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, 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.