MBWA Ida B. Wells Award Reception

04/11/2015 - 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Join the MBWA for their Ida B. Wells Award Reception. ...
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MBLA Annual Gala

04/08/2015 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
42nd Annual Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Gala...
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Update Your Professional Headshot @ the BBA

04/02/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Put your best face forward and visit us at 16 Beacon for a FREE quick photo shoot! Hi res photos will be emailed to you following your visit....
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Demystifying the Federal Bench: A Conversation with African American Federal Judges

03/12/2015 - 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
MBLA Presents Demystifying the Federal Bench: A Conversation with African American Federal Judges...
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Summer Judicial Internship Information Session

02/17/2015 - 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
BBA staff, former interns, and court personnel will be on hand to tell you more about the BBA's Summer Judicial Internship experience and to answer your questions....
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Diversity & Inclusion Section "Mix and Mingle" Holiday Reception

12/11/2014 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join old friends and meet new ones at the Diversity & Inclusion Section’s second annual “Mix and Mingle” Holiday Reception. There will be tasty hors d’oeuvres, delectable desserts, festive drinks and fun networking for all....
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SABA GB Annual Gala

12/02/2014 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
10th Annual Gala & Awards Dinner ...
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Dispelling the Myth of the Angry Black Woman: Supporting Black Women Attorneys' Success in the Workplace

11/20/2014 - 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
The Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys invite you to join them for a panel discussion on Dispelling the Myth of the Angry Black Woman: Supporting Black Women Attorneys' Success in the Workplace...
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Group Mentoring Orientation and Kick-Off Reception

Join us for the 2014-2015 Group Mentoring Program Orientation and Kick-Off Reception. The BBA's Group Mentoring Program is sponsored by the Diversity & Inclusion Section accepts law school graduates and attorneys who have been admitted to the bar for fewer than five years. ...
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Reception Welcoming Visiting Attorney-Scholars from Latin America

09/24/2014 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Meet with a delegation of attorneys from Latin American who are visiting Boston to learn about educational and career opportunities in the United States....
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Sports Law Roundtable Featuring Sports Illustrated's Michael McCann: The Donald Sterling Controversy

08/08/2014 - 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Sports Illustrated's Michael McCann leads a panel of sports law experts to discuss the Donald Sterling controversy and the legal, business and ethical issues relating to his impending ouster from the NBA. The efforts to remove Mr. Sterling from the NBA touch upon many different areas of law, including the right to privacy, constitutional law, antitrust law, contract law, tax law, probate law, the rules of evidence, and the extent to which the courts will review the decisions of private associations like the NBA. Join us for a wide-ranging discussion on Donald Sterling and the many issues that his saga poses for the law, business and ethics of sports....
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From Visible Invisibility to Visibly Successful: Women of Color Research and Strategies for the Workplace

08/07/2014 - 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Learn how diversity dynamics impact attorneys at law firms, Fortune 500 legal departments, and the legal profession with an emphasis on the disparate impact on women of color. The ABA's Commission on Women in the Profession’s research in this area will be explored, focusing on the experiences of women attorneys, particularly women of color, as they go through the four major aspects of an attorney’s career: recruitment, hiring, retention, and advancement....
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Strategies for Success: Summer Associates Diversity Luncheon

07/10/2014 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
All summer associates, interns, lawyers, law clerks, law students and professional staff are welcome to join us! The BBA has assembled a diverse panel of Boston-area lawyers to share the Strategies for Success they used to launch their career. This discussion will include suggestions on what you can do to start your career off in the right direction and what important choices and strategies you can make to enhance your career and job skills. Guests will have the opportunity to talk with the speakers and other lawyers over lunch....
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Leadership Development and Succession Planning: Presented by the Affinity Bar Institute

06/19/2014 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Our featured speaker will be the American Bar Association's Elizabeth Derrico, Associate Director of the ABA Division for Bar Services. Among some of the many topics Ms. Derrico will address are developing a pipeline of future leaders, positioning yourself as a future leader, transitioning between leaders, and best practices for filling vacant leadership positions. ...
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Let’s Get Real 2014: Surviving and Succeeding as a Diverse Attorney in Boston

06/18/2014 - 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Join us for an open and thought-provoking conversation about Boston's legal community and the hard questions and taboo topics that matter to Boston's diverse attorneys—but are seldom discussed. Whether you consider yourself to be a diverse attorney or are simply interested in the topic of diversity in the Boston legal community, all are welcome to attend....
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Summer Judicial Internship Orientation & Reception

Please join us to kick off the 2014 Summer Judicial Internship Program. Meet your fellow interns and hear from interns who participated in years past as well as coordinating Judges....
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Meet and Greet with the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York

05/13/2014 - 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Join the BBA and AALAM as we welcome Paul Cheung, Acting Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York. Hon. Tackey Chan, Massachusetts State Representative will be on hand to introduce Mr. Cheung. Mr. Cheung will provide updates about the latest developments in Massachusetts-Hong Kong relations, upcoming events in Boston and future opportunities for collaboration....
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Hot Topics in Pro Bono

As the legal resource landscape shifts for low-income clients, so do pro bono service delivery strategies. Come learn about the newest pro bono innovations that are playing out in Greater Boston and beyond, including: Launch of a state-wide pro bono website, massprobono.org (funded by a Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grant); The status of APBCo (Association of Pro Bono Counsel) IMPACT Projects (http://www.apbco.org/impact/); and A new approach to deepening cultural competency among lawyers engaged in pro bono...
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Joint Diversity & Inclusion and New Lawyers Section Happy Hour

04/23/2014 - 5:30PM to 7:30PM
This April 23, please mark the anniversary of the first New Lawyers Section-Diversity & Inclusion Section co-sponsored Happy Hour! The two BBA groups will co-host a happy hour at Carrie Nation from 5:30 – 7:30, with free appetizers. Please RSVP to attend, and we look forward to seeing you....
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MBWA Reception: The Legacy of African American Women

04/22/2014 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys for a festive evening reception: The Legacy of African American Women. The MBWA will honor Ida B. Wells Award Recipient The Honorable Angel Kelley Brown and a keynote address will be delivered by Stephanie Everett, Esq. ...
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