Al Wallis, executive director of the Brown Rudnick Center for the Public Interest, presents a check for $25,000 to MBA President Joseph P.J. Vrabel, for the firm’s continued sponsorship of the Mock Trial Championship program. Pictured with them, from left, are Brown Rudnick litigation department chair Fred Pritzker, Wallis, firm partner James McGuire, Vrabel, MBA Executive Director Abigail Shaine, MBA Public Service Director Elizabeth O’Neill and Kristen Locke, MBA Senior Director of Professional Operations.
What do college students - especially minority students - think of the legal profession? Would they consider the law as a career?
These questions will be the subject of a student outreach program sponsored by the MBA and American Bar Association on Nov. 9 at Hampshire College. Students of color from the so-called "five colleges" (Hampshire, Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Amherst and University of Massachusetts at Amherst) have been invited to participate.