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- Help Improve The Image of African-American Lawyers
Congratulations to the new leadership of the MBLA: President Abim Thomas, President-Elect Doreen Rachal, Executive Vice-President Giselle Joffre, Treasurer Stephen Hall, and longstanding Secretary Angela Gomes. Please also join us in welcoming new Director Darly David and thanking returning Director Tavares Brewington for his service.Read More
Please join us on Thursday, December 12, 2013 for the Boston Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Section’s Holiday Reception, followed by the MBLA/MBWA Kwanzaa Celebration.
MBLA Board Meetings
The MBLA hosts monthly Board meetings on the third Wednesday of every month from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the Boston Bar Association. The next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 18. All are welcome to attend.Read More
Periodically, the MBLA profiles one of its members. This month, the MBLA profiles Shahria Boston, a sole practitioner whose practice focuses on real estate, personal injury and employment law.Read More
Congratulations to Former MBLA President Serge Georges, Jr. who was appointed as a Judge to the Boston Municipal Court.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.