Our Community Partnerships

We support the following organizations with our time and resources

Salem Sound Coastwatch – Michael P. Carvalho is on the SSCW Board of Directors. He volunteers to protect and improve the environmental quality of Salem Sound and its watershed for public use and enjoyment, and to support ecological value in Massachusetts.

Manchester Essex Conservation Trust – Michael P. Carvalho is a MECT Trustee.  The Manchester Essex Conservation Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving ecologically important land and wildlife habitat in Manchester and Essex, Massachusetts, and promoting its use for quiet recreation, education and research. MECT membership and events are open to all.

Former Member of the Board of Directors and General Counsel. National Advisory Board and Past Chair, and Mentor for the NCSE’s EnvironMentors Program. This national program matches environmental professionals with high school students from under represented communities while they pursue research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. NCSE advances science-based solutions to the critical environmental challenges of climate change, energy, forest and wildlife conservation, water and health through research, communication and education. Learn more about NCSE and its programs

The Spaulding Education Fund  (formally known as “The Spaulding Trust”) was created in memory of Josiah A. Spaulding, a resident of Manchester for over 25 years and a prominent political and business leader in the state.   The vision was to bring together the many resources of the community and invest them into our schools for the benefit of the children for years to come and creating an important lasting legacy for their friend.   “Si”, as he was known to most of his friends, was an honor graduate of Yale, received his law degree from Columbia Law School and was a decorated combat flyer in World War II. He was founder and President of the Massachusetts Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and contributed extensive time to many educational, health and civic causes. Si Spaulding died unexpectedly at age 60 in 1983.

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy – Legal Counsel. Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has been a leading voice for energy reform to protect the quality of life and treasured places in the Southeast for more than 20 years. Founded in 1985, SACE is the only regional organization primarily focused on developing clean energy solutions throughout the Southeast.

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – The attorneys at Carvalho & Associates regularly volunteer their time to research, write and publish articles on emerging environmental challenges and opportunities in periodicals such as the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Retail Law Strategist.

Boston Sea Rovers – Member. The Boston Sea Rovers is a 501(c)(3) not for profit volunteer organization dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of the marine environment. We are one of the oldest and most distinguished underwater clubs in America, and have a worldwide reputation of excellence.

The Ocean River Institute connects donors and advocates with specific community-based opportunities to practice stewardship, save wildlife and protect ecosystems with environmental education, science, and conservation.

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Carvalho & Associates, P.C. is committed to supporting our community and regularly provides pro bono legal services. Our attorneys work with the Cobb County Attorney Referral Program and other State Bar Programs to assist clients who are in need of legal services, but may be unable to pay.

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