Reception5:30 p.m.
Choir Rehearsal5:45 p.m.
Dinner6:00 p.m.
MeetingFollowing Dinner
ProgramFollowing Meeting

The location of this meeting will be at the Sheraton Hotel in Needham, MA

Our Guests

J.W. Carney, Jr.Defense Attorney
Rev. Lawrence KanterPastor
First Baptist Church, Abington
Rev. Lloyd Patrick ClarkeFirst Baptist Church, Newton
Mr. Robert GaffneyDirector
Boston Baptist Social Union
Mr. Chris EdwardsVice President
Boston Baptist Social Union

Program Details

WelcomePresident Joseph Marcello
Song"How Great Thou Art"
InvocationRev. Lawrence Kanter
Special MusicBBSU Men'sChoir
Program“Untold Stories From the Whitey Bulger Trial”
J.W. Carney, Jr.
BenedictionRev. Lloyd Patrick Clarke


New Members Night

October 6, 2014

Members are encouraged to invite propective members as guests of the BBSU to this meeting.


“Untold Stories From the Whitey Bulger Trial”

Defense Attorney J.W. Carney, Jr. will speak about the trial of Whitey Bulger.

About the Program Speaker

Attorney J.W. Carney, Jr Photo

J.W. Carney, Jr. is a criminal defense attorney in Boston with Carney & Associates. He began his career in 1978 as a public defender in Boston for five years, and then as an Assitant District Attorney in Middlesex County for the next five years. He has been in private practice since 1989. Jay is a contributing author to the treatices Massachusetts Criminal Practice: Take the Witness, The Experts Speak on Cross-Examination, and The Best Lawyers in America Since 1998. Jay has tried over 170 major felony cases in the Superior and Federal Courts, and most recently represented James “Whitey” Bulger in his Federal trial.

He has been a Fellow since 1996 of the American College of Trial Lawyers, which is the most prestigous invitation-only bar association in the United States. He is a past president of the Boston College Law School Alumni Association, has been appointed to the oversight Criminal Justice Act Board by Federal Judges of Massachusetts, and is a past officer of the Boston Bar Association. He served for eight years on the Judicial Nominating Commission, which is a 20-member group that advises Governors on the appointment of judges in Massachusetts.