Collegial Events & Networking Opportunities

MBA events give members opportunities to get together to socialize, network and have fun.

Annual Events

WinterSmash
Held in February each year, this event raises money for Multnomah CourtCareTM while gathering for a fun afternoon of bowling, raffle prizes and much more!

MBA Annual Dinner
Held in May, over 400 usually attend the Annual Meeting and Dinner and Judges Reception to recognize the service of MBA members. The prestigious MBA Professionalism Award, Diversity Award, awards of merit and pro bono awards are presented.
 
Battle of the Lawyer Bands
In August, Battle of the Lawyer Bands brings together bands comprised of at least one Oregon lawyer to compete for the title of "Best Oregon Lawyer Band" while raising money for Multnomah CourtCareTM.
 
Golf Championship to Benefit the CEJ
Enjoy the last few days of Oregon summer in October at the Golf Championship to benefit The Lawyers' Campaign for Equal Justice. Players can compete in firm and open teams or individually.
 
Absolutely Social -  October 15, 2019
The fall event that you don't want to miss! MBA's Absolutely Social features 200 attendees who come together for a night of networking and good food and collect canned food for the Oregon Food Bank.
 
Bench Bar & Bagels - November 13, 2019
In November, we bring together the wider legal community to enjoy early morning conversation, casual breakfast and coffee.
 

For other events throughout the year or to see what our Young Lawyers Section has planned, check out our calendar.