Pay now and not only will you lock in this year’s dues rate, your membership will be good through the next program year (August 31, 2015). Learn More!
The BBA's Summer Jobs program is setting the pace, 44 firms have secured 62 paid internships for Boston Public High School students. Learn more here.
Justice System FY15 Budget Update. For the full post, click here.
If you are a recently admitted lawyer in MA, take a look at the BBA's Practicing with Professionalism Page to register. Don't delay, five dates are already sold out!
On May 12, 1,300 members of the bar will hear from keynote Mayor Martin Walsh and see 60 volunteers honored for their work on the BBA Marathon Assistance Project. Learn More.
Improving advocacy and trial skills for litigators who practice in state court, federal court and alternative-dispute venues
Pro Bono Month was jam-packed with trainings and volunteer opportunities to
encourage attorneys to give back to our community. Here’s what the BBA has done
to celebrate this month:
• Five pro bono trainings that prepared
206 attorneys and law students to engage in pro bono work.
250 new attorneys and law students with 28 Boston-area legal service agencies
through a Pro
• Eleven BBA volunteers judged twenty-two debate rounds,
which allowed nearly 100 students to debate at two Boston Debate League
tournaments this month.
• Twenty-five volunteers took part in the
Park Clean Up and helped pick up trash and remove an invasive species at the
park in Dorchester.
• PILP 9 wrapped up the Community
Reentry Readiness Program by delivering the seventh
module on employment law to federal probationers.
• Fifty-five mentees began meetings through the BBA
Group Mentoring Program this month.
In case you missed it, Beyond the Billable, the
BBA’s public service blog, was on the scene throughout the month to bring you
highlights. Take a look below for more information on the
October 3rd: Charitable
October 7th: Chapter
7 Bankruptcy Training October 16th: Landlord
Tenant Law Training October 17th: Representing
Military Personnel and Veterans: Bankruptcy and Consumer Law
October 28th: Occupational
Throughout October, the BBA Week also featured four pro bono
superstars, whose commitment to giving back and ensuring access to justice is
something we felt compelled to share with our members. Check out their stories
Sherin and Lodgen LLP
O'Connor, Carnathan and Mack LLC - Burlington Office
Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP
Bailey and Glasser LLP
(617) 439 6730
Goodwin Procter LLP
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
Kenney & Sams, P.C.
Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
Mackie Shea O'Brien, PC
Holland & Knight LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP
Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.
Desmond, Strang & Scott, LLP
Rose, Chinitz & Rose
Peabody & Arnold LLP
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Goulston & Storrs, PC
Todd & Weld LLP
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP