MBLA 40th Anniversary Celebration

On March 2, 2013, the MBLA celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the Emerald Lounge at the Revere Hotel.  The event commemorated the organization’s long history and its standing as the oldest affinity bar organization in Massachusetts.

The event honored its past Presidents.  Past presidents in attendance included: Walter B. Prince, Charles Walker, Jr., Eddie Jenkins, Jr., Steven Wright, Gina Walcott, Nikki Bogle, Damian Wilmot, and Dominic Blue.

Thanks to all of the organization’s past Presidents and to the founding Board that submitted the Articles of Organization for the entity that came to be known as the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association on March 2, 1973.  The founding Board included: Clarence Dilday- President,  Grover G. Jackson- Treasurer,  Solomon B. Watson- Clerk,  Richard A. Soden,  Dennis R. Tourse, and Warren E. Wood.

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  • 2018 Annual Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Gala – March 22, 2018

    2018 MBLA ANNUAL GALA: CELEBRATING 45 YEARS This year, we will celebrate forty-five years of service to the Massachusetts legal community as well as the accomplishments of Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Melvin Miller, Founder, Editor and Publisher of the Bay State Banner, Trailblazer Award recipient Professor Intisar Rabb, Professor of Law and Director of Islamic Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, and Trailblazer Award recipients Keith and Maria O'Brien Hylton, Professors of Law at Boston University School of Law. When: Thursday, March 22, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Where: Boston Park Plaza 50 Park Plaza Boston 02116

  • Congratulations to MBLA President Courtney Scrubbs


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