Thursday, May. 3, 2012
Images from the April 26 MBA Tiered Community Mentoring event.
Photos courtesy of Norfolk Probate and Family Court First Justice Angela M. Ordoñez.
MBA's Tiered Community Mentoring Program celebrates a successful third year
Wrap-up event features Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz, Massachusetts U.S. Marshal John Gibbons and U.S. District Court of Massachusetts District Judge Denise J. Casper
Mentors will play a large role in your career success. That was
the message from the three keynote speakers at an April 26 event
celebrating the third year of the MBA's Tiered Community Mentoring
Program. The wrap-up was held at the John J. Moakley U.S. District
Courthouse in Boston.
"Dare to dream . . . If you don't have dreams, you can't make
things happen," said Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz,
who shared that it was mentors who helped convince her to apply for
her current position. "Surround yourself with people who encourage
you, who believe in you as you make decisions along the way."
Remarks were also presented by Massachusetts U.S. Marshal John
Gibbons and U.S. District Court of Massachusetts District Judge
Denise J. Casper.
The program, the idea of Norfolk Probate and Family Court First
Justice Angela M. Ordoñez, matches up 10 practicing lawyers with
more than two dozen students from high school, college and law
school. The program was honored with the 2011 ABA Partnership Award
from the American Bar Association because of its commitment to
A total of $1,500 in scholarships were also awarded to
students of Suffolk University Law School,
Roxbury Community College and New Mission