Solo & Small Firm Lunch: The Business of Law - How to Avoid and Address Fee Disputes With Clients

06/08/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Most lawyers want to be paid for our work. But sometimes the client won't pay.. What do you do when a client can pay but disputes your fees? And how do you avoid disputes in the first place?...
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SLAPP Happy Redux: The anti-SLAPP Statute One Year After Blanchard

06/07/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
On May 23, 2017, the Supreme Judicial Court, in Blanchard v. Steward Carney Hospital, Inc., announced the adoption of the “augmented Duracraft framework” to decide special motions to dismiss under the anti-SLAPP statute. This panel will examine how the anti-SLAPP landscape has evolved in the year since the Supreme Judicial Court’s decision in Blanchard....
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E-Filing Comes to the BMC

06/06/2018 - 1:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Get the training you need from the system experts to make this new technology work for you. Representatives from the BMC and efileMA provider Tyler will be on hand to provide demonstrations and answer questions....
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Solo & Small Firm Section Spring Social

05/31/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Please join the Solo & Small Firm Section for their annual Spring Social. This year, at Carrie Nation, they'll host SJC Clerk for the County of Suffolk Maura S. Doyle....
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Data Science Demystified: A Crash Course for Attorneys

05/23/2018 - 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Learn how to wrangle data, spot patterns, and predict the future with machine learning in this hands-on crash course. Working with data from a simulated law firm, data scientist and former public defender, David Colarusso, will share free tools and methods for the analysis of data big and small....
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Basics of Business Immigration

05/11/2018 - 12:00PM to 01:00 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....
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Upsize me: Smart Growth Strategies for Solos and Small Firms

05/02/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Our panelists are solo and small firm lawyers with experience tackling the challenges of opening your own practice. We’ll have a lively, fun, informative discussion on the challenges and strategies to grow your law practice....
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Westlaw & Beyond: The Future of Legal Research Workshop

04/25/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30pm
Could you be conducting your legal research more efficiently? Want to brush up on your legal research skills and learn all the latest tips and tricks to streamline your research? This 90-minute workshop will cover all this and more!...
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Solo & Small Firm Luncheon: How to Build Strong Relations with Your Clients

04/13/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the Solo & Small Firm Section for their monthly open luncheon. At this month's luncheon, we'll also have a presentation on building client relationships....
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Arbitration 101

04/06/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Many litigators who are pros at the civil litigation process are often in the dark about arbitration. This panel discussion will go over everything you need to know to represent a client in arbitration. This event will include panelists with different perspectives on the arbitration process. ...
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Tax Reform Implications for Small Law Firms (and Businesses) and Solo Practitioners

03/29/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Are you confused about the 2017 Tax Reform provisions and how they affect small law firms and solo practitioners? Are you or your clients considering changing from a corporate entity to a pass-through entity (or from pass-through to corporate)? Come hear an overview of how certain changes to the U.S. tax code may affect small law firms, businesses, and solo practitioners....
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Networking for Business Development

03/12/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This event will feature a panel of experienced practitioners – and networkers! – discussing how and where they network. We’ll ask what has worked for them, what they have tried, and how they go about identifying fruitful uses of their time for networking....
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POSTPONED: How to Build Strong Relations With Your Clients

02/01/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Come hear a range of expert panelists describe their best practices for building client relationships....
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Walk to the Hill Breakfast

01/25/2018 - 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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....
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POSTPONED: Outsourcing Administrative Help in a Law Office

01/18/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Hiring help is tough to the bottom line and creates a whole host of considerations (payroll, worker’s comp insurance, etc) but some have used outsource services to assist with certain administrative aspects...
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Speed Networking with Environmental Lawyers

01/11/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Interested in Environmental Law? Don't miss your chance to meet several Boston-area Environmental Attorneys all in one night!...
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Immigration and Higher Ed: Compliance in the Current Climate

01/10/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us to learn how to better address a variety of immigration issues affecting college campuses in 2018....
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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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Data Breach Incident Response for Small & Medium Sized Law Firms and Companies

11/30/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
As data breaches occur with growing frequency, knowing how to respond to cybersecurity incidents is increasingly important. Join us to learn how!...
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"Of Counsel" Relationships in Small Firms: How to Do it Right

10/26/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The definition of “of counsel” has expanded far beyond the traditional retired partner who remains associated with a law firm to include many different types of relationships. Join us as we discuss the different ways to make these relationships work....
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The BBA's Doors Are Open: Membership Open House

09/28/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
You’re invited to join your fellow Boston Bar Association members at the BBA’s historic Beacon Hill location to celebrate the beginning of the BBA’s new program year on the evening of September 28, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Learn more about the BBA’s enhanced membership benefits package and what’s new for the upcoming year while enjoying food and drink with friends and colleagues. ...
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Tools in Your Toolkit: Mediation and Ombuds Services

09/13/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Come learn from two expert mediators and one legendary ombuds how mediation and ombuds services can be tools in your toolbox to resolve disagreements....
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