Labor & Employment Newsletter
May 31 Annual Dinner to feature Kennedy as keynote speaker
The Massachusetts Bar Association is pleased to announce that
Victoria Reggie Kennedy will deliver the keynote address at its
Annual Dinner set for Thursday, May 31 at the Westin Boston
"We are honored to have Victoria Kennedy -- a compassionate
leader and esteemed attorney with a demonstrated commitment to the
administration of justice -- share her encouraging message at our
premier event of the association year," MBA President Richard P.
In addition to the keynote address, the event will also feature
the 2012 Legislator of the Year Award to Speaker Robert A. DeLeo
and the presentation of the Annual Access to Justice Awards.
The wife of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy is
co-founder and president of the Board of Trustees of the Edward M.
Kennedy Institute for the United State Senate in Boston. The
institute has been established to invigorate public discourse,
encourage participatory democracy and inspire the next generation
of citizens and leaders. Kennedy has served in a hands-on capacity
throughout the Institute's development and endowment campaign and
continues to spearhead the design, planning, oversight and building
of the 40,000 sq. ft. institute to be located on the campus of
UMass Boston, adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Library.
Kennedy received her law degree, summa cum laude, from
Tulane University School of Law, in New Orleans. She began her
legal career as a law clerk for Judge Robert Sprecher in the U.S.
Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago. She then
practiced law in the private sector for nearly two decades, with
special emphasis on the federal and state regulation of domestic
commercial banks and savings and loan institutions.
To purchase tickets or tables
of 10 or to find out more on sponsorship opportunities, visit www.massbar.org/AD12 or call (617) 338-0530.
Tables of 10 are $1,500 and individual tickets are $150