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FWY Wraps for Santa Foundation

December 14, 2017

FWY lent their wrapping talents to The Santa Foundation for the 4th year in a row. Each year we  register to be matched with families in need to provide presents and wrapping for this great cause.  The Santa Foundation was originally established 30 years ago and has a reputation of never turning away a legitimate request for help.

FWY A Sponsor at Franklin Downtown Partnership’s Holiday Stroll

December 8, 2017

FWY again participated and helped sponsor the Franklin Downtown Partnership’s 9th Annual Holiday Stroll in front of our newest office location at 32 Main Street.  Visitors were treated to live music as they shopped at downtown stores and visited vendor tables along Main Street and the surrounding area.  FWY held raffles, served hot chocolate, and provided other giveaways during the event. Lori Wirkus and Lisa Harvey of the Franklin office, along with Richard Ash from our Quincy office thoroughly enjoyed speaking with visitors to our booth!

Richard C. Ash Passes Bar

November 20, 2017

The Flynn|Wirkus|Young Law Firm team is proud to announce that Richard C. Ash, Associate Attorney at Law, has officially passed the Massachusetts Bar Exam and was recently admitted to the Bar in November 2017.  The swearing in ceremony  took place in the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall in Boston.  The Master of Ceremonies was Suffolk County SJC Clerk Maura S. Doyle and the speaker was Associate Justice Kimberly S. Budd. 

Ash studied at the studied at the Suffolk University Law School and has been with FWY since September 2015.

 

Lori Wirkus Joins Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) Leadership Council

November 3, 2017

Partner Lori A. Wirkus was invited to join the newly formed BCNC Leadership Council. Having worked on several business projects with them in the past she is excited about the opportunity.  BCNC is creating the Quincy Leadership Council (QLC) to provide guidance, support and partnership to BCNC as it expands its services to serve the rapidly growing Asian community in Quincy and the South Shore.  Lori is excited to bring her unique talents and insights, connection and passion for the community to serve on the QLC.

About BCNC Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) responds to community needs by delivering holistic, family-centered, and culturally competent programs. Founded in 1969, BCNC is the largest nonprofit social service provider for Asian American and Asian immigrant families in the Greater Boston Area, supporting over 2,000 children, youth, and adults each year at three locations in Boston and Quincy.

Mike Flynn Speaks at 25th Annual TIDA Seminar

November 2, 2017

Partner Mike Flynn, along with colleagues Frank Gordon of Millberg Gordon Stewart, and Kermit Kendrick of Burr & Forman, spoke at the Trucking Industry Defense Association’s Annual Seminar which was held October 25 – 27, 2017 at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas.  In their presentation, this panel of three accomplished transportation attorneys – who have considerable experience representing railroads – discussed some of the unique aspects of locomotives, trains and railroad law and how these issues impact train v. truck grade-crossing litigation. 

 About TIDA
The Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) is a growing, highly dynamic organization with membership recently exceeding 1,600 industry professionals in both the United States (U.S.) and Canada. We are committed to engaging in actions and activities that reduce loss costs to the trucking industry. We accomplish this through education, providing resource materials to our members, and, above all, by maintaining a membership of attorneys and trucking and insurance industry representatives that possess the knowledge, skill and capacity to provide extraordinary support to one another.

FWY Hosts CLM Event at the Liberty Hotel

September 25, 2017

FWY hosted their local chapter CLM event at the beautiful Liberty Hotel Boston on September 14, 2017. It was a great night of networking and socializing with our great sponsors and colleagues who are committed to the insurance industry.  

To learn more about the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance check here.

Lisa A. Harvey Named to Boston Magazine’s Annual List of Top Women Lawyers

June 26, 2017

FWY is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Harvey has been named to “Boston Magazine’s” annual list of top women lawyers as reported in the April 2017 issue. Selections are made using Super Lawyer’s peer nominations and evaluations, professional achievement, and independent research.  Lisa was recognized as a top lawyer in Civil Litigation: Defense.  For more information on her areas of expertise check her full bio here.

FWY Sponsors Franklin Downtown Partnership’s Annual Strawberry Stroll

June 9, 2017

FWY and our newest office in Franklin was thrilled to take part as one of the sponsors of the Strawberry Stroll on June 8th.  This event, put on by the Franklin Downtown Partnership,  was a great take for anyone looking for a fun afternoon out! There was delicious food and lively entertainment and an opportunity to learn about the varied businesses and considerable resources available in Franklin.  Thanks to all who stopped by our booth to say hello and play our Shark Tank game!

Lori Wirkus to Co-chair and Speak at BCNC’s “Savor the Flavor” Event

May 22, 2017

Lori Wirkus again partnered with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center to help celebrate their work in Quincy. On June 3, 2017 she was the co-chair of their annual ”Savor the Flavor” event. This lively event was held at the Quincy Center for Innovation, 180 Old Colony Ave., Quincy. In addition to her co-chair duties, Lori also spoke at the event which FWY helped sponsor.

Photo courtesy of BCNC

This is an annual fundraiser to support BCNC Quincy’s programs for youth, adults and families. Attendees to the event enjoyed a sampling of delicacies from local restaurants, voted for the “best flavor,” and hear about the work of BCNC in supporting the Asian community to become active citizens in the rapidly growing Quincy community. For more information about BCNC check here.

 

FWY Hosts CLM Chapter Event at The Black Box in Franklin, MA

May 15, 2017

FWY is excited to host the annual Claims & Litigation Management Alliance’s local chapter event on June 1, 2017.  Chapter President Lori Wirkus, and the rest of the board,  is happy to invite our membership to attend for a night of networking accompanied by live entertainment, delicious food and drinks.  For more information about this event or our sponsors please check here.

About CLM
The CLM is the largest professional association in the insurance industry with a membership of more than 35,000 professionals in the claims resolution and litigation management industries. Founded in 2007, the CLM membership benefits from our networking events, continuing education programs, and a wide variety of industry resources