• 2019 Annual MBLA Gala

    The 2018-2019 Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Board of Directors hopes you will join us on Thursday March 14, 2019 at our Annual Gala.


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  • Congratulations to MASSACHUSETTS BLACK LAWYERS ASSOCIATION President-Elect Paige Scott Reed on her recent appointment as Partner at Prince Lobel. Please join us in congratulating Paige!!

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  • MBLA GALA 2018


    Thank you for an unforgettable 45th Anniversary Gala!

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  • MBLA Monthly Board Meeting

    Please join us for the next MBLA Board meeting Wednesday, January 9 2019 at The Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108. All are welcome to attend.

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  • Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association

    Calendar of Events

    Click the link below to view an interactive calendar of events hosted by the MBLA.

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  • LOMAP - Tip of the Month

    Failure to communicate is a leading source of malpractice claims, while the right communication strategy can turn a difficult client into a referral source.

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  • MBLA Building The Legacy Scholarship Fund

    The MBLA Building The Legacy Scholarship Fund supports the MBLA's portfolio of student scholarships. This fund was created through a partnership with the Boston Bar Foundation. As the BBF is a 501(c)(3) organization, all contributions to the fund are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

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  • LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE - The African American Experience in the Massachusetts Courts

    Long Road to Justice has now been permanently installed in the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse. You can visit the exhibit during courthouse hours.

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  • MBLA Attorney Referral Program

    The MBLA Attorney Referral Program is intended to connect the many individuals who reach out to the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association seeking attorney representation with MBLA member attorneys who represent clients in those areas.

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Welcome from the MBLA President


Dear MBLA Members, Friends and Supporters,

It brings me great honor and privilege to serve as the President of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association for the 2018-2019 program year. Each year, the MBLA embarks on new and improved ways to advance its mission, building upon the legacy of all of the leaders who have come before.

Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association

Since 1973, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA) has provided a valuable network and visible presence for attorneys of color within the Massachusetts legal community.

The MBLA is responsible for providing its membership with professional development and career advancement through trainings, continued education and mentorship programs.

The MBLA also sponsors forums on current topics of interest to persons in the legal community, and seeks collaborations with other bar associations and professional organizations, particularly those interested in providing services to communities of color.

Contact Us

Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
c/o The Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108