Collegial Events & Networking Opportunities

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

Annual Events

WinterSmash - we will be back in 2023!
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 - May 10, 2022
About 350 attended the Annual Meeting and Dinner and Judges Reception to recognize the service of MBA members. The MBA Professionalism Award, Diversity Award, awards of merit and pro bono awards were presented. Watch the recording of the May 10, 2022 Annual Meeting. See photos from the evening
Battle of the Lawyer Bands - we will be back in 2023!
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 - we will be back in 2023!
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 12, 2022
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 BankSponsorship information is available here.
Bench Bar & Bagels
In November, we bring together the wider legal community to enjoy early morning conversation, casual breakfast and coffee. This event was held virtually in 2020 and 2021. We hope to be back in person in 2022. 

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