Tiered Community Mentoring event features SJC hearing, speed networking

Issue December 2014 By Mike Vigneux

More than 40 members of the MBA's Tiered Community Mentoring Program gathered for a Murder One Appeal Hearing and Speed Networking event at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston on Nov. 7.

Following the hearing, the group listened to four inspiring speakers: Juliana Spofford, general counsel, NETPROSPEX; Superintendent Lisa Holmes, chief, Bureau of Professional Development, Boston Police Academy, J.W. Carney Jr., the Law Offices of J.W. Carney Jr. & Associates; and MBA President-elect Robert W. Harnais.

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 through their team mentor and via scheduled events that take place during the year. Participating schools are New Mission High School, Roxbury Community College, Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law.