Stesha A. Emmanuel – Director

Stesha A. Emmanuel is a Litigation Attorney at McCarter & English LLP. She hails from Boston, by way of Dorchester, where she attended Boston Public Schools and the MATCH Charter High School. Ms. Emmanuel obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Africana Studies from Brown University in 2008. During her time at Brown, she studied comparative politics and dance abroad at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. Ms. Emmanuel is a 2011 graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, where she was a teaching assistant and participated in the Domestic Violence Clinic and the Prisoners’ Rights Clinic. Ms. Emmanuel’s legal experiences includes practicing complex litigation, insurance, and professional liability defense actions brought against professionals, and serving as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Frederick L. Brown of the Massachusetts Appeals Court for two years. Her previous legal experiences also include interning for the Honorable John C. Cratsley (ret.) of the Massachusetts Superior Court and the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Ms. Emmanuel served on the MBLA Board of Directors and as Co-Chair of the Community Service Committee for program year since 2014. Ms. Emmanuel was named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 “Hot List”, a national publication recognizing early-to-mid level minority attorneys excelling in the legal profession. She was also selected as a Massachusetts Rising Star in 2014 and 2015.

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  • 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

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