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Contact: Michael Avitzur
Director of Government Relations


One of a Kind Summer Jobs Program Begins 7/5 at Boston Bar

When: Tuesday, July 5 at 9 a.m.

Where: Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Sponsor: Boston Bar Association

Participants: 49 Juniors and Seniors from Boston's Public High Schools

Mayor Thomas M. Menino

Boston Bar Association President Donald R. Frederico (Pierce Atwood)

Paula K. Andrews (Hinckley Allen Snyder) and David P. Rosenblatt (Burns & Levinson), BBA Summer Jobs Program Co-Chairs

MA Black Lawyers Association President Dominic L. Blue (Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge)

BBA Public Service Director Sonia Shah

On July 5, 2011 at 9 a.m. 49 juniors and seniors from Boston Public Schools will gather for the kickoff of a unique, paid summer jobs program combining paid work at law firms and law offices with weekly seminars in civics and financial literacy. The BBA Summer Jobs Program, now in its 18th year, represents a partnership of the BBA, the Boston Public Schools and the Boston Private Industry Council.

For a list of BBA Summer Jobs employers, click here.


The Boston Bar Association traces its origins to meetings convened by John Adams, who provided pro bono representation to the British soldiers prosecuted for the Boston Massacre and went on to become the nation’s second president. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, serve the community at large and promote diversity and inclusion.