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MBLA Annual Meetingand Board Elections
Thank you to the members of the 2012-2013 MBLA Board for their hard work and dedication.
On April 23, the MBLA held its Annual Meeting and elected the 2013-2014 MBLA Board. Congratulations to the new Board members!Read More
Welcome to the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association website. This is an exciting time for the MBLA. On March 2, 2013, the MBLA celebrated its 40th anniversary, making us one of the oldest affinity bars in the Commonwealth. Join the organization. Get involved. We look forward to seeing you at our events throughout the year. Thank you for supporting our organization.Read More
On January 30, 2013, Governor Deval Patrick appointed former MBLA President William “Mo” Cowan as interim United States Senator, filling the seat left vacant by Senator John Kerry. Mo Cowan will serve as interim senator until a new senator is elected on June 25, 2013.Read More
Since 1973, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA) has provided a valuable network and visible presence for attorneys of color within the Massachusetts legal community.
The MBLA is responsible for providing its membership with professional development and career advancement through trainings, continued education and mentorship programs.
The MBLA also sponsors forums on current topics of interest to persons in the legal community, and seeks collaborations with other bar associations and professional organizations, particularly those interested in providing services to communities of color.