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Foley Hoag Expands White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Practice with Addition of Giselle Joffre as Partner – February 1, 2017

  The MBLA is pleased to offer our hearty congratulations to former our Board member (2012-2014) on joining the law firm of Foley Hoag LLP, as a partner in the firm’s litigation Department,  specializing in white collar criminal defense, corporate internal investigations, compliance consulting and complex civil litigation. […]

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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

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The Sarita and Claire Lucas Foundation Scholarship – Application Deadline: February 6, 2017

The Sarita and Claire Lucas Foundation Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program that makes annual awards to qualified, outstanding graduating African American female law students. The scholarship was established in 2015 and is named after Sarita Wright Lucas and her daughter Claire in recognition of Sarita’s integrity […]

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Former Board Member Adam Foss among three Massachusetts residents make the top 10 best TED talks of 2016, according to the head of TED

Adam Foss is an Assistant District Attorney in the Juvenile Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. He is also on the executive board of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association. In his talk, Foss “makes his case for a reformed justice system that replaces wrath with opportunity, changing people’s lives for the better instead of ruining them.” Watch his TED talk here.

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MBLA Kwanzaa celebration- UJAMAA December 29, 2016

Thank you to all those who joined the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, National Bar Association, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys, American Civil Liberties Union, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for the 2016 Kwanzaa Celebration.

WHEN:
Thursday 29 December, 2016
6:00 – 7:30pm

WHERE:
Haley House Bakery Café
12 Dade Street,
Roxbury MA.

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BOSTON DEBATE LEAGUE and the After-School Debate League

The BDL and the After-School Debate League The BDL is a non-profit organization that partners with about 35 of Boston’s public middle and high schools to engage students in debate as an after-school activity. During the 2015-2016 Tournament Season, we served more than 900 students and benefited […]

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Elections 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

For MBLA members looking for opportunities to volunteer this election season check out the links below: hillaryclinton.com/protectthevote. 3 Ways to volunteer for the election  

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MBLA Past President Among 15 named to partnership at Goodwin.

MBLA Past President, E. Abim Thomas was among the 15 men and women named to partnership at Goodwin Procter on October 3rd, 2016. The MBLA would like to extend a hearty congratulations to Abim on this achievement! Click here to see the full announcement.

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Governor’s Council Unanimously Confirms Nomination of Kimberly Budd to Supreme Judicial Court

The MBLA is excited to announce that the Governor’s Council unanimously confirmed Governor Charlie Baker’s nomination of Judge Kimberly Budd to become an Associate Justice on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Judge Budd has served as an Associate Justice on the Massachusetts Superior Court since 2009.  She […]

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2016 Annual Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Gala

The MBLA hosted our 2016 Annual Gala on March 24, 2016, at the Park Plaza Hotel. Click here to see videos & photos from the Gala. We would like to thank our distinguished honorees and guests for contributing to a memorable evening celebrating black excellence and the […]

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