Members of PILP may participate in a variety of programs.  Past classes have participated in:  

Regular bi-monthly meetings at the BBA

  • These meetings may include meeting one-on-one with leaders in government, legal services and the Boston community. 
  • This may also include attending one meeting of the Council of the BBA.

Networking receptions 

  • This may include meetings with judges and leaders of the BBA. 
  • Attending large BBA events, including the Annual Meeting and Law Day Dinner

Community service events 

  • This may include service events arranged by the class and/or participation in education programs for students in the Boston Public Schools.
  • PILP classes have also created teaching materials and served as volunteers for Law Day in the Schools Program, and other events promoting public service in the community.

Planning membership-wide brown-bags, trainings and Programs

  • This may include arranging for speakers for the Board Service Program and All Politics is Local. 

Legacy Projects

  • Past classes have created lasting projects, also known as Legacy Projects.  These projects and events have included Law Day in the Schools Program, an educational program for Boston Public School students and Board Service Training.

Addressing Issues Affecting the Legal Community

  • PILP leaders have contributed to important law review articles and publications
  • Leaders have worked on ground-breaking initiatives like the Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston
To Apply
  • Applications are due on or before February 14th for the program year beginning in May
  • The application is available here.

For more information, please email Sonia Shah, Public Service Manager at sshah@bostonbar.org.