Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ) volunteer facilitator training – May 3-4, 2019

Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ) is seeking volunteers to be a part its restorative justice program which listens to victims, holds offenders accountable, and restores trust in communities. It’s personal. It’s powerful. And it’s why C4RJ is a proven, effective option within the justice system.

C4RJ’s next volunteer facilitator training will be held May 3-4, 2019 in Government Center, Boston.

If you’re interested in the training, please complete the online form on their website at or email Program Director Ashley Bentley at to learn more.

We’ll be meeting prospective volunteers in Boston on April 18th to discuss the training. If you’d like to meet then, please email Ashley Bentley at

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Gala 2019 Thank you

Thank you to everyone who came out to to join us in celebration of Black Legal Excellence at our 2019 Annual Gala! Thank you to the 2018-2019 Board of Directors for all of your work in making this past year worthy of celebration. Congratulations to all of

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2019 Annual Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Gala (Invitation)– March 14, 2019

It is that time of year again — Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA) Annual Gala time!

We have lined up an exciting program. This year, we are extremely proud to announce that we will honor Honorable Leslie Harris (Retired), with our Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pamela Everhart, Senior Vice President, Regional Affairs and Community Relations at Fidelity Investments, Adam J. Foss, Founder and President of Prosecutor Impact, and Rachael Rollins, Suffolk County District Attorney, with our Trailblazer Award.

The Gala will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Cyclorama – Boston Center for the Arts.

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2018 Fall Reception – Photo Gallery

On October 4, 2018 we hosted our annual Fall Reception where we marked this moment in history, where there are four law schools in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that are lead by Deans who are people of color. Congratulations to our Distinguished Honorees Dean Rougeau, Dean Hackney,

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New Rule of Professional Conduct effective September 1, 2018

From the Board of Bar Overseers: BOARD OF BAR OVERSEERS of the Supreme Judicial Court 99 HIGH STREET BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02110 617-728-8700 New Rule of Professional Conduct effective September 1, 2018 The Supreme Judicial Court on June 7, 2018 approved the adoption of a new rule

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