Thank you to everyone who came out to to join us in celebration of Black Legal Excellence at our 2019 Annual Gala!

Thank you to the 2018-2019 Board of directors for all of your work in making this past year worthy of celebration.

Congratulations to all of our awardees and scholarship recipients. You have left us inspired, motivated and energized. We are ready to continue the work, to use our power and privilege to make the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and indeed the world a better place.

Thank you to all of our sponsors who supported us for the 2019 Gala, without you we would not be able to carry on our mission!

Photos from event photographer David Hill are available here, and photos from the Luxury Photo Booth are available here. Feel free to download, share and tag!

We also extend special thanks to all past MBLA presidents and directors who attended the 2019 gala. We appreciate your ongoing support!

Thank you to the Boston Bar Foundation for their continued partnership with the Building The Legacy Scholarship Fund, which has raised more than $20,000 since its inception!

We would also like to again congratulate this year’s Gala honorees:

Honorable Leslie Harris (Retired)
 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Pamela Everhart
Senior Vice President, Regional Affairs and Community Relations at Fidelity Investments
2019 Trailblazer Award Recipient

Adam J. Foss
Founder and President of Prosecutor Impact
2019 Trailblazer Award Recipients

Rachael Rollins
Suffolk County District Attorney
2019 Trailblazer Award Recipient & Keynote Speaker

Dexter Rowell
Northeastern University School of Law
2019 Judge Reginald C. Lindsay Scholarship Award Recipients

Isimemem T. Ehikhamhen
Suffolk University Law School
2019 Chief Justice Roderick Ireland Scholarship Award Recipient,


Willie Bodrick, II
Northeastern University School of Law
2019 Fletcher Flash Wiley MBLA Legacy Scholarship Award Recipient