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

BBA Life Sciences Conference

9/20/2018 8:00 AM - 9/20/2018 4:00 PM

With emerging technologies and rapidly expanding business sectors come new legal issues. This fall, the Boston Bar will host the annual Life Sciences Conference, featuring speakers and discussion exploring the interplay between the life sciences sector and the law. Home to biotech startups, leading research institutions, multinational pharmaceutical companies, and venture capital firms, Boston is at the forefront of the life science industry and the Boston Bar is the industry’s hub for legal expertise. Don’t miss the premier networking conference for life sciences practitioners.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - October 19, 2018 - SOLD OUT

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.

Employment Law Conference

10/25/2018 9:00 AM - 10/25/2018 5:00 PM

With thousands of employment law firms and professionals in Boston, this conference will provide practitioners with an opportunity to network and learn from industry experts on critical developments to help better advise clients in this ever-changing landscape.

Cannabis Law Conference

11/1/2018 9:00 AM - 11/1/2018 5:00 PM

This conference will bring together experts in all aspects of the cannabis industry to provide guidance for practitioners on new developments and best practices when dealing with various issues such as raising capital, land use and zoning, healthcare and research, licensing for cultivation, processing and dispensing legal marijuana, and more.

2018 Brand Yourself Workshop

11/15/2018 12:00 AM

This annual workshop provides senior associates and new partners with actionable techniques for building a personal brand and strengthening client relationships in the competitive legal market.

High Tech Emerging Tech Conference

11/29/2018 3:00 PM - 11/29/2018 6:00 PM

Emerging technology propels the economy, presenting exciting opportunities and unique legal challenges for entrepreneurs and high tech companies. This conference will bring together practitioners who advise these clients through all stages of their development and in-house counsel in the emerging technology industry to learn, network, and share ideas.

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.

White-Collar Crime Conference

1/16/2019 8:00 AM - 1/16/2019 6:00 PM

This full-day Conference brings together the best and brightest from private practice, in-house legal departments, government, and the judiciary for a full-day event that no member of Boston’s white-collar crime bar can afford to miss.
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