• MBA Annual Dinner 2024

    The Massachusetts Bar Association will hold its Annual Dinner on Thursday, May 2, at the Westin Boston Seaport District. The MBA Annual Dinner will include the Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship with more to be announced soon!

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  • Apply for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship

    The MBA is currently accepting applications for its Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship -- a $10,000 scholarship that will be awarded this May to a graduating law student attending a Massachusetts law school. Applications due Wednesday, March 6 at 5 p.m.

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  • Nominate an Outstanding Young Lawyer

    Nominate a colleague for the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, which is given to a young lawyer who has demonstrated outstanding character, leadership and legal achievement, and has contributed service to the community. Nominations due Monday, March 4 at 5 p.m.

  • Sixth Annual YLD Symposium

    The Massachusetts Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division is excited to announce that it is holding its Sixth Annual Symposium as an in-person event on Tuesday, April 9, at MBA headquarters, located at 20 West St., Boston. The symposium’s focus is on generating a new legal landscape: inclusive, informed & intentional lawyering. The symposium will include a guest keynote address by Hon. Michelle Fentress, a judge in the Massachusetts District Court, as well as networking and a plenary session on mindfulness.

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  • Meet Decisis

    The comprehensive and reliable legal research database you've been looking for. Free for MBA members. Officially launching in November, take part in trainings or learn more about Decisis at the link below.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Chief Justice Ralph Gants Fund for Racial Equity and Access to Justice

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

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Protecting Families Created Through Assisted Reproduction

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