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 cle@bostonbar.org 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 Jacqueline Querubin at
jquerubin@bostonbar.org or 617-778-1952.

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 - Akamai, Aereo and Alice, and the Resulting IP Law Advancements and Ambiguities

11/4/2014 4:00 PM - 11/4/2014 6:00 PM

Explore the recent Supreme Court decisions in Limelight Networks v. Akamai Tech., ABC v. Aereo, and Alice Corp. v. CLS Int’l Bank, the resulting changes in the law, reactions from the Federal Circuit and potential ramifications for their future decisions.

CLE - Trying Environmental and Land Use Cases: Draw Me the Line; See What I Mean; Hear What I Say

11/13/2014 4:00 PM - 11/13/2014 7:00 PM

Know the most effective tactics when trying an environmental and land use case. After this program, attendees will know how to find and present the best maps and "map readers" for proof in your case; how to best present non-narrative evidence; and how to succeed in presenting expert testimony.

CLE - Real Estate Attorneys, Are You Ready For CFPB Compliance?

11/18/2014 3:00 PM - 11/18/2014 6:00 PM

Learn how to compliant with the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB). This seminar will give attorneys invaluable information regarding the new Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, new Closing Statement, Loan Estimate and ALTA Best Practices for Escrow Account Control, Privacy & Information Security Policy and RESPA Compliance.

CLE - Deportation 101 for Criminal Defense Attorneys

12/11/2014 4:00 PM - 12/11/2014 7:00 PM

Be in the know about the deportation and immigration consequences of criminal convictions. These issues matter whether you represent undocumented immigrants or white collar professionals who are here on work visas or as permanent residents. Educate yourself so you can answer basic questions correctly, spot the issues and know when to consult immigration experts so you can properly advise your clients.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - December 12, 2014 - REGISTRATION CLOSED

12/12/2014 8:30 AM - 12/12/2014 5:30 PM

This program has reached capacity and registration is now closed. Please call us for future program availability at 617.742.0615

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - February 6, 2015

2/6/2015 8:30 AM - 2/6/2015 5:30 PM

CLE - Litigation Practice & Strategy: Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls that Every New Civil Litigator Should Know

2/18/2015 3:00 PM - 2/18/2015 5:30 PM

This program will provide a unique opportunity for new litigators to learn valuable lessons in litigation practice and strategy.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - April 24, 2015

4/24/2015 8:30 AM - 4/24/2015 5:30 PM

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - June 19, 2015

6/19/2015 8:30 AM - 6/19/2015 5:30 PM

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - February 6, 2015

8/20/2015 8:30 AM - 8/20/2015 5:30 PM

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - October 9, 2015

10/9/2015 8:30 AM - 10/9/2015 5:30 PM

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