MBA President-elect Robert W. Harnais
The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA) will
host its 2014 Annual Awards Reception on Thursday, October 30 at
the UMass Club, 225 Franklin Street, Boston. Registration opens at
11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12 p.m.
Massachusetts Bar Association President-elect Robert W. Harnais
will be honored with MAHA's 2014 Leadership Award in recognition of
his leadership and dedication to the Hispanic bar.
"Bob has been a tireless advocate for those less fortunate in
the Hispanic community, and has been a champion for Hispanic
lawyers throughout the commonwealth," said MAHA President Jessica
Massey. "He has been an ardent supporter of MAHA for more than 20
years, and over that timeframe, has consistently pushed whoever
occupies the governor's office to increase diversity on the
bench. MAHA is honored to have someone like Bob as a lifetime
member, and we are thrilled to share this day with him."
Other award recipients are: Hon. Roberto Ronquillo, Jr., chief
justice, Boston Municipal Court (Lifetime Achievement Award);
Alberto Mora, Harvard University, Advanced Leadership Initiative
(Corporate Social Responsibility Award) and Eva A. Millona,
executive director, Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy
Coalition (Organization of the Year Award).