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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Section develops activities and programs to promote education, outreach, mentoring and networking for historically underrepresented attorneys and communities, as well as opportunities for allies to engage meaningfully to foster equity and inclusion.

The Beacon Awards

The BBA Beacon Awards for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion recognize exceptional leadership on diversity strategies that will have a lasting impact on the Greater Boston legal profession.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summer Fellowship Program

The BBA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Section provides the Judicial Internship Program which offers diverse law students the valuable mentoring and professional experience needed to succeed after law school.

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Affinity Bar Partnerships

We partner with seven local affinity bar associations to collaborate on programming and initiatives and provide them with meeting rooms and office space at 16 Beacon Street. 

Meet Our Partners
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Upcoming Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Events

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Nov 30
Brown Bag

Entering the Post-Dobbs Era: Next Steps and Considerations for Colleges and Universities

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dec 07
Brown Bag

BBA Webinar: Cashing Out: Asset Appreciation in Chapter 13

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dec 08
Brown Bag

BBA Webinar: Allyship in Action

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec 08
Virtual Brown Bag

BBA Webinar: Succession Planning for the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec 14
Virtual Brown Bag

BBA Webinar: The Health Connector and its Role in the Massachusetts Health Coverage Landscape

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Section Leadership

Bill Gabovitch

Bill Gabovitch

Section Co-Chair Primark US Corp.
Carla Reeves

Carla Reeves

Section Co-Chair Goulston & Storrs PC
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