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July Bar Exam Coaching with the BBA – Call for Law Student Participants

The BBA is inviting all law students who are taking the July bar exam and are interested in coaching support from attorneys in the community as they prep for the Bar Exam to sign up for this coaching program.

In addition to coaching and a print guide to exam preparation, we will offer bi-weekly video updates to applicants and coaches that will include special study tips as applicants progress toward the exam.

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July Bar Exam Coaching with the BBA – Upcoming Trainings Deadline to sign up May 22, 2015

The BBA is again seeking attorneys who wish to work with students preparing for the MA Bar Exam.

Coaches are not expected to answer substantive law questions, rather, they will be trained to offer guidance on: mental preparation, confidence, study tips, time & stress management, and dealing with anxiety. Coaches will communicate with bar applicants primarily by e-mail, but they may also communicate by phone or in person. Training will be provided.

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BBA – Affinity Bar Mixer – May 28, 2015

The BBA’s Diversity & Inclusion Section – welcomes members (and friends!) of AALAM, MAHA, the MA LGBTQ Bar Association, MBLA, MBWA and SABA GB to mix, mingle and celebrate!

Beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

When:
Thursday, May 28, 2015
6:00PM to 8:00PM

Where:
Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA

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Mother Caroline Academy Mentoring Program- Women’s Networking and Recruitment Event – June 17, 2015

All are invited to join current Mentors, friends of Mother Caroline Academy, community leaders, and interested Mentors for an evening of conversation, canapé, and cocktails at Ester. The purpose of this event is for MCA to show appreciation for current mentors, and recruit new mentors and volunteers for the upcoming academic year.

When:
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Where:
Ester
2261 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester Center, MA 02124

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BBA Event – Let’s Get Real 2015: Surviving and Succeeding as a Diverse Attorney in Boston – Thursday, June 18, 2015

The BBA presents: “Let’s Get Real 2015: Surviving and Succeeding as a Diverse Attorney in Boston” an open and thought-provoking conversation about Boston’s legal community and the hard questions and taboo topics that matter to Boston’s diverse attorneys—but are seldom discussed.

When:
Thursday, June 18, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Where:
Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street,
Boston, MA

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2015 Annual Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Gala

The MBLA hosted our 2015 Annual Gala on April 8, 2015, at the Park Plaza Hotel. We would like to thank and recognize our award recipients, The Honorable Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland, Diane B. Patrick, Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Tony West, for their dedication […]

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Pre-Gala Mixer at Savvor Restaurant and Lounge in Boston – April 2, 2015

On April 2, 2015, the MBLA Membership Development Committee hosted its annual Pre-Gala Mixer at Savvor Restaurant and Lounge in Boston.  Members enjoyed complimentary appetizers and drinks while networking with fellow MBLA members new and old and taking advantage on the membership specials.  We thank all you […]

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Press Release: The Rainmakers’ Roundtable Session 3 – In the Room: How to successfully Bid on New Business – February 7, 2015

February 26, 2015   PRESS RELEASE On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (“MBLA”) hosted the third series of its Rainmakers’ Roundtable Program entitled, “In the Room: How to Successfully Bid on New Business.”  The program was developed based on the Minority Corporate Counsel […]

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Practice Makes Perfect: Alternative Applications for Law Degrees – February 24, 2015

The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Presents a panel discussion on alternative applications for a law degree.

Tuesday February 24, 2015
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Registration: 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MassMutual,
1295 State Street,
Springfield, MA 01111

Light refreshments will be provided

Please RSVP here by Friday February 20, 2015.

Sponsored by Mass Mutual

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Attorneys, Legal Professionals and Law Students in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter – February 25, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Lawyers, Law Students, Legal Professionals, Paralegals, Court Interpreters and others who work in the courts will hold demonstrations at courthouses across the Commonwealth to say: BLACK LIVES MATTER.

At 1:00pm on Wednesday, 02/25/15, we will gather in front of courthouses across Massachusetts from Springfield to Roxbury to Somerville to Fall River.

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