Bar Seen: MBA members volunteer at Special Olympics, run a 5K and more

Thursday, Jun. 9, 2016

In this week's Bar Seen, we catch up on what's been happening at 20 West Street and around the commonwealth with snapshots of some recent MBA-related events.
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Members volunteer at Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Sponsored by the MBA's Health Law Section, a group of MBA volunteers including President Robert W. Harnais (pictured bottom row, far right) teamed up with Special Olympics Massachusetts to help staff the Summer Games on June 4 at Harvard University. Volunteers oversaw one of three softball toss events, including setting up the field and spotting and measuring the tosses.
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MBA team runs 'Lawyers Have Heart 5K'

5K

Sixteen Massachusetts Bar Association members participated as a team in the annual Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race & Summer Celebration on June 8 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston. The team raised $2,040 for the American Heart Association. The donation will be used to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, both of which profoundly affect the legal profession.

MBA team runs 'Lawyers Have Heart 5K' Sixteen Massachusetts Bar Association members participated as a team in the Annual Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race & Summer Celebration on June 8, at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston. The team raised $2,040 for the American Heart Association. The donation will be used to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, both of which profoundly affect the legal profession.Sixteen Massachusetts Bar Association members participated as a team in the Annual Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race & Summer Celebration on June 8, at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston. The team raised $2,040 for the American Heart Association. The donation will be used to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, both of which profoundly affect the legal profession.
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Cuban law school deans visit the commonwealth

Cuba

In partnership with Suffolk University Law School and the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA), the Massachusetts Bar Association hosted affinity bar friends and judges on June 7, at a reception for visiting law school deans from Cuba.