Get Involved

MBLA activities are developed and managed by its standing Committees, which include the Community Service Committee, the Programs and Professional Development Committee, the Student Support Committee, the Membership Development Committee, the Marketing and Technology Committee, the Judicial Appointment Committee, and the Finance Committee.

Community Service Committee

This committee encourages the involvement of the membership in volunteer legal services and community service activities.
Chair: Stesha Emmanuel
Members: Sheriece M. Perry.

Programs and Professional Development Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and executing all programs geared to enhance the retention and advancement of attorneys of color in Massachusetts.
Co-ChairsJermaine Kidd and Paige Scott Reed
Members:

Student Support Committee

This committee oversees the mentorship program and provides support to area law school students.
ChairsD’Andre Fernandez and Shaneka Davis
Members:

Membership Development Committee

This committee is responsible for the development of the organization’s membership.
Chair: Courtney Scrubbs and Nakisha Skinner
Members:

Marketing and Technology Committee

This committee oversees the maintenance of the MBLA website and dissemination of information regarding MBLA activities.
Chair: Eron Hackshaw
Members:

Judicial Appointment Committee

This committee helps identify and encourage lawyers to apply for judicial vacancies.
Chair: Paige Scott Reed and William Trach
Members: Doreen Rachal, Angela Gomes and Mychii Snape.

Finance Committee

This committee ensures compliance with applicable state and federal laws and maintains the organization’s tax-exempt status.
ChairMichel Bamani
Members:  Stephen Hall, Courtney Scrubbs, Angela Gomes, Sheriece Perry and Jermaine Kidd

For more information on joining an MBLA Committee, please contact any Committee Chair or the MBLA directly.

Contact Us

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

MBLA News

  • REBA Women’s Group & the Women’s Lunch Place of Boston Reception - April 27, 2017

    Join the REBA Women’s Group and the Women’s Lunch Place of Boston for a Fundraising and Networking Reception! When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: Women’s Lunch Place, 67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

  • MBLA Annual Meeting and Call To Leadership - April 18, 2017

    The MBLA 2017 Annual Meeting, at which Officers and Directors will be elected, will be held on Tuesday, April 18, at the Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 at 6:00 p.m. The MBLA is now accepting applications for Officer, Director and Board Committee leadership positions for the 2017-2018 administrative year. Application materials for elected positions must be submitted by Friday, April 7, at noon EST. For appointed positions, the submission deadline is Friday, April 21, at noon EST. When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6:00 p.m. Where: Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

  • 8th Annual MBLA Clambake - August 19, 2017

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