On Tuesday September 23, US Representative Nikki Tsongas will discuss "Military Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know" at the BBA. Learn more.
Justice Prevails, At Long Last, in North Carolina Death-Penalty Case. For the full post, click here.
On October 14, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will be honored with the BBA Beacon Award for Diversity & Inclusion at the Taj Boston. Governor Patrick will be honored for his groundbreaking work creating a more diverse judiciary in the state of Massachusetts. 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
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP
Sherin and Lodgen LLP
Beck Reed Riden LLP
Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Goodwin Procter LLP
Corwin & Corwin LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar, LLP
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP
(617) 670 8800
Desmond, Strang & Scott LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
McCormack Firm, LLC
(617) 951 2929
Rose, Chinitz & Rose
Lynch & Lynch
Goulston & Storrs PC
Morrison Mahoney LLP
Todd & Weld LLP
Peabody & Arnold LLP