On a gently snowing January evening, the doors to the Museum of Fine Arts were open to receive the attendees of the Boston Bar Foundation's 2014 John and Abigail Adam Benefit.
A grand entrance led Adams Benefit guests up to a reception in the museum's main rotunda.
BBA President Paul Dacier, Angela Menino, event honoree and former mayor Thomas M. Menino, Kim Dacier, BBF President Jack Clymer, and Diana Clymer.
Jane Willis (Ropes & Gray) with Richard Davey (Secretary and CEO, Massachusetts Department of Transportation).
Justice Ralph Gants (Supreme Judicial Court), Judge Nancy Gertner (ret.; Harvard Law School), and John Reinstein.
BBF President-elect Lisa Goodheart with Mark Goodheart.
Mayor Marty Walsh, Kim Dacier, and BBA President Paul Dacier.
There could be no better backdrop for a social evening than the beautiful art at the MFA.
Diana Clymer and BBF President Jack Clymer.
BBA Secretary Michael Ricciuti (K&L Gates), Maureen Ricciuti (Suffolk Law), and Michael DeMarco (K&L Gates).
Jessica Yau (Laredo & Smith) with Richard Conklin (Ropes & Gray).
Nikki Marie Olivera (Bass, Doherty & Finks), Michelle Kalas (Riemer & Braunstein), and Suma Nair (Goulston & Storrs).
Tom Green (Holland & Knight), Amanda Carozza (Mintz Levin), Jehanne Bjornebye (CVS Corp.), BBA Council member Susan Finegan (Mintz Levin), and Michael Day (Torres, Scammon & Day),
Larry DiCara (Nixon Peabody), Ellen Rosenblatt, Lisa Cukier (Burns & Levinson), and David Rosenblatt (Burns & Levinson).
Anthony Froio (Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi) and Stephanie Froio.
Dinner was served in the museum's modern courtyard.
BBF President Jack Clymer, with Larry DiCara (Nixon Peabody), meets event honoree and former Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
BBA Council member Maura Healey with Thomas Menino.
Mayor Marty Walsh and former mayor Thomas Menino.
Mayor Marty Walsh congratulated Thomas Menino on receiving the BBF's 2014 Public Service Award, and for his years of dedicated service to the city of Boston.
Adams Benefit Steering Committee Co-Chairs Tom Gallitano (Conn Kavanaugh) and Sarah Columbia (McDermott Will & Emery) opened the program with a ceremonial toast.
The crowd listened on as former mayor Thomas Menino graciously thanked the BBF for the 2014 Service Award and for the work that it does to support legal services in Boston.
Adams Benefit Steering Committee Co-Chairs Tom Gallitano (Conn Kavanaugh) and Sarah Columbia (McDermott Will & Emery) share a laugh with event honoreeThomas Menino and BBF President Jack Clymer.
Christopher Desmond, Christina Serrano, Jennifer Lynn, and Christopher Strang of Desmond, Strang & Scott.
Phil O'Neil (Edwards Wildman), BBA Vice President Lisa Arrowood (Arrowood Peters), BBA Past President Don Frederico (Pierce Atwood), Catherine Frederico, Cynthia Worthen (Pierce Atwood), and Jay Worthen.
MBLA President Abim Thomas (Goodwin Thomas) with Hamilton Jones.
Chihuly's famous sculpture lit up the courtyard as guests enjoyed gourmet refreshments.