The Future of Legal Technology Webinar

12/06/2017 - 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Learn about the fundamentals of cloud computing for lawyers and the ethical considerations you should make when evaluating software for your firm....
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Pizza and Pro Bono: Mass Legal Answers Online Blitz

12/05/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join us for a pro bono pizza party while we work with volunteer attorneys from Mass Legal Answers Online and the Volunteer Lawyers Project to answer legal questions for low income Massachusetts residents through Mass Legal Answers Online. You can make an immediate difference to someone struggling to resolve their legal problem. Both law students and lawyers are invited to participate....
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CANCELLED: Highlighting Recent Tax Law Changes and Remedies in Delivering Legal Services

10/23/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This presentation will provide practitioners with an overview of the new federal law, Protection Against Tax Hikes (PATH), as it affects low income clients, and will demystify the Innocent Spouse defense in tax collection....
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Annual Meeting 2017

10/05/2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Featuring PIPER KERMAN, Author of Orange is the New Black...
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Immigration "Know Your Rights" - Training for Volunteer Attorneys

09/27/2017 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM
This program will train attorneys interested in doing community outreach to immigrant communities.The session will begin with an overview of the immigration executive orders, an update on DACA, and provide information on resources available to assist immigrants. The speakers will also discuss the history and importance of community “Know Your Rights” (KYR) workshops and the logistics of signing up to present in the community....
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Pizza and Pro Bono: Mass Legal Answers Online Blitz

07/19/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join us for a pro bono pizza party while we work with volunteer attorneys from Mass Legal Answers Online and the Volunteer Lawyers Project to answer legal questions for low income Massachusetts residents through Mass Legal Answers Online. You can make an immediate difference to someone struggling to resolve their legal problem. Both law students and lawyers are invited to participate....
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Pro Bono Training: AGO Wage Theft Clinic

07/18/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Panelists will cover the basics of Massachusetts wage and hour laws, and introduce participants to the AGO’s newly launched Wage Theft Clinic. After this seminar, attendees will have a better understanding of wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, timely payment of wage, and related laws. After the training, participants will be eligible to provide free consultations at the monthly Clinic, and may be retained by workers for legal representation post-Clinic....
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Delivery of Legal Services Section Spring Social

06/26/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join old friends and meet new ones as the Delivery of Legal Services Section celebrates the end of a great year of programming. There will be tasty hors d'oeuvres and refreshments and fun networking for all! ...
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Pro Bono Training - Caregiver Preparedness Planning: Family & Immigration Considerations

06/26/2017 - 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
In a time of increased immigration enforcement, many immigrant families are looking for resources and other tools to proactively prepare in the event they are separated from their children. Many of the tools available are also applicable for families who have no interaction with the US immigration system. This program will introduce some of the key tools from a legal perspective available to families, highlighting recent updates and key considerations depending on family make-ups....
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SLAPP Happy: Tools and Tips for Navigating The Massachusetts Anti-SLAPP Maze

06/06/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30pm
Get access to tips and tools for effectively, creatively and efficiently litigating anti-SLAPP motions in light of ever-changing, sometimes inconsistent and NEWLY updated interpretations of the Massachusetts anti-SLAPP statute....
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Immigration "Know Your Rights" - Training for Volunteer Attorneys

04/24/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
This training will prepare attorneys to lead community Know Your Rights workshops, which are designed to explain immigrants' rights and available resources to the community. The program will also provide an overview of recent immigration Executive Orders and immigrants' current constitutional rights when confronted by law enforcement....
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Pro Bono Training: Immigration Detention 101

03/27/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This training will discuss how to file and successfully argue a bond motion in immigration court. Attorneys and law students from all backgrounds and skill levels may attend....
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CLE - Handling a 209A Case

03/02/2017 - 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Domestic violence and allegations of domestic violence add another layer of complexity to divorce litigation. This seminar will address assisting your client in the filing of a 209A Complaint and seeking a restraining order, assisting your client when served with a 209A complaint and restraining order, how to prepare for and prosecute or defendant a 209A Complaint and what to do when a complaint is filed in the District Court during the pendency of a divorce action or vice versa. We will also discuss how to address the issue of custody and parenting time when there is a 209A order and jurisdictional issues related to 209A orders....
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Pro Bono Training: Civil Appeals Clinic

03/02/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
The Civil Appeals Pro Bono Clinic is a state-wide pro bono program located at the Massachusetts Appeals Court that provides legal assistance to low income self-represented litigants with appeals....
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Pro Bono Training: Representing Debtors in Small Claims Court

02/28/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
The panelists will discuss the launch of the Lawyer for the Day Fair Debt Collection Clinic in Small Claims Court at the Boston Municipal Court Central Division and how attorneys can volunteer at the clinic....
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Expanding Access to Justice by Engaging Senior Fellows

02/27/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
The Access to Justice Fellows Program, a project of the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission and the Lawyers Clearinghouse, enables senior lawyers and retired judges to partner with nonprofit organizations, courts, and other public interest entities to increase equal justice for all....
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No Buyers, No Business. Combatting Human Trafficking by Targeting the Demand

01/23/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Attend this program to learn the role of demand reduction in combatting commercial exploitation and efforts in Boston to combat demand....
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Shifting Gears: Fee Shifting in Consumer Debt Cases

01/19/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:00 PM
What if lawyers who provide personal legal services could represent clients without charging them for their legal services? Join us as we examine how the Massachusetts fee-shifting statutes work and explore how attorneys can work them into their practice in consumer disputes....
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