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MBA to Honor Liben ’76 with Lifetime Achievement Award MBA to Honor Liben ’76 with Lifetime Achievement Award

3.28.19 —The Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) will honor Judith Liben ’76 with a lifetime achievement award at its annual dinner on Thursday, May 9. Liben, a senior staff attorney at the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), advocates with clients and allies on a broad range of housing issues such as tenants’ rights after foreclosure; preservation of public housing; stronger fair housing policies in state programs; fairer admissions practices; enhanced portability in the Section 8 program; and language access in in the Emergency Assistance and housing programs.

Other MBA Access to Justice honorees:

  • Rising Star: Gina Plata-Nino ’12, Staff Attorney, Central West Justice Center (Worcester)
  • Legal Services Attorney: Luz Arevalo ’93, Senior Attorney, Greater Boston Legal Services (Boston)
  • Defender: Tinia Snow ’09, Staff Attorney, Committee for Public Counsel Services (Roxbury)
  • Prosecutor: Adrian Bispham ’10, Supervising Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office (Boston)

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