Bernstein Shur’s Asha Echeverria Joins ME Bar Association Board of Governors
March 2, 2022 — Bernstein Shur is pleased to announce that Asha Echeverria has been named to the ME State Bar Association Board of Governors as representative to the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Lawyers Section.
“I am very proud to take this opportunity to represent the recently launched BIPOC Lawyers Section on the MSBA Board of Governors. As set forth on the MSBA’s website, the Section provides support, mentoring, networking, education, and fellowship for ME’s BIPOC legal community, to address the unique issues faced by ME attorneys of color, and to increase diversity in the ME Bar. I look forward to working with the Governors, the Association’s Diversity Committee, and the BIPOC Section to advance these important efforts,” said Echeverria.
As the Governor representing the BIPOC Lawyers Section, Echeverria is the latest to join the Association’s 23-person Board. The Board includes 13 Governors representing 11 districts created along county boundaries (including three representing Cumberland County), one
governor each representing the New Lawyers Section, the Women’s Law Section, the BIPOC Lawyers Section, public service sector lawyers, and in-house counsel. The Board also includes the president, president-elect, vice president, immediate past president, and treasurer.
Echeverria specializes in dispute resolution and transactions involving construction and energy products. She is also a licensed professional engineer with LEED accreditation. A 2007 graduate from the George Washington University Law School, Echeverria is admitted to practice in ME and Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court, District of ME and District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.