The Massachusetts Bar Association means different things to
We have very active members for whom the MBA is an integral part
of their professional lives -- from MBA leaders to CLE faculty
members to members who just enjoy participating in as many MBA
programs and events as possible.
For others, the MBA is more of a complement to their practice.
Some belong to the MBA because of the practical tools we offer,
such as our FREE CLE programs. Some take advantage of the top-notch
insurance offered by the MBA Insurance Agency: one of the most
trusted insurance agencies for lawyers in the commonwealth. And
many members just appreciate the networking opportunities or the
ability to bounce questions off of other similarly situated lawyers
in their sections via My Bar Access.
Whatever your reason for joining, there is a place for you at
The Massachusetts Bar Association continues to be the preeminent
voice in the commonwealth for
speaking up for the legal profession and improving the
administration of justice. Over the last several weeks, MBA members
have testified at state hearings on mandatory minimums, workers'
compensation issues and more.
Five Massachusetts Bar Association members will be recognized
for their outstanding service at the MBA Volunteer Recognition
Dinner on July 22 at Lombardo's in Randolph.
Melissa A. Conner, Peter T. Elikann, Lisa M. Rico and Damian J.
Turco will each be presented with the Volunteer Recognition Award,
which salutes members who volunteer substantial time and effort to
the mission, program and/or publications of the MBA or otherwise
enhance the organization in a significant way.
Mina S. Makarious will receive the 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. The recipient of the award
must be a member of the MBA who has been in practice for fewer than
10 years and who has made a significant contribution to the legal