Hermes Netburn Attorney, Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., Elected as MassDLA State Representative to DRI
(Boston, MA - June 3, 2014) Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., a shareholder of Hermes, Netburn, O'Connor & Spearing, P.C., has been elected by the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association’s Board of Directors to serve as the organization’s state representative to the Defense Research Institute. Tony is a former president of MassDLA. His election as DRI State Representative returns him to the MassDLA Board of Directors and takes affect after the DRI Annual Meeting in October of 2014. Tony will serve a three year term, acting as liaison between the state and national defense organizations.
The Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association is a voluntary association of trial lawyers who defend corporations, individuals and insurance companies in civil lawsuits. The purpose of the Association is to improve the administration of justice, legal education, and professional standards and to promote collegiality and civility among all members of the bar.
DRI is the international membership organization of all lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation and is committed to enhancing the skills, effectiveness, and professionalism of defense lawyers; anticipating and addressing issues germane to defense lawyers and the civil justice system; promoting appreciation of the role of the defense lawyer; and improving the civil justice system and preserving the civil jury.