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Attorney Steve Sabra was one of the featured speakers at the program for Great Candidates = Great Judges Insight into the JNC Process. The first part of the program took place at the University of Massachusetts School of Law in Dartmouth and the second took place at a facility in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

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This is why we love supporting our community. This here is a thank you note that we recently received from one of the young recipients of the bike give away our firm sponsored again this year for the Somerset Baseball Little League Opening Day on 4/15/17.

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Attorney Steven Sabra – comments on Boston acquittal of Aaron Hernandez – Fall River Herald News – April 18, 2017.

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Attorney Steven Sabra of Somerset, MA comments on the legalization of marijuana – Fall River Herald News – December 14, 2016.

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Personal Injury Attorney Steven Sabra of Somerset, MA is representing the Estabrooks family in the Wrongful Death Suit of their 11-year-old daughter’s choking death.

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Attorney Steven Sabra presented Former Selectman John Dator with the Peter B. Sabra Humanitarian Award in June 2016. John helped make upgrades to Somerset MA’s water system as well as supporting efforts to improve the local school system.

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Attorney Matthew Aspden, who represents the Sonic Drive-In on Route 6 in Somerset, was there at the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Grand Opening in April 2016.

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Attorney Matthew Aspden, who is also the Housing Authority Vice Chair, was presented with a gift for 25 years of service for the Somerset Housing Authority by State Representative Patricia Haddad.

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Somerset Baseball Little League Opening Day 2016: Attorney Sabra throwing out the first pitch, Attorney Aspden announcing the winners of the bike give away, Bicycles donated by Sabra & Aspden, P.A. for one player in the t-ball, rookie, minor and major divisions of Somerset Little League

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Attorney Steven P. Sabra was a featured speaker at the Quincy District Court on February 24, 2016 for the Judicial Nominating Commission, giving out helpful hints regarding Applications & Interviews. The JNC is a non-partisan, non-political and non-compensated organization made up of 21 distinguished volunteers, who are appointed by the Governor from a cross-section of Massachusetts’ Commonwealth’s varied population.

The JNC searches for candidates who have the character, skill and honesty to independently interpret the laws and dispense justice. The commission also searches for applicants who act for the diverse parts of Massachusetts, such as race, ethics and gender of our citizens.

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Attorney Steven Sabra comments to the New Bedford Standard Times, Sunday, February 13, 2016 on severe injuries sustained in an electrocution accident that occurred on March 8, 1999.

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Sabra & Aspden are proud sponsors of the 2015 & 2016 Salvation Army Clothe-A-Child drive in Fall River, MA Helping to supply children in need of some much essential clothing for Fall River, MA

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Sabra and Aspden purchased their Christmas Cards from Cards for Causes. 20% of the proceeds supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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Personal Injury Attorney Steven Sabra (son of Peter B. Sabra, a former letter carrier) spoke at a letter courier meeting on June of 2015, to advise letter carriers of their rights and what to do if they slip and fall or receive a dog bite on their daily route.

As a letter carrier, what should I do if I slip and fall or get a dog bite on customer’s property?

The Postal Service no longer automatically files a claim for personal injury accidents for letter carriers, so it’s important that you know what you should do in case of an incident. After an accident occurs take pictures immediately to document what happened and call your supervisor.

What if I don’t want to file a personal injury claim against a customer?

It’s understandable that you might be worried about filing a claim against a customer, but you still have rights. If you are bitten by a dog and have permanent scarring or have slip and fall sustain permanent bodily damage, you have the right to compensation to help you.

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Attorney Sabra at JNC farewell get-together at the State House with Governor Deval Patrick.

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Somerset Baseball League Opening Day: Attorney Aspden as Master of Ceremonies, Attorney Sabra throwing out the first pitch, Attorneys Sabra and Aspden with State Representative Patricia Haddad and State Senator Michael Rodrigues

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Attorney Sabra congratulating the winners of the bike give away

Attorney Sabra comments on the special prosecutor’s report not to file criminal charge against former Mayor Will Flanagan – Fall River Herald News – May 13, 2015

Attorney Sabra appointed to the JNC by Governor Baker – The Spectator – April 22, 2015

City Editor mentions Attorney Sabra in Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup – Fall River Herald News – April 19, 2015

Attorney Sabra commenting on the closing arguments in the Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – April 9, 2015

Attorney Sabra comments on Hernandez case – Boston Herald – April 6, 2015

Attorney Sabra commenting on “consciousness of guilt” evidence – Fall River Herald News – February 17, 2015

Attorney Sabra comments on immunity granted to Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée – Fall River Herald News – February 11, 2015

Attorney Sabra comments on the Aaron Hernandez prosecution and defense strategies – Fall River Herald News – February 10, 2015

Attorney Sabra comments on the Aaron Hernandez jury selection process – Fall River Herald News – January 24, 2015

Attorney Sabra appointed to Search Committee for Town Administrator – Fall River Herald News – December 31, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on DA Sam Sutter and the Aaron Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – November 23, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on the Aaron Hernandez case and the defense motion for change of venue – Fall River Herald News – October 1, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on use of polygraph and Mayor Flanagan’s press conference- Fall River Herald News – September 26, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on news article about any local official can seek outside investigation of allegations – Fall River Herald News – September 10, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on news article about Mayor Flanagan intimidation allegations – Fall River Herald News – September 9, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on news article about man accused of posting photo of city counsel with lewd caption case – Fall River Herald News – August 12, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – May 19, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – April 12, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – March 19, 2014

Five Year Old Kindergarteners Walk Away from Fonseca Elementary School in Fall River – See Attorney Sabra’s comments – Fall River Herald News – March 8, 2014

Attorney Sabra commenting on Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – March 8, 2014

For all our Fall River/New Bedford/Westport clients, check out Attorney Sabra’s appearance on the Lou Perreira Show on Fall River Community Television, the City of Fall River’s Public Access Television station

News story about Attorney Sabra and his take on the Hernandez trial on National Sports Website

Attorney Sabra quoted on Hernandez case – Fall River Herald News – December 20, 2013

Lawsuit settled with driver who ran down pedestrian – Fall River Herald News – September 11, 2013

As seen in SouthCoast Today: Attorneys Sabra and Aspden Working Together for 25 Years

Check out Attorney Steven Sabra on the Radio! Listen to his show on Law Talk on WSAR 1480 AM on Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m.

Attorney Steven Sabra was headlined in the Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly article – The Power List – and the Fall River Herald News as one of the State’s “Most Powerful” Attorneys. One of only 2 lawyers in Southeastern Massachusetts. 81 lawyers selected from over 53,000 in Massachusetts.

Attorney Steven Sabra received the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. The AV Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource.

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Attorney Sabra and attorney Aspden both grew up in the Town of Somerset and have a strong commitment to being involved in the community. Both are corporators for BankFive. Attorney Sabra is a past chairman of the Fall River Port Authority and past president of the Fall River Line Pier, Inc. He is also the voice of Law Talk, a talk show heard on 1480 WSAR on Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m. focused on helping individuals in the community with their legal issues. Attorney Sabra also served on the Screening Committee for the Town of Somerset Administrator in 2007. He is also a Eucharistic Minister at St. Thomas More Church. Attorney Sabra was recently appointed to the Advisory and Finance Committee for the Town of Somerset.

Attorney Aspden has been involved in Somerset Little League for 15 years as a coach and member of the Board of Directors. He has also served on the Somerset Housing Authority for 20 years, having been elected to four consecutive five-year terms. He is a past member of the Somerset Zoning Board of Appeals.

Steve was the host of ‘Law Talk’ on WSAR 1480 for over 20 years explaining and discussing both regional and national legal issues on a variety of subjects.

Community Contributions


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Soapbox Derby certificate
Sabra Contributed to the Spirit of Somerset Family Fun Day
Sabra Sponsor for the Officer BJ Voss Memorial 5K RunWalk

Sabra United Way Contribution

Donation to:

  • United Way of Fall River, MA
  • South Elementary School in Somerset, MA
  • BJ Voss Memorial Fund
  • Somerset Public Library’s Gates Grant Computer Program
  • Gamma Phi Beta Sorority’s Rock-a-Thon for Children’s Physical Developmental Clinic
  • Somerset High School’s Music Department
  • Leo Clarkson Green in the center of the Town of Somerset, MA
  • Salvation Army’s Christmas Clothe-a-Child Program
  • Somerset, MA Veterans Appreciation Breakfast
  • Somerset Public Library 2015 Summer Reading Program
  • Somerset Berkley Softball League
  • Spirit of Somerset Soap Box Derby
  • Somerset Public Schools

 

Contributor to:

  • South Coastal Counties Legal Services (SCCLS) and New Center for Legal Advocacy (NCLA)
  • Somerset Lions Club
  • YMCA/TOYS PROGRAM
  • SOMERSET LEGION BASEBALL
  • Katie Brown Educational Program
  • Thomas J. Giunta 5K Road Race
  • David M. Affonso Memorial Golf Tournament
  • Spirit of Somerset Family Fun Day Event

Sponsorship of:

  • Town of Somerset Recreation and Playground Department’s July 4th road race
  • Somerset Recreation Department’s Greg Billington July 4th River Run Race & Summer Concert Series
  • UMass Dartmouth Arnold M. Dublin Labor Education Center and UMass Department of Athletics’ Annual Workers’ Memorial Day 5K Road Race and 1.6 Walk
  • Officer BJ Voss Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Establishment of:

  • Lucca-Sabra Do the Right Thing Scholarship
  • Peter B. Sabra Humanitarian Award (see article)