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.

Note: The BBA is an accredited provider in California, Maine, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. If you need credit in another state for attendance for one of our accredited programs, we can provide you with a certificate of attendance to fill out for your jurisdiction. Forms certifying your attendance will be provided on the day of the program. CLE is not mandatory in Massachusetts.  

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 - The Intersection of Estate Planning and Family Law

10/7/2014 2:00 PM - 10/7/2014 5:00 PM

Learn the best practices and effective solutions when dealing with discretionary trusts, pre and postnuptial agreements, and divorce.

CLE - Expect the Unexpected: Succession Planning for the Small Firm and Solo Practitioner

10/15/2014 4:00 PM - 10/15/2014 7:00 PM

Practitioners and representatives from the Office of Bar Counsel and the Law Office Management Assistance Program will provide succession planning tips for you and your practice.

CLE - The Supremes: Review of 2014 Employment Cases

10/16/2014 3:00 PM - 10/16/2014 6:00 PM

Be up-to-date on the U.S. Supreme Court and the SJC employment decisions from the 2013-14 term. Learn how these decisions will impact the advice you provide your clients.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - October 17, 2014 - REGISTRATION CLOSED

10/17/2014 8:30 AM - 10/17/2014 5:30 PM

This program has reached capacity and registration is now closed. Please choose another Boston session - December 12, 2014. Or register for our Springfield session on April 25, 2014.

CLE - Criminal Law & Employment Issues: Are You In The Know?

10/22/2014 4:00 PM - 10/22/2014 7:00 PM

Crimes invading the workplace may present the biggest risks for your clients. Are you prepared for handling crimes against the person, financial crimes, subpoenas, and dealing with accusations of criminal off site conduct?

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 - 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.

CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - February 6, 2015

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

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

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