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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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Section Leadership

Carla Reeves

Carla Reeves

Section Co-Chair Goulston & Storrs PC
Tracey West

Tracey West

Section Co-Chair Loeb Leadership

Gavin Alexander

Affinity Bar Relations Co-Chair

Breanishea Amaya

MAHA Rep New England Law Boston

Sahar Basaria

SABA GB Rep Foley Hoag LLP

Annika Bockius-Suwyn

MA LGBTQ Bar Rep DangerLaw LLC

Nahomi Carlisle

Committee for Attorney's with Disabilities Co-Chair Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Salomon Chiquiar-Rabinovich

Committee for Attorney's with Disabilities Co-Chair Moreno Law

Patrice Dixon

MBWA Rep Jackson Lewis P.C.

Rontear Farmer

Public Service Committee Co-Chair Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards
Bill Gabovitch

Bill Gabovitch

In-House Forum Liaison Primark US Corp.

Jermaine Kidd

MBLA Rep Samsonite Corporation

Chad McDaniel

Legal Careers Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.
Jameel Moore

Jameel Moore

Public Service Committee Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Peter Obersheimer

In-House Forum Liaison Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Alicia Rubio-Spring

At-Large HNBA Rep Goodwin Procter LLP

Emily Sy

AALAM Rep Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Tonysha Taylor

Affinity Bar Relations Co-Chair Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC)

Past Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Events

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