U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas Visits 16 Beacon Street

09/23/2014 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 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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Guardians-ad-Litem in the Housing Court: Train to Become a GAL

09/29/2014 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Have you considered signing up to become a Guardian ad litem (GAL) or do you represent clients who may need to have a GAL appointed? Don’t miss this training. As a certified GAL for the Housing Court, you would be appointed by the judges to assist clients who have cognitive or mental health issues that make it difficult for them to navigate the court system. Please note, that in order to be a GAL you must be trained and certified. ...
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Representing Survivors of Human Trafficking: An Introduction for Attorneys

10/29/2014 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Join an expert panel who will walk you through two human trafficking case studies, highlighting common challenges and identifying helpful resources to keep in mind when representing clients. This program is a follow up to an introductory panel on the topic of human trafficking hosted by the BBA in June 2013, and will offer members of the bar an overview of important issues and concerns to consider when representing survivors of human trafficking. ...
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