What's it REALLY Like: Defense and Prosecution?: Summer Career Series 2015

07/16/2015 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
The BBA is pleased to provide this lunch series where new lawyers and law students will get an inside look at the practice of law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas. Join us to hear practitioners speak about the path that led them to their career, learn about the day-to-day reality of their work, and get advice for your own career development....
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POSTPONED CLE - The FCPA Public Corruption and Government Prosecutions - An Update

06/04/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Get a comprehensive overview and update of the FCPA, public corruption and government fraud prosecutions....
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Responding to Government Subpoenas: An Overview

06/02/2015 - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Become familiar with the basic steps for how to respond to a government subpoena and the best strategies to take to protect your client. ...
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CLE - Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Law

05/12/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
This annual criminal law program is designed to give the practitioner an overview of the major developments in state and federal criminal law and the impact of these cases as well as other administrative, legislative and procedural changes/issues that have impacted the practice of criminal law in these forums. You will learn approaches to the law and criminal practice that prosecutors and defenders, alike, can take full advantage of to maximize the benefits and minimize the drawbacks of the practice in this interesting and important area of the law....
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State Sentencing Issues: New Rule 12 Mass. R. Crim. P., Appellate Division Practice, and Motions to Revise & Revoke

05/11/2015 - 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Learn how the new Rule 12 may impact guilty pleas in the District and Superior Courts....
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CLE - Health Care Fraud 2015: New Approaches and New Developments

05/07/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Attend this program for a unique opportunity to hear from federal and state prosecutors and regulators on new approaches and developments in the area of healthcare fraud enforcement. In addition to general updates, areas of focus will include physician and hospital groups and anti-kickback implications of their payment arrangements, developments in the New England Compounding case, new trends in Corporate Integrity Agreements, and the government’s targeting of “medically unnecessary” services as fraud....
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CLE - Securities Enforcement 2015

04/09/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
This program will include three panels featuring attorneys from the Securities & Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney's office, and private practice. The panelists will review recent SEC / USAO trends, explore strategies to take in the courtroom, and will provide helpful approaches for practitioners representing clients under investigation, when indicted, and during appeals....
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CLE - Threats and Red Flags: Export Control Risks and Regulations

03/17/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Export control compliance is expanding to address threats posed by foreign nationals and governments seeking to unlawfully obtain U.S. technology. Our panelists will discuss the best practices for advising corporate, academic, and non-governmental organizations to protect them from these threats....
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CLE - State Court Criminal Law Bench Meets Bar

02/25/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Our panel of District and Superior Court judges will offer their perspectives on current practices and procedures. Learn what they expect from you as litigants and the tips to be an effective advocate. The panel will also discuss the emerging issues in the District and Superior Court....
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CLE - Juror Voir Dire: Are You Ready?

01/21/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Learn how the newly released Superior Court Standing Order 1-15 on juror voir dire will impact your practice. Our panelists will include judges and practitioners who served on the Superior Court’s voir dire implementation committee....
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CLE - Deportation 101 for Criminal Defense Attorneys

Be in the know about the deportation and immigration consequences of criminal convictions. These issues matter whether you represent undocumented immigrants or white collar professionals who are here on work visas or as permanent residents. Educate yourself so you can answer basic questions correctly, spot the issues and know when to consult immigration experts so you can properly advise your clients. ...
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CLE - Criminal Law & Employment Issues: Are You In The Know?

Crimes invading the workplace may present the biggest risks for your clients. Are you prepared for handling crimes against the person, financial crimes, subpoenas, and dealing with accusations of criminal off site conduct? ...
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Getting Hired as a Prosecutor or Public Defender

10/15/2014 - 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Interested in being hired as an ADA, AAG, AUSA or public defender (state or federal)? Hear from our experienced panel about the hiring process, what the offices are looking for, strategies for getting hired, and how candidates can prepare themselves professionally and financially....
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CORI Training

The BBA is collaborating with Greater Boston Legal Services to train attorneys to help clients from Roxbury, Dorchester and other low-income Boston communities to seal their records and break the cycle of poverty and unemployment. The SJC recently changed the legal standard to seal cases in court and the project seeks volunteers to: represent a pro bono client or provide Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) in a criminal record sealing case in the Boston Municipal Court; and/or staff the CORI help table and/or assist Greater Boston Legal Services staff with cases on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Roxbury Court. ...
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Criminal Law Federal Bench Meets Bar

10/02/2014 - 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM
This is a rare opportunity to meet the District Court judges and the Magistrate Judges in one place for a back-to-back panel presentation on hot topics....
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U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas Visits 16 Beacon Street

09/23/2014 - 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM
The Pentagon estimated that 26,000 service members experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012. However, the Pentagon also reports that as few as 13.5% of sexual assaults are reported. Please join us for a program featuring Representative Niki Tsongas, who has been fighting against military sexual assault since she was elected to Congress in 2007. A reception will follow. The program is the first of a two part series to raise awareness of this critical issue....
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Top Guns: Criminal Law Mavericks Tell All

Bulger, DiMasi, O'Brien, Cahill: Trial attorneys will share what they learned from recent high profile trials that kept the Moakely and Suffolk Superior courthouses abuzz these last four years....
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