Attorney Lisa Lippiello of Olin Lippiello LLP was just featured in a Hampshire Gazette article shedding light on the perennial statewide deficit of funding for bar advocates. Without proper funding, the constitutional rights of the accused are in jeopardy of erosion.
Speaking as one of 3000 private bar advocate attorneys in Massachusetts, Lisa was quoted as saying her “desire to help people” certainly outweighs the problems of underfunding. She should know. Lisa has a long career, both in law enforcement and as public defender and private practitioner. Nonetheless, Olin Lippiello LLP will continue to push to the Commonwealth to adequately fund the defense of its most vulnerable citizens. Click here for the entire Hampshire Gazette article.