Upcoming Events

Free Movie Screening “Marshall” Saturday, October 21,

Please join us for a free screening of the 2017 film Marshall the incredible film about a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Directed by Reginald Hudlin. Featuring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad and Kate Hudson.

When:
Saturday, October 21, 2017
2:00 P.M.

Where:
Regal Cinemas Fenway
201 Brookline Avenue
Boston,
MA 02215

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Beacon Award for Diversity & Inclusion – November 2, 2017

Beacon Award for Diversity & Inclusion will be held on at the
When:
November 2, 2017
6pm to 10pm

Where:
Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center
41 Second Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141

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MBLA & MBWA Event: Women Attorneys’ Retreat – November 4, 2017

Stress Less. Achieve More. Finding Your Balance as a Woman Attorney Women Attorneys’ Retreat.

Join the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association and the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys for a retreat focused on health, wellness and career success! Participants will have the opportunity to bond and network with other women lawyers from across the Commonwealth. Enjoy workshops, a keynote address, breakfast and lunch with dynamic colleagues.

When:
Saturday, November 4, 2017
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Where:
Foley Hoag LLP
155 Seaport Blvd # 1600
Boston, MA 02210

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2017 MBLA Fall Reception – Honoring Excellence In Academia – November 16, 2017

Join the MBLA and area Black Law Student Associations (BLSAs) for a celebration of excellence in academia! On Thursday, November 16, we will honor 9 local academicians who have raised the bar in the area of intellectual exploration, social progress and academic achievement while cultivating the next generation of legal scholars.

When:
Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where:
Skadden Arps LLP
500 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199

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Mass Bar Association Conflict Resolution Week October 16-20, 2017

MBLA Members are invited to join the Massachusetts Bar Association for Conflict Resolution Week as they celebrate the many benefits that dispute resolution (DR) processes bring to the legal community and the people of Massachusetts.

Calendar of Events:

Monday, Oct. 16
Western Mass. Court-Connected Dispute Resolution Programs
12:45–2 p.m.,
Hampden County Hall of Justice, Springfield

Tuesday, Oct 17
Youth Mediation and Juvenile Justice Panel
4:30–6:30 p.m.,
Massachusetts School of Law, Andover

Wednesday, Oct 18
Beyond the Courthouse, Dispute Resolution Options for Families in Transition
Noon–1:30 p.m.,
Ventress Memorial Library, Marshfield

Fundraiser: Community Dispute Settlement Center
(CDSC) Bash
6:30–8:30 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge

Thursday, Oct 19
Conflict Resolution Day Reception
5:30–7:30 p.m.,
Adams Courthouse, Boston
Fr iday, Oct 20

Documentary Film Screening: The Peacemaker
7–9 p.m.,
Harvard Law School, Ames Auditorium, Cambridge

Detailed event information at
www.MassBar.org/CRWeek.

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MBLA Board Meeting – November 8, 2017

Please join us for the next MBLA Board meeting Wednesday, November 8, 2016 at The Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108. All are welcome to attend.

When:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 PM

Where:
The Boston Bar Association,
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108

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