MBA announces award winners for 2023 Annual Gala

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023
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The Massachusetts Bar Association will hold its Annual Gala on Thursday, May 11, at the Westin Boston Seaport District, 425 Summer St., Boston. Juliette Kayyem, faculty chair of the Homeland Security Program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, will deliver the keynote address.
The MBA Annual Gala will also include the presentation of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship and the following awards:

MBA Chief Justice Edward F. Hennessey Award: Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Kimberly S. Budd

MBA Gold Medal Award: MBA Past President Christopher A. Kenney of Kenney & Sams PC

MBA Public Service Award: Hon. Bonnie H. MacLeod (ret.) of JAMS

MBA Legislator of the Year Award: State Rep. Michael S. Day (D-Stoneham)
Additional program information to be announced.
Registration for this event is due by Friday, May 5, at noon.
Interested in being an MBA Annual Gala sponsor? View sponsorship opportunities here.


Questions regarding this event can be directed to MBA Membership and Marketing Manager Heather Robertson at To register by phone, please call (617)338-0530.