The BBA’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs offer in-depth training in a number of practice areas. Each seminar covers significant trends and topics while providing practical knowledge and core skills to help you develop your practice.

Many of our CLE programs are available via live broadcasting through West Legal Ed* or on demand through the BBA’s Learn Online library. To find out if a future program will be available through Learn Online, contact Rachel Andreas at randreas@bostonbar.org or (617) 778-1904.

* Note: BBA members are eligible for a $100 discount on all BBA content through West Legal Ed. Please contact randreas@bostonbar.org to learn how to get this discount.

Accreditation

The BBA is an accredited CLE provider in Rhode Island. Credit is also available in New York, through the NY Approved Jurisdiction Policy; and through reciprocity agreements in Maine, Vermont and California. Please refer to the rules in each jurisdiction for further instructions on submitting programs for CLE credit. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conclusion of the program. If you are in need of more information about CLE at the BBA, please contact Rachel Andreas at randreas@bostonbar.org or 617-778-1904.

Materials

All of our program materials are offered in electronic format and are to registrants via email in advance of the program. Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms, where you can easily access materials on your portable devices and laptops.

Refunds & Cancelations

If you’re unable to attend a CLE program for which you’ve registered, please contact the BBA by 5pm the day before the program in order to receive a full refund. Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute attendee by providing the full name and work address of the substitute attendee in advance of the program. Please contact Ashley Young at 617-778-1934 or ayoung@bostonbar.org, regarding all CLE cancellation matters.

Upcoming CLE Programs

CLE - Small Businesses, Big Headaches: Ethical and Practical Challenges in Representing Closely Held Businesses

2/28/2018 4:00 PM - 2/28/2018 6:00 PM

A distinguished panel of litigators and transactional lawyers will address the special ethical and practical challenges facing attorneys whose practices involve closely held businesses.

CLE - The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Law, Divorce and Estate Planning

3/5/2018 3:00 PM - 3/5/2018 5:00 PM

The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been enacted and it is time to understand the potential impact on your clients.

Higher Education Legal Conference

3/15/2018 8:30 AM - 3/15/2018 5:30 PM

CLE - Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Finance

3/26/2018 3:00 PM - 3/26/2018 6:00 PM

After this seminar, attendees will know the basic elements of obtaining funding in connection with affordable housing and some of the challenges presented as a project proceeds toward closing.

4th Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Conference

3/29/2018 2:30 PM - 3/29/2018 6:00 PM

More Effective Writing, for More Effective Lawyers

3/30/2018 9:00 AM - 3/30/2018 4:00 PM

Join writing coach and former attorney Rick Horowitz for a lively and practical writing workshop!

CLE - Healthcare General Counsel’s Forum

4/9/2018 4:00 PM - 4/9/2018 7:00 PM

Join an evening of wine, cheese and conversation with general counsels from some of the region’s largest and most innovative healthcare entities.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - April 20, 2018 - REGISTRATION CLOSED

4/20/2018 8:30 AM - 4/20/2018 5:30 PM

This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule in accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16. Newly admitted attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.

2018 Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference

4/24/2018 12:00 PM - 4/24/2018 5:00 PM

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - April 27, 2018 @Western New England

4/27/2018 8:30 AM - 4/27/2018 5:30 PM

This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule in accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16. Newly admitted attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.

45th Annual Workshop for Public Sector Labor Relations Specialists

5/5/2018 9:00 AM - 5/5/2018 12:30 PM

Join the BBA at Harvard Law School for this intensive workshop for Public Sector Labor Relations professionals. This annual program will familiarize labor relations practitioners with current trends in collective bargaining and other issues affecting public employees.

Advanced Crim-Imm: Crimes and Relief from Removal

5/14/2018 2:00 PM - 5/14/2018 4:00 PM

Join the Immigration Section to hear from expert panelists about the criminal bars

2018 Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference

5/21/2018 9:30 AM - 5/21/2018 4:30 PM

28th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar

5/24/2018 3:00 PM - 5/24/2018 6:00 PM

The Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference is an annual opportunity for bankruptcy professionals and the Federal Bankruptcy Court Judges to meet and share insights, observations and analysis on key issues for 2018 and beyond.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - June 1, 2018 - SOLD OUT

6/1/2018 8:30 AM - 6/1/2018 5:30 PM

This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule in accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16. Newly admitted attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - August 16, 2018

8/16/2018 8:30 AM - 8/16/2018 5:30 PM

This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule in accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16. Newly admitted attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - October 19, 2018

10/19/2018 8:30 AM - 10/19/2018 5:30 PM

This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule in accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16. Newly admitted attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - December 7, 2018

12/7/2018 8:30 AM - 12/7/2018 5:30 PM

This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule in accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16. Newly admitted attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.
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