The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) trustees are proud to
announce that Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants will receive this year's
Great Friend of Justice Award at its upcoming Annual Meeting. Gants
will also deliver the event's keynote address.
At the Annual Meeting, MBF fellows, grantees and friends join
together to learn about and celebrate all that the MBF has
accomplished over the last year in its efforts to increase access
to justice in the commonwealth. The event will begin with a
business meeting and close with a cocktail reception. The MBF
Society of Fellows will elect officers and trustees for 2017, and
will also honor the newest MBF Life Fellows. In addition to the
award presentation and keynote address, attorney Katherine Schulte,
managing attorney of Casa Myrna's Legal Advocacy Program, will
deliver the grantee address.
Founded in 1964, the MBF is the philanthropic partner of the
Massachusetts Bar Association. Through its grant making and
charitable activities, the MBF works to increase access to justice
for all Massachusetts residents. In 2016, the MBF awarded grants
totaling more than $2.6 million to legal service related programs
All are welcome. RSVP and
sponsorship information is available here.