MLAC's 35th Anniversary Gala – June 18, 2018

Please join the MLAC at their Anniversary Gala and celebrate 35 years of work for equal justice for low-income individuals and families across Massachusetts. They will honor their founding Executive Director, Lonnie Powers, who will retire in August. Featured speakers will be the four living Chief Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court: Ralph Gants, Roderick Ireland, Margaret Marshall, and Herbert Wilkins. When: June 18, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Where: Morgan Lewis, One Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110

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MLAC’s 35th Anniversary Gala – June 18, 2018

Please join the MLAC at their Anniversary Gala and celebrate 35 years of work for equal justice for low-income individuals and families across Massachusetts. They will honor their founding Executive Director, Lonnie Powers, who will retire in August. Featured speakers will be the four living Chief Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court: Ralph Gants, Roderick Ireland, Margaret Marshall, and Herbert Wilkins. When: June 18, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Where: Morgan Lewis, One Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110

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Spotlight on the Boston-Area Legal Profession’s Response to the Race Inequity Challenge, Thursday, June 14th

The BBA will be hosting a roundtable discussion about the recent Boston Globe Spotlight seven-part series, “Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.” Featuring the Boston Globe’s Social Justice/Race reporter, Meghan Irons, the panel will discuss the ways in which the Spotlight series both exposed and highlighted the scope of the systemic challenges facing the Boston-area legal community when it comes to issues of diversity and inclusion. The panel will also focus on the current work being done in legal circles to address these challenges, and will showcase the efforts of Boston-based organizations that offer race-oriented dialogues and workshops to help organizations better understand how racism manifests in our personal lives, workplaces, and communities. When: Thursday, June 14, 2018 5-7 pm. Where: BBA 16 Beacon Street Boston

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Upgrade Your Profile: Build your Brand and Network – June 6, 2018

Please join the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association for the 2018-2019 Program year kick off event "Upgrade Your Profile, Build Your Brand & Network." Come hear about developing personal branding techniques, maintaining visibility in the in the legal marketplace and creating impact. Complimentary professional headshots will be provided to 15 current members. RSVP is required. WHEN: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT WHERE: La Fabrica 450 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 02139

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Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association Event: Annual Judges’ Forum on Employment Law and Practice – May 17, 2018

All MBLA members are invited to join the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association for their annual Judges' Forum on Employment Law and Practice. This event will feature the Honorable Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court; the Honorable Vickie Henry, Appeals Court Justice; and the Honorable Heidi Brieger and Kenneth Salinger, both of the Superior Court. This event is free and open to all. RSVP: mmay@bennettandbelfort.com (not required, but appreciated so we can ensure sufficient seating and refreshments) WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers 31 Milk Street, 8th Floor Conference Room Boston, MA 02109

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Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association Event: Annual Judges' Forum on Employment Law and Practice – May 17, 2018

All MBLA members are invited to join the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association for their annual Judges' Forum on Employment Law and Practice. This event will feature the Honorable Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court; the Honorable Vickie Henry, Appeals Court Justice; and the Honorable Heidi Brieger and Kenneth Salinger, both of the Superior Court. This event is free and open to all. RSVP: mmay@bennettandbelfort.com (not required, but appreciated so we can ensure sufficient seating and refreshments) WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers 31 Milk Street, 8th Floor Conference Room Boston, MA 02109

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MBA Young Lawyers Division event: “Increasing Diversity in the Law Firm” May 8th

Members of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association are invited join the Massachusetts Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division for a panel discussion addressing diversity in the law firm setting. The program will focus on why diversity in law firms is important, including benefits to the firm and protections afforded under the law that may be overlooked, as well as how to increase diversity in the law firm setting and how to support diverse attorneys at your firm. Members of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association may attend the program for $25. Please contact MBA Member Services at (617) 338-0530. WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Massachusetts Bar Association Conference Room 101 20 West St Boston, MA, 02111

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MBA Young Lawyers Division event: "Increasing Diversity in the Law Firm" May 8th

Members of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association are invited join the Massachusetts Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division for a panel discussion addressing diversity in the law firm setting. The program will focus on why diversity in law firms is important, including benefits to the firm and protections afforded under the law that may be overlooked, as well as how to increase diversity in the law firm setting and how to support diverse attorneys at your firm. Members of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association may attend the program for $25. Please contact MBA Member Services at (617) 338-0530. WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Massachusetts Bar Association Conference Room 101 20 West St Boston, MA, 02111

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