Collegial Events & Networking Opportunities

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

Annual Events

WinterSmash -  February 4, 2023
On February 4, 250 people gathered for a fun afternoon of bowling at KingPins and raised money for the Multnomah Bar Foundation (CourtCare, CourtSupport and CourtConnect). See photos from the event.

MBA Annual Dinner May 24, 2023
On May 24, 350 people attended the Annual Meeting and Dinner and Judges Reception to recognize the service of MBA members. The MBA Professionalism, Diversity, Merit and pro bono awards were presented. Watch the recording of the May 24, 2023 Annual Meeting. See photos from 2023
Battle of the Lawyer Bands - August 3, 2023
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 the Multnomah Bar Foundation (CourtCare, CourtSupport and CourtConnect). Sponsor Battle of the Lawyer Bands.
Golf Championship to Benefit the CEJ - September 21, 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 24, 2023
MBA's Absolutely Social features 200 attendees for an eventing of networking and good food and to collect canned food for the Oregon Food Bank. See photos from the 2022 event.

Bench Bar & Bagels
In November, members of the legal community enjoy early morning conversation, casual breakfast and coffee at Tonkon Torp. See photos from the 2022 event

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