Milton Resident Named Massachusetts Bar Association Section Chair
Frank A. Smith III was appointed chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section.
Milton resident Frank A. Smith III has been appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Robert L. Holloway Jr. as chair of the association’s Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section for the 2012-13 year. His appointment began Sept. 1.
The MBA’s Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section advocates for the protection of individual rights, with an emphasis on those who are under-represented in the judicial system.
Smith, a Milton resident and principal at Frank A. Smith III & Associates PC in Boston, focuses his practice in the areas of family law, personal injury, business law and civil rights.
A frequent lecturer and writer for the Massachusetts’ legal community, he served as a 2010 co-chair for a panel discussing legal issues pertaining to the use of Guantanamo Bay and difficulties surrounding detainees at the base.
In 2011, he served as moderator for a panel discussion on the anti-bullying statute in Massachusetts. He is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.
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.
-Massachusetts Bar Association