The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC) invites the members of the MBLA to its 30th Anniversary Celebration.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Seaport Boston Hotel
1 Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
On May 1, 2013, the MBLA and MAHA co-sponsored the YWCA Boston’s Stand Against Racism campaign: Racism & Law- The Shifting of Racial Consciousness within the Legal Community at the Boston Bar Association. The event featured successful and knowledgeable speakers from the judiciary, government agencies, universities and companies who provided an “inside view” of emerging racial issues that are affecting their field.Read more →
On April 29, 2013, State Street hosted members of the MBLA and other affinity bar associations at their Diversity and Inclusion Networking event. The event featured speaker Danny Ertel of Vantage Partners who discussed his work with leading law firms and law departments to evolve approaches to negotiate fee arrangements, manage matters, and reduce costs. He also discussed how firms and their clients can work to develop strategies to improve value for money in a collaborative and sustainable way.Read more →
On April 2, 2013, the MBLA and SABA GB co-hosted a program at Nixon Peabody titled “More Than A Fling: How to Get Great Clients and Keep Them For Life.” The panelists provided a unique perspective on the art of holding onto your customers and developing meaningful and lasting relationships.Read more →
On February 23, 2013, the MBLA partnered with the Boston Bar Association to host District Court Boot Camp for New Lawyers at Suffolk University Law School. The program drew over 75 participants. The event was designed to provide novice lawyers with a basic understanding of the procedural and practical world of litigating matters in the District Court. From initiating suit and arraignment up to trial, participants learned what is necessary to meet the demands of busy District Court litigators. Panelists included MBLA President-Elect Serge Georges of the Law Offices of Serge Georges, Jr., Hank Brennan of Carney & Bassil, and District Court Judge Matthew J. Machera.Read more →