Celebrating 42 Years of Excellence






Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Board of Directors!

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Board of Directors on their installation as Directors of the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys!
We wish the board much success in their endeavors.

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We are committed to the
advancement of justice and equality for people of color with a particular emphasis on black women and/or women of African descent.

Welcome to Our Website


The Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys (MBWA) is a professional bar association committed to the advancement of justice and equality for people of color with a particular emphasis on black women and/or women of African descent. The MBWA seeks to eradicate sexism and racism in the legal profession, advance equal employment opportunities and provide its members a network to build, develop, and support their careers. The organization offers its members a forum to share knowledge and experiences as well as focus on issues of importance to the membership and the community. The MBWA promotes pro bono activities, community activism, and the successful balance of family and career obligations.

Featured Events & Highlights.


MBWA Annual Holiday Party

Enjoy an evening of wine tasting with the MBWA as we mix and mingle to celebrate this joyous holiday season!

We encourage you to bring gift cards or donate in-person during the Holiday Party. All proceeds will go directly to Brookview House and DOVE Inc. to support women in need.

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Holiday Gift Card Drive
The MBWA is pleased to hold its Annual Holiday Gift Card Drive to support women in need. This year, all proceeds will go directly to Brookview House, a non-profit organization dedicated to justice, equity, and systemic change for low-income mothers and their children in Boston, and DOVE Inc., a non-profit organization committed to partnering with diverse communities, families, and individuals impacted by domestic violence or partner violence.

Please send all gift cards and/or monetary donations to our office c/o Boston Bar Association, at 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108. Suggested gifts cards and amounts include $25 Uber gift cards, $25-$50 Stop and Shop gift cards or $25 Target or Walmart gifts cards. You may also bring gift cards or donate in person during our Annual Holiday Party on Friday, December 2, 2022.








This Is Our Time:
How Black Women Entrepreneurs Are Redefining Business

Join MBWA as our panel of attorney entrepreneurs share their experience navigating their path from legal practitioners to business professionals.

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