MBA Annual Gala draws hundreds to Seaport

Thursday, May 18, 2023
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Photo Credit: Jeff Thiebauth

Hundreds of members of the legal community joined the Massachusetts Bar Association at the Westin Boston Seaport District on Thursday, May 11, to celebrate the 2022-23 association year and the five award winners recognized throughout the evening. The 2023 MBA Annual Gala also featured opening remarks by MBA President Grace V.B. Garcia and a keynote address by Juliette Kayyem, faculty chair of the Homeland Security and Security and Global Health Projects at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Thank you to the Annual Gala sponsors for making this year’s event such a success!

Click here to view event photos by Jeff Thiebauth and Eric Haynes.

Top photo: MBA President Grace V.B. Garcia speaks during the MBA Annual Gala.

Second from top: Professor Juliette Kayyem of Harvard University gives the keynote address.

Third from top (from left): Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Kimberly S. Budd receives the MBA Chief Justice Edward F. Hennessey Award from MBA President-elect Damian J. Turco.

Fourth from top (from left): MBA Past President Christopher A. Kenney receives the MBA Gold Medal Award from MBA President Grace V.B. Garcia.

Third from bottom (from left): MBA Treasurer Michael H. Hayden presents the MBA Public Service Award to Hon. Bonnie H. MacLeod (ret.) of JAMS. 

Second from bottom (from left): Nini D. Sprinkle of Suffolk University Law School receives the MBA Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship from MBA Vice President Victoria Santoro.

Bottom (from left): MBA Secretary Samuel A. Segal presents the MBA Legislator of the Year Award to State Rep. Michael S. Day (D-Stoneham).