• Join the MBA at the Annual Gala 2023

    The Massachusetts Bar Association will hold its Annual Gala on Thursday, May 11, at the Westin Boston Seaport District. Faculty Chair of the Homeland Security Program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Juliette Kayyem, will deliver the keynote address. Registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available.

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  • Access to Justice Awards Celebration

    The Massachusetts Bar Association is excited to announce it will host the Access to Justice Awards Celebration on Thursday, June 8, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Sheraton Framingham. Join us as we honor the following Access to Justice Awards: Legal Services Award, Rising Star Award, Pro Bono Publico Award, Pro Bono Award For Law Firms, Prosecutor Award, Defender Award, Race, Equity and Inclusion Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Fifth Annual Young Lawyers Division Symposium

    The Massachusetts Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division is hosting its Fifth Annual Symposium as a virtual event on Friday, March 31. The symposium agenda includes virtual networking, a plenary session and multiple programming tracks designed to ensure there is something for everyone.

  • Eighth Annual Complex Commercial Litigation Conference

    The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Complex Commercial Litigation Council invites you to its Eighth Annual Complex Commercial Litigation Conference in person at Suffolk University Law School. This year's conference keynote speaker will be Supreme Judicial Court Justice Dalila Argaez Wendlandt. 

  • 44th Annual Labor & Employment Conference

    The Massachusetts Bar Association welcomes back our Labor & Employment members to the 44th Annual Labor & Employment Spring Conference. This year’s conference will be an in-person event at Suffolk University Law School on Wednesday, May 24. Faculty presenters include a number of judges and accomplished attorneys who have provided significant thought leadership in the areas of labor and employment law. This year's keynote speaker will be Jocelyn Samuels, vice chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

  • Sixth Annual Juvenile & Child Welfare Conference

    The Massachusetts Bar Association welcomes back our Juvenile & Child Welfare members to the Sixth Annual Juvenile & Child Welfare Conference. This year's conference will feature attorney and children’s advocate Kate Lowenstein, JD, MSW, who focuses on how the trajectory of the cradle-to-prison pipeline might be bent in a more positive way.

  • Volunteer with the MBA

    The MBA offers several opportunities for members to volunteer on community service programs like Dial-A-Lawyer, Mock Trial and others. 

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  • Join the Massachusetts Bar Association

    Join now and take advantage of installment plan pricing! Click here for more information about membership dues categories and installment plans. 

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  • MassBar Where You Are: Be-Anywhere Benefits

    Many Massachusetts Bar Association tools and services can be accessed wherever you are, whenever you have time. Take advantage of our exclusive Be-Anywhere Benefits today.

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  • COVID-19 News and Information

    The MBA is committed to keeping its members informed about how the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is impacting the courts, their practices and the Massachusetts legal community. Get the latest updates from state and federal courts in Massachusetts, information about MBA programs and meetings, and other useful resources.

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  • Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants Access to Justice Fund

    The Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants Access to Justice Fund supports initiatives to advance access to justice, racial equity and criminal justice reform in the legal system. This fund is a collaboration between the Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants Access to Justice Fund Advisory Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.

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  • MBA Health & Well-Being Resources

    Feeling overwhelmed? You're not alone. The MBA has created a Health & Well-Being web page, which shares several resources for coping with stress, anxiety and more during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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