2016 Annual Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Gala – March 24, 2016

On March 24, 2016 the MBLA hosted our 2016 Annual Gala, at the Park Plaza Hotel. We would like to thank and recognize our award recipients, Wayne A. Budd, Paulette Brown, Stephanie Lovell, and Patricia J. Williams, for their dedication and outstanding contributions to the legal community and for allowing us to honor them at our Annual Gala.

The 2016 Annual Gala was truly an inspirational evening. We are thrilled and humbled by the outpouring of support from so many law firms, government agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, and individual supporters.

On behalf of the MBLA, we extend our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended and/or supported the Annual Gala. We look forward to seeing you again at our 2017 Annual Gala!

Click here to see videos & photos from the event.

Sponsorship Opportunities (Download PDF)

Sponsorship Registration (Download PDF)

Individual and Table Reservation, Advertisements Form (Download PDF)


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Schedule of Events

timesCocktail or Business Attire


Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 426-2000



Boston Park Plaza Ultimate Valet
($28 – 0-8 hours; $48 – 8+ hours/Overnight)

GPS/Valet Entrance Address

35 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116


(617) 457-2377


Motor Mart Garage
($22 – 3-12 hours)
26 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-8380
Located across the street from the valet entrance.

St. James at Arlington Garage
(In after 5 PM – MAX $15; Daily Max $37)
310 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-6613
Located one block from the hotel entrance.

For more information, please contact: gala@massblacklawyers.org or Sean Gray, Event Producer, at 412.512.5208

Special Thanks to Our MBLA GALA 2016 Sponsors!







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


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