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Free Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion – August 8, 2014

As part of the Public Interest Law Track at the 2014 ABA Annual Meeting there will be a free screening and discussion of the acclaimed Robert Reich documentary, “Inequality for All,” a film examining widening income inequality in the United States. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion of ways in which lawyers, law students and the organized bar can address poverty through direct legal services, pro bono programs and legislative advocacy as well as through volunteerism and other engagement. The discussion will include helpful tips for both law students and lawyers interested in making a career switch to public interest law and policy work as well as effective strategies for any lawyer interested in getting involved with antipoverty advocacy efforts on the national, state and local levels. Learn how to get involved with ABA advocacy efforts, and tell the ABA what it can do to support your efforts!

Speakers:

Jacquelynne J. Bowman
Executive Director, Greater Boston Legal Services, Boston, MA

Antonia Fasanelli
Executive Director, Homeless Persons Representation Project, Baltimore, MD

Robin Runge
Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC

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BLG Mock Trial – July 25, 2014

On Friday July 25, the BLG Summer Interns will be competing in a mock trial competition. Any MBLA members that are interested in being jurors on Friday, please email Doreen via dmrachal.mbla@gmail.com. Following the mock trial competition there will be an end of the year celebration lunch. Friday, July 25, […]

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Swearing In Ceremony For the Honorable Justice Geraldine S. Hines – July 31, 2014.

On Thursday July 31, 2014 the Honorable Justice Geraldine S. Hines will be sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square
Thursday, July 31, 2014
2:30 P.M.

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Prince Lobel Cocktail Reception in Honor of Roderick L. Ireland July 10, 2014

Prince Lobel hosted a Cocktail Reception to celebrate the retirement of the 36th Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Roderick L. Ireland.

When: July 10, 2014
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: Prince Lobel Tye LLP,
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 2200,
Boston MA, 20114

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The Massachusetts Chapter of The Federal Bar Association and the MBLA info session on open Magistrate Judge positions – July 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm

On July 15, 2014 the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association hosted an informational session with The Honorable George A. O’Toole, Jr. and The Honorable Jennifer C. Boal for all those interested in learning about the open Magistrate Judge positions.

When: July 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Where:

BOSTON:
JOHN JOSEPH MOAKLEY FEDERAL COURTHOUSE, 1 COURTHOUSE WAY
JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM

SPRINGFIELD:
UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE, 300 STATE STREET
(VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE TO THE BOSTON SEMINAR)

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BLG Summer Soiree – July 17, 2014

The Boston Lawyers Group held their Annual Summer Soiree on Thursday, July 17, 2014. It was a great networking opportunity to meet & greet with Associates who are in Law School and are eager to start their careers here in Boston.

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MBLA Summer BBQ – Saturday, July 19, 2014

MBLA Summer BBQ
Saturday, July 19, 2014
12:00 – 4:00pm
West Roxbury, MA

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National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits

The National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention
& Exhibits will convene July 26–August 1, 2014, at the
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, GA. This year’s theme
is centered around “Standing Our Ground for Justice”.

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MBLA 5th Annual Summer Clambake – August 2, 2014

On August 2, 2014, we hosted our 5th Annual Summer Clambake in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard.  Despite the inclement weather, we had a terrific turnout and a enjoyed a feast of lobster, steamers, corn on the cob and bbq chicken.

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From Visible Invisibility to Visibly Successful: Women of Color Research and Strategies for the Workplace.

On August 7 at 3:30-5:00 the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession and the BBA Diversity and Inclusion section are co-sponsoring and event entitled “From Visible Invisibility to Visibly Successful: Women of Color Research and Strategies for the Workplace”

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