On Saturday, July 19th, 2014, the MBLA hosted the Student Summer BBQ at the home of our President-Elect, Angela Gomes. The event was a great success bringing together over 50 students and members of the MBLA for an afternoon of casual networking, with food from Perry’s Catering and beverages provided by the MBLA. […]Read more →
On September 22nd the FBA Mass. Chapter will sponsor a Welcome Reception honoring the newly appointed judges of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.Read more →
On Thursday September 25, 2014 the MBLA hosted our annual Fall Reception at the W Hotel. Thank you to all who joined us for our annual Fall Reception and in honoring the newest Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, Justice Geraldine S. Hines.Read more →
On September 11, 2014 from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Boston Bar Association, we will host an ethics panel titled Focus on Ethics: Ethical Issues in the Technological Age. Panelists will highlight best practices for lawyers when advertising online, participating in social media, and communicating with clients through electronic media. The panel will feature, Ms. Stacy Best, from the Board of Bar Overseers, among others.Read more →
All MBLA members and friends are invited to the American Constitution Society’s Constitution Day celebration on September 30th. At the event, the ACS will be presenting the Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall Award to Governor Deval L. Patrick, a most deserving honoree for his commitment to the ACS mission. The reception also celebrates the Constitution and ACS efforts in Boston. As you may know, the mission of ACS is to promote the vitality of the U.S. Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses: individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, access to justice, democracy and the rule of law. Founded in 2001, ACS is a still growing national network of lawyers, law students, scholars, judges, policymakers, and other concerned individuals. The 2014 Constitution Day event is at 6 pm on September 30th at the John Adams Courthouse. Hope you can make the celebration!Read more →
On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 The Massachusetts Chapter of The Federal Bar Association and the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association will be co-hosting an Interview Skills workshop for participants in the CARE and RESTART federal probation programs (Court Assisted Recovery Effort and Reentry: Empowering Successful Todays And Responsible Tomorrows).
We are seeking volunteers to assist participants in gaining interview and job search skills by conducting mock interviews and counseling sessions.Read more →
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) will be holding a Diversity Career Fair on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at 100 Cambridge Street in Boston, MA, 2nd floor, Mezzanine level. Representatives from each of the departments listed on the flyer (available via the link below) will be available to answer any questions and to offer more information on the available opportunities at the DOR.Read more →
The MBLA in collaboration with the Massachusetts Affinity Bar Associations, ALPFA Law, and the Boston Lawyers Group will be working together to present several events and programs focused on implicit race bias, retention, and the advancement of attorneys of color in Massachusetts. To kick off our collaborative effort, we invite you to join us and other minority professional networks for a networking mixer.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Boston College Club
100 Federal Street
Boston, MARead more →