Essential Skills for Succeeding in the Multi-Generational Workplace

05/20/2015 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
We are pleased to welcome BBA Past President, Lauren Stiller Rikleen, a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce. She is also currently the Executive-In-Residence at the Boston College Center for Work & Family....
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Affinity Bar Leadership Institute -- Communications and Media Training

05/18/2015 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Learn best practices for your organization's media strategies and communications. We'll discuss press releases, media lists, how to field interview requests, and more! If you want to learn how to help get the word out about your organization's message or activities, this program is for you!...
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Northeastern University School of Law Women in the Law Conference - Money Matters: Invest In Yourself

05/15/2015 - 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Northeastern University School of Law Women in the Law Conference - Money Matters: Invest In Yourself...
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MA LGBTQ Annual Dinner

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Mass LGBTQ Bar Association at their Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 5, 2015....
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Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court: An Evening with Janson Wu, GLAD Executive Director

04/23/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on April 28 for the case, Obergefell v. Hodges. Janson Wu, Executive Director of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), will be joining us to talk about the case's trajectory and the current legal state of LGBT rights. ...
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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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