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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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2016 MBLA Annual Meeting – April 19, 2016

Notice is hereby given that the 2016 MBLA Annual Meeting will be held on TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016, at 6:00PM at the Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA. Dinner will be provided, please RSVP if you plan to attend. The purposes of the meeting are:

1.to elect the officers and directors for the 2016-2017, the nominees for which will be identified below; and
2.to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting and at any adjournments or postponements of the meeting.

When:
Tuesday April 19, 2016
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Where:
Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108

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The BBA’s Diversity & Inclusion Section’s Summer Internship Program

The BBA’s Diversity & Inclusion Section’s Summer Internship Program The BBA’s Diversity & Inclusion Section had relaunched its Summer Internship Program, an opportunity for Boston area law students to gain access to internships in the BMC, Mass. District Courts, the Mass. Superior Court, the Probate and Family […]

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The deadline for applications for Superior Court vacancies- extended to January 27, 2016

The Judicial Nominating Commission has extended the deadline for applications for the Superior Court vacancies has to January 27, 2016. For a more information visit- https://www.massblacklawyers.org/resources/job-opportunities/massachusetts-judicial-vacancies/ Also remember the MBLA’s Judicial Appointment Committee is available to assist MBLA members with the judicial application process, including reviewing applications and interview […]

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Congrats to MBLA Member Lydia Edwards: The lawyer with the heart of an activist

Congratulations to MBLA Member, Lydia Edwards, for the Honorable Mention she received in the Boston Globe’s 2015 Bostonians of the Year. The full article can be found here.

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Invitation to Comment: Trial Court Rule XIV, Uniform Rules on Public Access to Court Records

The Trial Court Committee on Public Access to Court Records invites comments on proposed Trial Court Rule XIV, Uniform Rules on Public Access to Court Records. Proposed Trial Court Rule XIV consists of six rules as follows: Proposed Rule 1, Scope and Definitions Proposed Rule 2, Access […]

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