For the second straight year, the Massachusetts Bar Association
sponsored the Leadership Scholarship at Massachusetts Lawyers
Weekly's Top Women of Law. At the event on Oct. 23, MBA
President Marsha V. Kazarosian introduced scholarship recipient S.
Mayumi Grigsby, a third-year law student at Northeastern University
School of Law.
Grigsby recently served as the Ella Baker Fellow at the Center for
Constitutional Rights, travelling from Boston to Port-au-Prince,
Haiti, for legal research on international human rights litigation,
submissions to the Human Rights Committee and cases involving
gender-based violence in Haiti. She plans to pursue a career in
public interest law after her graduation next spring.
Lawyers Weekly honored 61 women as Top Women of Law, and
inducted six past winners into its Circle of Excellence.
Kazarosian, herself a former Top Women of Law honoree, said at the
event: "The MBA has a long history of supporting legal education in
the commonwealth - including continuing legal education, which we
now offer free to our members. That is why we are so proud to
sponsor the Leadership Scholarship here at the Top Women of