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.

Boston Bar Association Law Day Dinner.

Law Day Dinner

The Law Day Dinner, typically held at Boston’s Symphony Hall, is a special evening celebrating the rule of law and the role that lawyers play in our society. Drawing over 1,000 attendees, our Law Day Dinner honors those who have served our profession with distinction.

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. The 2023 BBF Adams Benefit will return to the MFA on Saturday, April 1, 2023. Early sponsorship opportunities are now available.

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.

The Haskell Cohn Distinguished Judicial Service Award.

The Haskell Cohn Distinguished Judicial Service Award

This annual award presentation and reception honors “a member of the Massachusetts judiciary, or a resident of Massachusetts who is a member of the Federal judiciary, who has distinguished himself/herself in a manner that calls for special recognition.”

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