Massachusetts Bar Association

The Massachusetts Bar Association was incorporated in 1911 which promotes continuing legal education, administration of justice, and professionalism in the practice. The volunteer organization consists of attorneys, judges, students, and legal professionals from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Women’s Bar Association (member)/ Women’s Bar Foundation (volunteer)

The Women’s Bar Association was founded in 1978 to build a strong community of women lawyers who make a difference in the profession and in society, where women lawyers individually and collectively are supported and celebrated for their contributions to the administration of justice and community.

The Women’s Bar Foundation, founded in 1993, provides legal services for individuals through the organization’s family law and elder law projects. Attorney Austin is a regular volunteer as a mentor for the WBF’s Elder Law Project.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

NAELA is a national association of lawyers who work with older clients, disabled clients of all ages, and their families. Established in 1987, NAELA provides its members a resource for education, information, networking and assistance with the many specialized issues involved with legal services for seniors and people with special needs. NAELA provides the general public information, advocacy on legislation affecting the elderly and those with special needs, and assistance in finding qualified attorneys who specialize in the legal needs of the elderly and those with special needs.

Elder Community Collaborative

The Elder Community Collaborative is a local organization of professional service providers committed to the care, concerns, and improvement of lives for elders living in the community.

Lions Club International, Marlborough Chapter

The Lions Club is world’s largest service club organization. Each chapter serves the needs of its local community by doing community volunteer work, as well as larger service projects that have impact all over the world.