Committee for Attorneys with Disabilities (and their Allies): Meet and Greet Event

07/23/2015 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Sponsored by the BBA's Diversity & Inclusion Section, the Committee for Attorneys with Disabilities welcomes attorneys with disabilities and their professional allies for its inaugural event....
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What's It REALLY Like Practicing Family Law?: Summer Career Series 2015

07/23/2015 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Join us to hear practitioners speak about the path that led them to their career, learn about the day-to-day reality of their work, and get advice for your own career development....
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What's it REALLY Like: Defense and Prosecution?: Summer Career Series 2015

07/16/2015 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
The BBA is pleased to provide this lunch series where new lawyers and law students will get an inside look at the practice of law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas. Join us to hear practitioners speak about the path that led them to their career, learn about the day-to-day reality of their work, and get advice for your own career development....
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Affinity Bar Art Gallery Mixer: Margaret Rose Vendryes' exhibition, "The African Diva Project"

07/10/2015 - 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
You're Invited to an Affinity Bar Mixer - with an artistic twist! We'll be gathering at the Childs Gallery on Newbury Street for Margaret Rose Vendryes' exhibition, "The African Diva Project". Make connections and meet the artist herself!...
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Summer In The City: The New Lawyers Section Summer Social

07/09/2015 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 AM
Beat the heat at the BBA! Join us as we welcome the newest admittees to the Massachusetts bar, summer associates, and summer interns. We'll also raise a glass to the members of the Law School Class of 2015 who are busy studying for the bar....
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What's It REALLY Like Going Solo?: Summer Career Series 2015

07/09/2015 - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Get the story behind what it's really like to work as a solo or small firm practitioner! Hear from our panel on what their typical day is like, advice on which skills to focus on to succeed as a solo practitioner, and learn about the path that led them to their career....
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Strategies for Success Luncheon for Diverse Summer Associates, Summer Interns, and New Lawyers

07/08/2015 - 11:00 AM to 02:30 PM
Please join us for the 17th Annual Strategies for Success Summer Luncheon. 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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What's It REALLY Like Working as an In-House Attorney?: Summer Career Series 2015

06/24/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Join us to hear in-house practitioners speak about the path that led them to their career, learn about the day-to-day reality of their work, and get advice for your own career development....
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SABA GB's 5th Annual "Know Your Rights!" Graduation Ceremony

06/18/2015 - 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Join SABA GB at the John Adams Courthouse for their 5th Annual "Know Your Rights!" Graduation Ceremony. Networking Reception to Follow. ...
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Let's Get Real 2015: Surviving and Succeeding as a Diverse Attorney in Boston

06/18/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Join us for an open and thought-provoking conversation about Boston's legal community and the hard questions and topics that matter to Boston's diverse attorneys—but are seldom discussed. Our panelists will draw from their vast personal and professional experiences on wide-ranging topics such as navigating the challenges of being a trailblazer, dealing with unconscious bias, affinity bar participation, and how the issues and challenges you may face will evolve over different phases of your legal career. ...
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What's It REALLY Like Working with Start-Ups?: Summer Career Series 2015

06/17/2015 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
The BBA is pleased to provide this lunch series where new lawyers and law students will get an inside look at the practice of law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas. Join us to hear practitioners speak about the path that led them to their career, learn about the day-to-day reality of their work, and get advice for your own career development....
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An Evening with Business Development Coach Stewart Hirsch

06/11/2015 - 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Join the coordinators of the BBA Group Mentoring program for an evening with business development coach Stewart Hirsch. An expert on building connections and strategic leadership, Hirsch has coached hundreds of lawyers and other professionals on client development and finding success as an attorney...
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The Diversity & Inclusion Section Judicial Internship Program's Fifth Anniversary Celebration

06/01/2015 - 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Please be our guest as we gather to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the BBA's Judicial Internship Program. Since 2010, more than 100 law students have been afforded the opportunity to learn alongside a judge through this program. Join judges, BBA leadership, court staff and alumni of the program for a reception to celebrate....
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Affinity Bar Mixer

05/28/2015
Please join us as we celebrate the imminent arrival of summer at the Affinity Bar Mixer! Hosted by the BBA, Sponsored by AALAM, MAHA, the MA LGBTQ Bar Association, the MBLA, the MBWA and SABA GB!...
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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

05/05/2015
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

10/29/2014
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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