The Leadership Institute is sponsored by the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield and the award is given out annually at the organization s graduation ceremony, which recently took place in Springfield.
Prior to beginning his law career, Martel worked as a newspaper reporter, first in Springfield and then in Washington, D.C. Martel began practicing law in 1973 at a firm in New York City and remains a member of the New York Bar. He joined Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury & Murphy in 1981. He practices in the areas of municipal law, land use, zoning and conservation, real estate and general business.
Martel s community involvements are many. He initiated and has managed the law firm s tutoring program at Springfield s Boland School, is a trustee of the Springfield Public Forum, a trustee of the Richard Storrs Library in Longmeadow and is a past president of the Center for Human Development. He has been actively involved in mentoring for many years and his mentee, Melvin, is now in his twenties and works as a pharmacist s assistant. The two continue to stay in touch with each other.
Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury & Murphy P.C. is one of the largest law firms in Western Massachusetts, providing a wide range of legal services including litigation, corporate, probate, real estate, taxation, estate planning and intellectual property law.
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|8/2-8/29||Eloise Genest and Susanne Paquette Art Exhibit|
|8/27||At Home in the Woods Summer Camps|
|8/27||Line Dance Lessons|
|8/27||SCORE 50th Anniversary Networking Event|
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|8/28||Free Program for Veterans|
|8/28||Open Mic & Jam at the 410|