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Head Shot Dick Bauer Access to Justice Fellow
National Consumer Law Center & Greater Boston Legal Services

Dick Bauer is an Access to Justice Fellow at the National Consumer Law Center, as well as at Greater Boston Legal Services. He is also Of Counsel to the Volunteer Lawyers Project and to the Lawyers Clearinghouse, and is a Consultant to the Medical Legal Partnership of Boston. In the past few years, most of his time has been spent supervising and mentoring on appeals and housing cases. Dick has also recently won a number of important appellate victories concerning Massachusetts Foreclosure law, including Pinti v. Emigrant Mortg. Co., Inc., 472 Mass. 226 (2015); Bank of America, N.A. v. Rosa, 466 Mass. 613 (2013); and Everbank v Chacon, 92 Mass. App. Ct. 1101 (2017). A MIT and Northeastern Law School graduate, Dick has been in legal services since 1982. For nearly 30 years, he served as a Staff Attorney and Senior Attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services. In 2008-2009, he was the Senior Equal Justice Fellow at the Center for Legal Aid Education and has been a long-time faculty member for this Affirmative Litigation Training. Dick has also been a frequent trainer for Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s HomeCorps Program, and served as a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure from 1998 until 2015. He was recently selected by the Massachusetts Bar Association for its Access to Justice Lifetime Achievement Award.

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