WHAT: Massachusetts State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Steve Grossman, will speak at the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service’s Rappaport Roundtable: 2014 Massachusetts Governor’s Race on Thursday, Jan. 30. Grossman is a Democrat and small-business owner who was elected Massachusetts state treasurer in 2010. He has served as both Massachusetts and national Democratic Party chair. Attendees will learn first-hand about Grossman’s priorities and the pressing public policy issues facing the Commonwealth today, in 2015, and beyond.

Grossman is one of nine gubernatorial candidates who will speak and take questions during the Rappaport Roundtable discussions for policymakers, analysts, businesspeople, non-profit leaders, lobbyists, lawyers, students and faculty, organized by the Rappaport Center and running from January through March 2014.

The Rappaport Roundtable series is made possible by the generous support of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

WHEN: 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

WHERE: Suffolk University Law School, Sargent Hall
120 Tremont Street, Boston

WHO: Massachusetts State Treasurer Steve Grossman, Democrat, 2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate

TICKETS: The event is free and open to the public. A complimentary lunch will be provided. Registration is required.

MEDIA: Media wishing to attend the session should contact Paula Gates at 617-488-2853 (office), 617-869-4052 (cell), pgates@regancomm.com or Mariellen Norris, 617-573-8450 (office), 617-592-5637 (cell), mnorris@suffolk.edu

Follow the Rappaport Roundtable discussions on Twitter at #rappaportroundtable.

Upcoming Rappaport Roundtable: 2014 Massachusetts Governor’s Race Speakers:

February 4 Charlie Baker

February 11 Martha Coakley

February 19 Jeff McCormick

February 24 Evan Falchuk

March 3 Mark Fisher

March 19 Juliette Kayyem

Previous Speakers

January 21 Joe Avellone Touts Health Care & Business Experience in Bid for Governor

January 15 Don Berwick Pledges to “Invest” in Services if Elected Governor

About Suffolk University Law School and the Rappaport Center

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service at Suffolk University Law School prepares lawyers for leadership in public service and provides a regional forum for innovative thinking about law and public policy. The Center supports the Law School’s mission to prepare and sustain students and alumni to provide access to justice and leadership in public service.

Suffolk University Law School, located in the heart of Boston, is dedicated to welcoming students from all backgrounds and circumstances and educating them to become highly skilled and ethical lawyers who are well-prepared to serve in their local communities, across the nation and around the world. Suffolk Law has strong day and evening divisions. Its curriculum includes specialty concentrations, joint-degree programs and LLM offerings. A wide range of nationally ranked clinical and legal practice skills programs complement internships and moot court competitions that provide students with experiential opportunities. Suffolk University is comprised of the law school, College of Arts and Sciences and Sawyer Business School.