Boston Bar Foundation Newsletter

E-Newsletter of the Boston Bar Foundation



Boston Bar Foundation


Connecting Lawyers to Our Community

image dsc Over 40 sponsors have signed on to support this year’s Adams Benefit,
and the BBF anticipates over 1,000 attendees at the MFA on January 26.

Learn more about supporting Boston legal’s most anticipated charitable event »

John & Abigail Adams Benefit to honor Boston

philanthropist and business leader, Carol Fulp

We are proud to announce that Carol Fulp will receive the Boston Bar Foundation Public Service Award at this year's Adams Benefit. The award is bestowed each year to an honoree exemplifying proven leadership and a commitment to public service initiatives.

Fulp, a renowned business and civic leader, is currently the President and CEO of
The Partnership, New England's premier organization dedicated to leadership development for professionals of color. Read more »

Public Service Report

Our work in the Boston community is made possible because of our dedicated donors, volunteers and members.

Read the Public Service Report »


Our Annual Campaign

The BBF invests its resources in programs and intiatives that help provide a brighter future for those in need in the City of Boston.

Join our efforts »


Fellows Open House

All are invited to the Society of Fellows Open House to learn more about how membership makes the BBF's work continue to thrive.

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Feeling Lucky?
Casino Night

Play your cards right and win prizes, all in the name of supporting the BBF and its programs. Save the date for this fun, Vegas-style event.

Event details »


Meet the Board of Trustees

The BBF welcomes the new and continuing members of the Board of Trustees for the 2012-2013 term. John H. Clymer has been appointed President, along with Hon. Nonnie Burnes (Ret.) as Secretary and Edward Notis-McConarty as Treasurer. Trustees work hard each year to oversee all BBF committees and operations. You can learn more about each of our Trustees by visiting our website. Read Trustee bios »


Beyond the Billable - The Rewards of Pro Bono Cases

A recent post on the BBA Public Service Blog, "Beyond the Billable", highlights the BBA Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyer Training. Run in conjuction with the Volunteer Lawyers Project, the program puts volunteer lawyers to work offering advice to low-income clients on topics ranging from unemployment, credit issues and tenant complaints. Hear from Adam Ruttenberg, Partner at Looney & Grossman LLP, to learn more about this innovative approach to expanding access to justice. Read More »



Q&A with Junior Fellows

The Society of Junior Fellows program provides a unique opportunity for junior lawyers to become involved in philanthropic giving at a young age. Restricted to lawyers who have been in practice less than ten years, Junior Fellows are asked to pledge $1,000, payable over four years, with all proceeds benefitting the BBF. How important is the program to the Boston community?

Learn more from the Co-Chairs »



Upcoming events from our Grantee Organizations

Each year, the BBF provides grants to essential

non-profit organizations in the Boston community.

Our grantee partners have several exciting fundraising events in the upcoming months.

Take a look and see what may be happening in your community.

List of upcoming events »


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