Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007
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A screenshot of the new e-mail service and the MBA Forums. Click here to post on the new forums.

MBA launches new, Web-based member benefits

MBA forums and e-mail service now exclusively available to members

The MBA is excited to announce the launch of two new electronic member benefits:


(1) MBA forums, a Web-based tool to encourage active online dialogue among members; and

(2), a complimentary e-mail account that members can use in place of more generic services, such as Hotmail or Yahoo.


MBA forums


The MBA forums offer a range of tools for MBA members to more easily communicate with one another, including the ability to post messages for all members to access, create individual profiles, send private messages to other users, subscribe to unique threads and post URL links. The forums are divided into six categories, which are described in further detail on the Forums page:


  • General Forum
  • Practice of Law
  • Managing Your Practice
  • Ethics
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Casemaker
  • Site Feedback and Questions

As you use the forums, the MBA urges you to bring to our attention any issues that arise by alerting us through the MBA Web site. We hope this tool is as user friendly as possible to encourage the exchange of ideas among members.


To get started, please have your MBA member number available, and click here. In the future, the forums can be easily accessed through the top bar of the Web site's navigation. e-mail service

  • Are you a small firm or solo practicioner without a Web site?
  • Do you want a personalized e-mail address that does not include your business name, but distinguishes you as a member of the Massachusetts legal community?

Today, the MBA is proud to launch a free e-mail service for our members that provides a complimentary e-mail address from the domain The domain is equipped with a Web-based e-mail system, similar to other popular sites, such as Yahoo! or Gmail.

If you are interested in taking advantage of this new member benefit at no charge, [e-mail emailservice] with your request. Interested attorneys may opt to take advantage of this e-mail service at no charge.

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