BOSTON, MA – September 10, 2015 – The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts has kicked off its fourth Women’s Leadership Initiative, a program that brings together senior women attorneys and up and coming stars of the legal profession for mentoring and leadership development. The program is chaired by longtime WBA leaders Marie Chafe of Cornell & Gollub, Sherley Rodriguez of Suffolk University Law School, and Kimberly Winter of White, Freeman & Winter, LLP.
BOSTON, MA – March 27, 2015 – The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) announces the results of the election for its Officers and Board of Directors held at its annual meeting on March 25, 2015. The WBA also unveiled its newly formed Emeritus Board at the Newly Admitted Lawyers Reception that same evening. The organization welcomes the following new and returning officers and directors and new Emeritus directors.
BOSTON, MA – August 8, 2014 - The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) commends the Governor and legislature for strengthening the state’s domestic violence laws. The legislation, S 2334 - An Act relative to domestic violence, signed into law today as Chapter 260 of the Acts of 2014 establishes new criminal offenses related to domestic violence, creates new legal protections for victims and imposes training requirements for judges and court personnel.
The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) commends both the Senate and the House for their commitment to reducing domestic violence (DV) and has reviewed both bills. The WBA has advocated for many of the provisions included in these bills and asks you to consider our specific requests below.