Adams Benefit.

Annual Events

Our major annual events provide opportunities for members to come together to celebrate our community and our work and to honor people and organizations that are inspiring change in our profession and our city. We invite you to join us at one of our events where you will meet new people and renew old friendships.

Law Day

Join the Boston legal community at historic Symphony Hall to celebrate the rule of law, the role of lawyers in our community, and the strength of the legal network in Boston at our 2024 Law Day Celebration on June 13.

The Haskell Cohn Distinguished Judicial Service Award

On Wednesday, May 15th, the BBA will honor Chief Justice Mark V. Green of the Massachusetts Appeals Court with the Haskell Cohn Distinguished Judicial Service Award. Named for former BBA President (1969-71) Haskell Cohn, the Award is presented annually to a member of the Massachusetts judiciary, or a resident of Massachusetts who is a member of the Federal judiciary, who has distinguished him or herself in a manner that calls for special recognition.

The BBA Annual Meeting

The signature kickoff to the fall season, the BBA Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for Boston law come together for networking, conversation and thoughtful remarks as we embark on the year ahead. This year’s Annual Meeting, held on October 18 at the Boston Cyclorama, welcomed Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campbell for a fireside chat with BBA President Hannah L. Kilson.

Beacon Awards.

Beacon Awards

The Beacon Awards recognize individuals, organizations and corporations that are forging innovative paths toward a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive profession and community. The evening combines networking with award presentations and opportunities to meet and share ideas with lawyers who are committed to making Boston a truly inclusive place in which to live and work.

Adams Benefit.

John & Abigail Adams Benefit

The signature fundraising event of the Boston Bar Foundation, the Adams Benefit draws over 1,000 attendees to the iconic Museum of Fine Arts Boston to raise money for grants to legal services organizations and to support innovating public service projects.

Late Night at the Museum.

Late Night at the Museum

Part of the Adams Benefit, Late Night at the Museum is an event that brings together law students and newer lawyers to meet, dine and dance and as they get to know each other and begin to lay the groundwork for successful careers in the law.

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