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 - Recent Trends in Alimony and Child Support

4/28/2015 4:00 PM - 4/28/2015 7:00 PM

Join us for an in-depth analysis on the three recent Supreme Judicial Court cases: Rodman v. Rodman, Chin v. Merriot and Doktor v. Doktor. Understand the impact of these decisions on the application of the Alimony Reform Act of 2011, as well as how the latest rulings will impact your practice.

CLE - Recent Developments in Delaware Law

4/30/2015 4:00 PM - 4/30/2015 6:00 PM

Learn about the recent developments in Delaware law. Our panel, including leading Delaware counsel, will cover the hot topic decisions from the Delaware courts that are influencing corporate law and how these decisions will effect you and your practice.

CLE - Hot Topics in Zoning Law - An Update on Exempt and Grandfathered Uses and Structures

5/6/2015 3:00 PM - 5/6/2015 6:00 PM

This program will provide an update on exempt and grandfathered uses and structures. The panelists will focus on current trends with The Zoning Act, Chapter 40A, Sections 3 and 6.

CLE - Mediate Your Next Transaction

5/7/2015 9:00 AM - 5/7/2015 12:00 PM

Learn the basic mediation skills and techniques that every transactional attorney should know. After this seminar, attendees will know how to use basic mediation techniques to help clients, opponents, and opposing counsel resolve disputes that might otherwise derail a deal.

CLE - Health Care Fraud 2015: New Approaches and New Developments

5/7/2015 4:00 PM - 5/7/2015 7:00 PM

Attend this program for a unique opportunity to hear from federal and state prosecutors and regulators on new approaches and developments in the area of healthcare fraud enforcement. In addition to general updates, areas of focus will include physician and hospital groups and anti-kickback implications of their payment arrangements, developments in the New England Compounding case, new trends in Corporate Integrity Agreements, and the government’s targeting of “medically unnecessary” services as fraud.

CLE - 42nd Annual Workshop for Public Sector Labor Relations Specialists

5/9/2015 9:00 AM - 5/9/2015 12:30 PM

This annual program is designed to familiarize labor relations practitioners with current trends in collective bargaining and other issues affecting public employees.

CLE - Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Law

5/12/2015 4:00 PM - 5/12/2015 7:00 PM

This annual criminal law program is designed to give the practitioner an overview of the major developments in state and federal criminal law and the impact of these cases as well as other administrative, legislative and procedural changes/issues that have impacted the practice of criminal law in these forums. You will learn approaches to the law and criminal practice that prosecutors and defenders, alike, can take full advantage of to maximize the benefits and minimize the drawbacks of the practice in this interesting and important area of the law.

CLE - Practicing before the Board of Registration in Medicine and the Division of Health Professions Licensure

5/13/2015 4:00 PM - 5/13/2015 7:00 PM

This seminar will provide valuable insight into the composition of and duties and responsibilities assigned to the BoRM and DHPL. Gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the complexities inherent in the system.

CLE - 25th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference

5/14/2015 3:00 PM - 5/14/2015 6:00 PM

Meet and share insights with the Federal Bankruptcy Court Judges and other bankruptcy professionals. Join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the cocktail reception following the panel presentations.

CLE - Public Private Partnerships: P3 in Market Survey and Best Practices for Counsel and Stakeholders

5/20/2015 2:00 PM - 5/20/2015 5:00 PM

The panelists will give a “101” on P3 investment opportunities, risks, deal structures, program management, and insurance products for handling risk. Panelists will present these concepts from the perspective of the public utility, Concessionaire / SPV, lenders, investors, and contractors.

CLE - The FCPA Public Corruption and Government Prosecutions - An Update

6/4/2015 4:00 PM - 6/4/2015 6:30 PM

Get a comprehensive overview and update of the FCPA, public corruption and government fraud prosecutions.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - October 9, 2015

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

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - December 11, 2015

12/11/2015 8:30 AM - 12/11/2015 5:30 PM

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