Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Licensing Agreements

11/13/2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Join us for a comprehensive seminar on licensing intellectual property....
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Happy Holidays Happy Hour with New Lawyers

11/13/2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
‘Tis the season! Join the BBA’s New Lawyers Section the week before Thanksgiving to celebrate fall and kick off the holiday season at Scholars American Bistro & Cocktail Lounge, on November 13 at 5:30pm. Please join us for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and good conversation as we get into the holiday spirit! ...
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Justice Kavanaugh: A Round Table Discussion for New Lawyers

11/19/2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Join the New Lawyers Forum for a round table discussion about the implications of Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court. ...
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CLE: Environmental Standing, Part 1

12/04/2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Part 1 of this series will explore both federal and state law surrounding standing with a particular emphasis on environmental cases....
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Labor Law Basics

01/18/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
The Labor Law Basics seminar will provide lawyers with an introduction to the basic legal skills and fundamental knowledge needed to lay a foundation in the area or grow in their understanding of labor law practice....
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Walk to Hill Breakfast

01/24/2019 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid is one of the largest lobbying events held at the Massachusetts State House. This annual event is critical to obtaining funding for civil legal services. Are you new to Walk to the Hill and worried you won’t know what to say? Or are you an old pro looking to polish your talking points? Join us for a networking breakfast, a primer on Civil Legal Aid, and tips for talking with your legislators and their staff. Our Director of Government Relations will review the budget request for this year and the key talking points. Can’t join us for breakfast? The BBA contingent will leave 16 Beacon at 10:45 am to head to the Statehouse. ...
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Walk to the Hill

01/24/2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
You're Invited to Join Us as We Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid! Each year, hundreds of private attorneys and civil legal aid advocates converge on the Massachusetts State House to demonstrate their support for state funding of civil legal aid. Walk to the Hill, one of the largest lobby days at the State House, brings legal aid and the private bar together for the cause of equal access to justice for all. Interested BBA members should meet at 16 Beacon at 10:45 a.m. before we walk over to the Statehouse. New to Walk to the Hill and worried you won’t know what to say? Join us at 9:30 a.m. for breakfast and a primer on Civil Legal Aid and tips for talking with your legislators and their staff. RSVP for the breakfast here! ...
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Residential Purchase and Sale Agreements

02/01/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
This session will introduce participants to a sample residential purchase and sale agreement, with a particular focus on the issues you should discuss with your client....
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Speed Networking with Environmental Lawyers

02/05/2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This event gives law students and new lawyers a unique opportunity to meet with several Boston-area environmental law attorneys in just one evening. Those who attend this event will have the chance to meet all of our guest attorneys in small groups to learn about the career paths and legal opportunities available in Boston's environmental law landscape....
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Civil Litigation Series: Drafting Complaints and Answers

02/08/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
This program is designed to provide insight into the basics of drafting effective pleadings. The program will not only include a discussion of practical tips in drafting, but will explore the important strategic decisions that must be made, as well as common pitfalls....
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Civil Litigation Series: Discovery

03/01/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
The outcome of discovery motions can shape the scope and trajectory of a litigation, and have a significant impact on client relations and the court’s perception of your case....
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Effective Representation at the MCAD

03/29/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Labor and Employment's Friday Fundamental on the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination will tell you everything you need to know about representing clients in front of the MCAD....
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Civil Litigation Series: Prepping and Taking Depositions

04/26/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
This Friday Fundamental will address the aspects of a case to consider when formulating a plan for a deposition and how to properly execute that plan without being “wedded” to a script. The program will also discuss the procedures of depositions, strategies on how to elicit information from difficult deponents and handle emotionally difficult topics....
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Basics of Business Immigration

05/31/2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
This introductory session and Q&A will focuse on the most common visas used by foreign nationals for business travel and employment in the U.S., as well as common categories of employment-based Lawful Permanent Residence sponsorship....
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