Inspiring speakers, speed networking highlight Tiered Community Mentoring program event

Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014
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Students participate in the MBA's Tiered Community Mentoring Speed Networking event on March 7

Members of the Massachusetts Bar Association's (MBA) Tiered Community Mentoring Program gathered for a Murder One Appeal Hearing and Speed Networking event at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston on March 7.

Following the hearing, the group heard three inspiring speakers from the legal community talk about how they've achieved both personal and professional success. Speakers included Hon. Serge Georges Jr., associate justice, Boston Municipal Court/Roxbury Division; Kimberly Y. Jones Esq., CEO and founding attorney at Athena Legal Strategies Group; Hon. Diana L. Maldonado, associate justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court; and Hon. Robert Ronquillo, Jr., chief justice of the Boston Municipal Court.

The MBA's Tiered Community Mentoring Program provides high school, undergraduate and law school students access to legal professionals, an understanding of the legal profession and an awareness of the career opportunities available. Participating schools are New Mission High School, Roxbury Community College, Suffolk Law School and Northeastern University Law School.