Massachusetts Bar Associations
Massachusetts Bar Associations - Statewide
- Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA), Boston
The Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1910, that serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence and respect for the law. The MBA represents 18,500 attorneys, judges and legal professionals across the commonwealth.CLE
- Bar Association of Massachusetts Municipal Attorneys, Boston
The City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association (CSTCA) is the oldest and largest bar association in this commonwealth dedicated to the practice of municipal law. The members of the CSTCA are attorneys and their assistants who represent municipal governments as city solicitor, town counsel, town attorney, or corporation counsel.
- Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Boston
Since 1973, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA) has provided a valuable network and visible presence for attorneys of color within the Massachusetts legal community. The MBLA is responsible for providing its membership professional development and career advancement through trainings, continued education and mentorship programs. The MBLA also sponsors forums on current topics of interest to persons in the legal community, and seeks collaborations with other bar associations and professional organizations, particularly in interest of providing services to the communities of color.
- Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association (MLGBA), Boston
The Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association (MLGBA) is a voluntary state-wide professional association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lawyers and our allies providing a visible LGBT presence within the Massachusetts legal community.
- Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA), Boston
The Women's Bar Foundation of Massachusetts is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1993 to be the charitable and educational affiliate of our sister organization, the Women's Bar Association (WBA). The WBF works to establish an equitable legal system, to promote social and economic equity for women, and to meet the legal needs of women and their children through an array of pro bono services.
Massachusetts Bar Associations - Local
- Boston Bar Association (BBA), Boston
The Boston Bar Association is committed to achieving diversity both at the BBA and in all aspects of the legal community -- in law firms, on the bench, in academia, in public service and government, in legal services providers and in corporate and non-profit law departments. The BBA strives to foster an environment where all members of the bar recognize and appreciate differences, and demonstrate respect for one another.CLE
- Boston Patent Law Association, Boston
The Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) is an association of intellectual property professionals, providing educational programs and a forum for the interchange of ideas and information concerning patent, trademark, and copyright laws.
- Essex County Bar Association, Salem
Essex County lawyers have persevered in their goal to improve the quality of the legal profession and the administration of justice since the early 1700's. Established in 1806, the Essex County Bar Association has gained a prestige achieved by early Essex County Bar Association attorneys, such as, Samuel Putnam, Leverett Saltonstall, Rufus Choate and Theophilus Parsons, which continues to this day.
- Franklin County Bar Association (FCBA), Greenfield
Established in 1812, the Franklin County Bar Association is one of the oldest Bar Associations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and serves as the professional organization for attorneys interested in promoting the administration of justice and standards of excellence in the legal profession. The Bar Association maintains the objective of fostering an environment in which members experience a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in the practice of law while increasing the public's access to and appreciation of the legal system.
- Hampden County Bar Association (HCBA), Springfield
The Hampden County Bar Association has been successfully resolving civil cases for several years and is an approved ADR service by the Superior Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A roster of highly qualified lawyers and retired judges are available at very reasonable rates for arbitration, mediation, or case evaluation
- Hellenic Bar Association (HBA), Stoneham
The Hellenic Bar Association (HBA) is the premier association of legal professionals of Greek descent in New England. It is committed to serving the legal profession and the Greek American community by promoting professional excellence, cultural awareness, community service and civic involvement.
- Lawrence Bar Association, Lawrence
The Lawrence Bar Association is dedicated to advancing the legal profession throughout Lawrence, Methuen, Andover, and North Andover in Essex County, Massachusetts.CLE
- Norfolk County Bar Association, Quincy
For over two hundred years, the Bar Association has helped provide leadership in our communities and service to the public.
- Real Estate Bar Association (REBA), Boston
For over 150 years, the REBA mission has been to advance the practice of real estate law by creating and sponsoring professional standards, actively participating in the legislative process, creating educational programs and materials, and demonstrating and promoting fair dealing and good fellowship among members of the real estate bar.
- Worcester County Bar Association, Worcester
The Worcester County Bar Association is a county voluntary professional association for all members of the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in good standing and either residing in or having an office in the County of Worcester.