Lawyers Journal

MBA launches two Web-based member benefits

MBA Forums provide a Web-based tool to support online dialogue among members

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: general, practice of law, managing your practice, ethics, Massachusetts Bar Association, Casemaker and site feedback/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 visit The forums are also easily accessed through the top bar of the MBA’s Web site navigation. provides a complimentary e-mail account that members can use in place of more generic services, such as Hotmail or Yahoo

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.

• Are you a small firm or solo practitioner 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?

If you are interested in taking advantage of this new member benefit at no charge, e-mail [e-mail emailservice] with your request.

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