Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
The Massachusetts public defender’s office is battling its own boss in efforts to remain in downtown Boston office space. The issue: location, location, location. The state agency needs to be closer to courts where its lawyers represent poor defendants, while state officials holding the purse strings are looking for cheaper rents that may force the Committee for Public Counsel Services to leave the downtown area. CPCS has been in downtown Boston for the past 40 years. The CPCS lawyers who handle the agency’s trial work would be negatively affected by being located far from the courts they serve, said William J. Leahy, chief counsel of CPCS. Lawyers would spend more time traveling from office to courts and support staff would face the same problems when trying to get them documents in a timely manner, he said.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.