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 and outstanding contributions to the legal community and for allowing us to honor them at our Annual Gala.Read more →
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 […]Read more →
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 […]Read more →
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.
1295 State Street,
Springfield, MA 01111
Light refreshments will be provided
Please RSVP here by Friday February 20, 2015.
Sponsored by Mass MutualRead more →
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.Read more →
On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. the Community Service Committee of the MBLA will be at the Joseph Lee School to read to elementary students. Reading is fundamental to a child’s development. Please join us as we share this time with the students, create some positive memories and help to form good habits that could last a life time!
Wednesday, February 25
the Joseph Lee School,
155 Talbot Avenue,
Dorchester, MA 02124
The ABA Law Student Division seeks 120 lawyers and judges to serve as oral argument judges for the Division’s regional National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) in Boston on February 26-28, 2015 at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse. The rounds are scheduled as follows: Round 1: Thursday, February […]Read more →
Please join us for Speed Networking for Law Students: A Primer on Practice Groups. At this event law students will have the opportunity to meet and network with Locke Lord Edwards attorneys from a wide array of the firm’s practice groups.
* Limited to Students of Color
Thursday, March 5, 2015
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Locke Lord Edwards
111 Huntington Avenue (Prudential Center)
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Newton Chapter in collaboration with the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association and NAACP New England Area Conference invite you to share your thoughts, ask questions, engage our panelists at our Street Law Clinic and Panel Discussion on Police Brutality.
Friday, March 6, 2015,
UMASS, Campus Center Ballroom,
100 Morrissey Boulevard,
Please join us for Demystifying the Federal Bench: A Conversation with African American Federal Judges, featuring our panel of distinguished judges.
March 12, 2015
6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m.
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square