

Regional Law Firm's Attorney Named to American Cancer Society's Nationwide Gift Planning Advisory Council

  • Christine Pilch, Marketing Director • 2009-11-06
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that partner, Hyman G. Darling has been selected to serve as a volunteer member ...

Ups and Downs - How the Recession Has Hurt - and Helped - the Legal Industry

  • George O'Brien • 2009-10-12
  • The Great Recession has impacted virtually every sector of the economy, and the legal profession is certainly no exception. Overall, business is down for many as companies and individuals put ...

Making a Case for Technology - It Has Improved Client Service, but Made the Law Almost a 24/7 Business

  • George O'Brien • 2009-08-17
  • "Blessing and a curse.""Double-edged sword."These are just some of the things those in the legal profession are saying about everadvancing telecommunications technology. Sophisticated phone systems and handheld, do-it-all devices like ...

Personal bankruptcies up nearly 60% in Mass., real estate publisher reports

  • Jim Kinney • 2009-07-21
  • Debtors are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in order to escape debts they can't otherwise pay. The number of Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings increased statewide by 58.12 percent from 2,839 ...

Group urges hearings before foreclosures

  • Jim Kinney • 2009-06-20
  • People working to help homeowners avoid foreclosure pushed Friday for every foreclosure to require a hearing before a judge in Superior Court. Now, foreclosing on a mortgage is a paperwork ...

Western Mass. dealerships try to keep positive attitude in wake of General Motors' reorganization filing

  • Jim Kinney • 2009-06-01
  • Local dealers are saying it's business as usual even as General Motors filed the fourth largest bankruptcy in U.S. history Monday. "I hate to say it's a sign of the ...

Getting Out from Under - Bankruptcy Filings Tell the Story of This Recession and Its Impact

  • George O'Brien • 2009-05-25
  • Bankruptcy filings are on the rise locally and across the country -- some experts predict 1.5 million people will file this calendar year -- and the end seems nowhere in ...

The Class of 2009 - Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Announces Its Latest Additions

  • George O'Brien • 2009-05-11
  • Tom Goodrow knew the day would come - he just didn't know when. Since Springfield Technical Community College started erecting plaques in the Scibelli Enterprise Center connoting inductees to its ...

Gina M. Barry - BusinessWest 40 Under Forty Honoree

  • George O'Brien • 2009-04-27
  • Gina Barry wasn't one of those kids who always knew she'd be a lawyer. In fact, she was more interested in marine biology or horse training -- until a guidance ...

Springfield-Based Attorney is Appointed to National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Board

  • Hyman G. Darling • 2009-04-17
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based, regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney Hyman G. Darling recently attended the annual program of the National Academy ...

Springfield-Based Attorneys Educate About Foreclosures

  • Justin H. Dion and Francis R. Mirkin • 2009-04-02
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based, regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorneys, Francis R. Mirkin and Justin H. Dion spoke at a Massachusetts Bar ...

Regional Law Firm Attorney Receives Prestigious Award

  • Michael B. Katz, Esq. • 2009-03-13
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based regional law firm of Bacon Wilson P.C. is pleased to announce that partner, Michael B. Katz, Esq. has recently received the prestigious Sadowsky Visionary Award ...

Bankruptcy bill could result in 'tsunami' of filings

  • Julia Reischel • 2009-03-02
  • Local practitioners predict that a bill currently wending its way through Congress will be passed, granting bankruptcy judges the power to modify home-mortgage terms and prompting a deluge of new ...

On the Firing Line - Employers Must Take Steps to Protect Themselves During Workforce Reductions

  • George O'Brien • 2009-02-16
  • Kevin Maltby says he's been getting a number of phone calls lately from individuals who have found themselves on the wrong end of workforce-reduction measures taken in response to worsening ...

Bankruptcy filings spike

  • Jim Kinney • 2009-02-13
  • SPRINGFIELD - The number of Hampden County residents who turned to Chapter 7 bankruptcy as the only way to get out from under their debts jumped 51.5 percent last year. ...

Foreclosure assistance planned

  • Jim Kinney • 2009-02-10
  • SPRINGFIELD - Homeowners fearing that their homes will be the next ones lost to the foreclosure crisis have two opportunities this week to reach out for expert help. Volunteer lawyers ...

In Praise of the Paralegals - Their Work Has Evolved, and It's Now Vital to the Success of Any Firm

  • George O'Brien • 2009-02-02
  • The paralegal is hardly a recent phenomenon in the operation of a law firm, but these trained professionals are becoming an evermore-important factor in the success and growth of many ...

Regional Law Firm Adds Attorney

  • 2009-01-22
  • Springfield, MA - The Springfield-based regional law firm of Bacon Wilson P.C. is please to announce attorney Richard T. O'Connor, Esq. has joined their firm. He is a member of ...