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AALAM is pleased to publicize events and announcements from professional and affinity bar associations and other community groups, within and outside of Massachusetts, in which AALAM members may be interested. To post an item, please e-mail a link, PDF, or Word document containing the relevant information to Romeo Camba at email@example.com. AALAM reserves editorial control. Postings may be removed after 30 days unless additional time is requested.
SABA GB Wins Outstanding Chapter Award from SABA North America
The South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston (SABA GB) is proud to receive the South Asian Bar Association of North America's Outstanding Chapter Award. The SABA North America Outstanding Chapter Award is given to the local SABA chapter that has shown the greatest improvement and development over the past year. The Award was accepted by SABA GB President Gauri Punjabi at SABA North America's 11th annual convention in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, see the SABA GB Press Release.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Announces 2014 Pro Bono Recognition Program
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts is pleased to call for nominations for its second annual Pro Bono Recognition Awards. These awards recognize the pro bono contributions by individual lawyers, law firms, government attorneys, corporate law departments, law students, law schools, legal service agencies and other institutions in the legal profession that have improved the availability of or have delivered volunteer legal services in the District of Massachusetts. For more information, including nomination instructions, see the Court Press Release. The deadline to submit nominations is September 12, 2014.
Boston Law Group Seeks Mock Trial Jurors
Boston Law Group (BLG) invites AALAM members to serve as jurors for a Mock Trial competition in which BLG summer interns compete at the end of the summer. The Mock Trial Competition will be on Friday, July 25, 2014, at 10 am, at Suffolk University Law School. Following the competition will be an end of the year celebration lunch. If you are interested, email Lauren Ansong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Visible Invisibility to Visibly Successful: Women of Color Research and Strategies for the Workplace
Join the BBA to learn how diversity dynamics impact attorneys at law firms, corporate legal departments, and the legal profession with an emphasis on the disparate impact on women of color. The results of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession's research in this area will be explored. For more information, including RSVP instructions, see the Event Posting. Sponsored by the Diversity & Inclusion Section and the New Lawyers Section of the Boston Bar Association.
Save the Date: 2014 Critical Race Studies Symposium
Save the Date for the 2014 Critical Race Studies Symposium, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Cheryl Harris' "Whiteness as Property." For more information, see www.law.ucla.edu/crs.
Save the Date: ASPIRE's 10th Annual Asian American Women in Leadership Conference
Save the Date for the 10th Annual Asian American Women in Leadership (AAWIL) Conference! Hosted by Asian Sisters Participating in Reaching Excellence (ASPIRE) and Simmons Institute for Leadership & Change. Visit the ASPIRE website to learn more about ASPIRE or check out last year's AAWIL Conference.
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