Davis Malm Hosts Junior Achievement Skills to Achieve Program


March 07, 2014 - Boston, MA
For more information contact: Joanne Thorud
(617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

On March 14, Davis Malm hosted a Junior Achievement of Northern New England Skills to Achieve program. The one-day program, tailored for high school students from local Boston schools, promoted lessons on financial literacy, workforce readiness, and skills needed to succeed in specific industries. Seventeen students from South Boston’s Excel High School took part in four interactive lessons taught by Davis Malm teams. The 45-minute lessons covered tips for interviewing, techniques for problem solving and critical thinking, credit awareness, and resume and personal brand building. For more information about the program, click here.

The program was led by Davis Malm shareholder and Junior Achievement of Northern New England board member Amy L. Fracassini. Davis Malm team members included Keith Buohl, Executive Director, and attorneys Paul L. Feldman, Thomas S. Fitzpatrick, Evgenia I. Goryshina, Daniel T. Janis, John T. Lynch, Christopher J. Marino, Sam A. Mawn-Mahlau, Michael V. Serra, Howard P. Speicher, and Donna M. White.

About Junior Achievement
The mission of Junior Achievement is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Using hands-on experiences, Junior Achievement helps to prepare young people for the real world by teaching skills in financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement trains community volunteers to deliver curricula, and to incorporate the sharing of personal and professional experiences with students. The hallmark of Junior Achievement efforts, these mentors inspire students by transforming the Junior Achievement lessons into relevant messages that connect what is learned in the classroom to real-world situations.

About Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier mid-sized, full-service New England firm. The firm provides sophisticated, cost-effective legal representation to local, national, and international public and private businesses, institutions, and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. The attorneys at the firm practice at the top level of the profession and deliver successful results to clients through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and practical and creative problem solving.

 Return to News page

Students and teachers from Excel High School with Davis Malm team members.