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8th Annual MBLA Clambake – August 19, 2017

Join us for a day of education, fun activities and games, great food and wonderful company. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served as well as a clambake dinner consisting of clam chowder, steamed lobster, steamers, mussels, Italian sausage, linguica, sweet potato, red potato, pearl onion, corn on the cob, barbeque chicken and strawberry Shortcake. A children’s menu is also available.

When:
Saturday August 19, 2016
4:30 PM -5:15 PM: Clambake Reception
5:15 PM – 7:45 PM: Clambake Dinner

Where:
Tashmoo Spring Building Tisbury/Vineyard Haven
Tashmoo Spring
Tisbury, MA 02568

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Affinity Bar Mixer – Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The Affinity Bar Associations cordially invite you to the 2017 Affinity Bar Mixer. Expand your Network with Boston’s Finest Affinity Bar Groups
To Affinity . . . and Beyond (the Networking Possibilities)!

WHEN:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
5:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.

WHERE:
Goulston & Storrs PC
400 Atlantic Ave.,
Boston 02110

RSVP: By 8/1/17 to apandya@goodwinlaw.com
(Please Provide Name, Employer/Law School, Affinity Bar Affiliation)

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Lawyers’ Committee Presents: BIZGROW for Entrepreneurs

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Presents BIZGROW On Thursday, July 13, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice will host BizGrow, a free groundbreaking event designed to connect existing and potential small business owners with free legal and business support. This event […]

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2017 MBLA Student Summer BBQ – Saturday, June 24

Please join the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association’s Student Support Committee for an informal, relaxing BBQ for law students of color interning, working or studying in Boston this summer. This event is open to law students and MBLA members, but RSVP is required. We hope to see you […]

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MBA CLE Event: Inaugural Dispute Resolution Symposium – May 19, 2017

Join leaders in Dispute Resolution for the First Annual DR Symposium on May 19, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at UMass Boston Campus Center.
When:
Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Where:
University of Massachusetts Boston
Campus Center
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA, 02125

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How to Become a Judge – April 27, 2017

Please join us as we host How to become a Judge. This event will provide practical advice from a panel of distinguished Justices including Justice Shannon Frison, Justice Pamela Dashiell, Justice Serge Georges, Justice Wilbur Edwards and Judge Helen Brown Bryant. Our moderator for the evening will be E. Macey Russell, former Chair of the Judicial Nominating Commission.

When:
April 27, 2017
5:00pm – 7:30pm

Where:
Collora LLP
100 High Street 20th Floor
Boston, MA

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Navigating Unconscious Bias: Potential Impact and Real World Strategy – April 27, 2017

When:
Thursday, April 27, 4:30–6:30 P.M.

Where:
Massachusetts Bar Association
Conference Room 101
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111

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SABA GB, AALAM, and MBLA- Career Development Panel – May 2, 2017

The MBLA, along with the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston (SABA GB) and the Asian American Lawyers Association of MA (AALAM) invite you to attend an upcoming Career Development Panel.

Panelists will focus on career development issues including topics such as developing business, soliciting mentorship, how to follow up after events with the business cards you collected, switching paths from Government to private sector, transitions from firms to in-house roles, and more.
The panel will feature a wide range of participants with diverse backgrounds, including:
Dhruv Kaushal (Director of IP, Editas Medicine),
Sarah Kim (Deputy Treasurer, Commonwealth of MA),
Scott Mays (Asst. General Counsel, Tufts Health Plan); and
Srikanth Reddy (Partner, IP Litigation, Goodwin Procter LLP).
The panel will be moderated by SABA GB Advisory Board Member, Samia Kirmani (Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.).

Goodwin is generously sponsoring the event.
When:
Tuesday, May 2nd,
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Panel 6:30-7:30 p.m. Reception 7:30-8:30 p.m

Where:
Goodwin LLP
Conference Room 9B-2 on the 9th floor
100 Northern Avenue,
Boston, 02210,

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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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MBLA Know Your Rights 2017 Event Photos

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