BBA 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.

Our live and on-demand programming is available in a range of formats. Check out live webcasts through West LegalEdcenter as well as CLE Course Material packages to suit your interests, schedule, and learning style.

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive notices of upcoming CLE programs, please send an email to or call (617) 778-2020.

CLE Credit
The BBA is an accredited CLE provider in Rhode Island. Rhode Island is an approved jurisdiction allowing for CLE credits in several states, including New York, California, and New Jersey. Forms certifying your attendance will be provided upon request. If you need CLE credit in another state for your attendance at a BBA CLE program, we can provide you with a uniform certificate of attendance for filing in that jurisdiction. For any further questions about your CLE requirements outside of Massachusetts, please contact your state's CLE administrator.  If you are in need of more information about CLE at the BBA, please contact Margaret DeMoura at or 617-778-1946.

Reminder: Starting July 1, 2014 attorneys admitted in New Hampshire must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit, and self-report their attendance. For more information visit the NH Supreme Court Rule 53 page.

NEW! The BBA has gone digital! We are reducing our printing of hard copy materials for accredited programs. All of our materials are now offered in electronic format and is sent in advance to registrants via email.  Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms so you can easily have your materials on your portable devices and laptops! Hard copies are available to order at the program; You would receive your paper materials 2-3 weeks after the program occurs.    

Upcoming CLE Programs

CLE - Life-Cycle of a Securities Sales Practice Dispute

10/15/2015 3:00 PM - 10/15/2015 6:00 PM

The CLE will examine customer complaints and securities arbitrations from various perspectives. After the program, join the panel and members of the Financial Services Section at the Beginning-Of-The-Year Reception.

CLE - Second Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Conference

10/20/2015 8:30 AM - 10/20/2015 12:30 PM

Join us as we bring experts in M&A and Delaware Corporations Law to you at the BBA for our second annual Mergers & Acquisitions Conference!

CLE - Defensive Asylum Claims from A to Z

10/20/2015 3:00 PM - 10/20/2015 6:00 PM

Hear directly from the experts on how to achieve the best results for defensive asylum claims. Our panelists will cover the basics of defensive asylum claims, gang related cases, and advice on how to best represent your client.

CLE - Positioning Complex Business Litigation for Resolution

10/22/2015 4:00 PM - 10/22/2015 5:30 PM

Gain inside perspectives from three former BLS judges about how to successfully resolve a complex business case before going to trial.

CLE - Labor Law for Employment Lawyers

10/27/2015 3:00 PM - 10/27/2015 6:00 PM

Geared toward the employment lawyer, this program will provide a comprehensive overview of labor law practice.

CLE - Students At-Risk: Providing Care, Avoiding Discrimination

10/28/2015 4:00 PM - 10/28/2015 6:00 PM

There has been an increasing need for colleges and universities to assess campus threats caused by students who pose a threat to themselves and others—many of whom potentially have disabilities. When this happens, educational institutions have to provide a safe campus without violating the needs and rights of the students.

CLE - Conflicts - They're Not Just for Litigators!

10/30/2015 9:00 AM - 10/30/2015 12:00 PM

This program is being designed to facilitate a meaningful discussion about the many conflicts that arise (or may arise) in the context of estate planning and fiduciary litigation.

CLE - Mentally Ill But Deportable? Representing Clients with Mental Health Issues

11/12/2015 2:00 PM - 11/12/2015 4:00 PM

Learn from experienced immigration practitioners and mental health experts about how to represent clients with mental health disabilities.
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