Make your first decision as a new Massachusetts attorney a great one. More than 12,000 attorneys from all backgrounds and areas of practice already belong to the Boston Bar Association to take advantage of the hundreds of free educational programs, networking events and community service opportunities. Join us for your mandatory Practicing with Professionalism course and see why.  

Can’t attend one of these courses? Get involved with our New Lawyers Forum, or find a program that interests you and start building your network today. 



Get connected to the hub of Boston Law 

With roots that can be traced back to John Adams, the Boston Bar Association is over 13,000 members strong. The BBA is a leading and innovative voice in areas ranging from public policy and public service, to diversity and continuing legal education. The BBA’s New Lawyers Forum, which is one of the most vibrant, fastest-growing groups in Boston’s legal community, offers skill building workshops, hosts social events, does community service and engages in public policy.

Meet those in the know

Our program faculty includes respected members of the judiciary, attorneys from firms of all sizes, government offices, and legal services organizations. The BBA’s program is co-sponsored by a diverse group of Bar Associations. 


December is the only course not sold out. Sign up now!

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - SOLD OUT

Friday, October 11, 2019 - SOLD OUT

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 16 Beacon Street, Boston

If you would like to be added to the wait list, please email your name, bar admit date, mailing address, and program date of interest to Carolyn Barrett at cbarrett@bostonbar.org