Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Award Recipients :

Stephanie Johnson – Boston College Law School, Class of 2019

Fletcher “Flash” Wiley MBLA Legacy Scholarship Award

The Honorable Fletcher “Flash” Wiley Award seeks to support the development of students who, like Past MBLA President Fletcher “Flash” Wiley, display academic and professional excellence, exhibit a commitment to diversity and inclusion through leadership and volunteerism, and demonstrate a conviction to “lift as they climb.”


Jonathan Allen – Boston University School of Law, Class of 2019 

Chief Justice Roderick Ireland Leadership and Juvenile Justice Scholarship Award

The Honorable Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland Leadership and Juvenile Advocacy Award seeks to support the development of students who, like Chief Justice Ireland, have exhibited a commitment to developing strong leadership skills and a passion for juvenile advocacy. In his honor, the MBLA established this annual award for such students who have demonstrated their commitment to juvenile justice and who have exhibited outstanding leadership.


Courtney Person – New England School of Law, Class of 2018

Jalessa Almonacy – University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law, Class of 2019

Justice Reginald Lindsay Public Service Scholarship Award


The Honorable Reginald Lindsay Public Service Award seeks to support the development of students who, like Judge Lindsay, have overcome adversity to use their outstanding academic ability and skills in public service.


Questions regarding the MBLA Scholarships or the scholarship application process may be directed to D’Andre Fernandez, Student Support Committee Chair, at or Michael Kippins, Co-Chair Student Support Committee, at

If you would like to support our scholarships you can do so by making a contribution to the MBLA Building The Legacy Scholarship Fund. This fund was created through a partnership with the Boston Bar Foundation. As the BBF is a 501(c)(3) organization, all contributions to the fund are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

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