How to Use the Cloud Securely in Your Practice

03/19/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Learn how to securely and ethically use the cloud in your practice!...
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Be Your Own Web Strategist: Techniques for Building and Maximizing Your Online Presence

02/24/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Join our panel of experts for a lively and interactive tutorial on the best web marketing strategies for your practice, particularly for the ADR or solo and small firm practicioner. Topics include integrating web tools with your existing business development practices, creating content to increase your reach, and maximizing your use of LinkedIn and other common electronic marketing platforms....
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Tech Toys for Lawyers

02/19/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Learn to save time, improve client satisfaction and increase profitability. We'll demonstrate the latest useful practice management tools, including tools for project management, collaboration and notetaking....
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CLE - Protecting Your Practice from the Unexpected

01/29/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Learn how to protect you and your practice. Whether you’re just starting out or celebrating 25 years helping clients, if you’re a small firm or solo practitioner, an event that interrupts your practice could put an end to it if you don’t have a plan in place....
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Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid

01/29/2015 - 10:15 AM to 01:00 PM
Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid...
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BBA Briefing: All About Walk to the Hill & The Case for Increased Funding for Civil Legal Aid

01/22/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
2015 is a very important year for civil legal aid. Following “Investing in Justice,” the report of the BBA Statewide Task Force to Expand Civil Legal Aid in Massachusetts, we now know more about the justice gap than ever before. Join us for a briefing about the issues at hand....
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"Is There a Memo on That?" Immigration Law Research Tips for Newer Practitioners

01/20/2015 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
In this training session, the panelists will present useful research strategies and point newer practitioners in the direction of key materials for various substantive areas such as business, family, removal, and humanitarian-based immigration. They will also provide some practical tips for conducting immigration law research in a solo, small firm, or pro bono environment where access to resources may be more limited....
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Networking for Career Success: Getting to Know the Right People

12/18/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Learn important strategies for building your career with noted networking expert, Diane Darling. A networking reception will follow this interactive program....
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How to Read an Office Lease: Identifying Issues and Pitfalls

12/15/2014 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Whether you are looking to negotiate your own office space lease issues or advise a client on these matters, you're sure to take away some helpful tips! Our panel will cover lease terms and rent; build-outs, operating expenses; and post-termination damages. ...
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Polish Your Public Speaking Skills

12/05/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
The BBA welcomes voice & performance instructor Celia Slattery to share tips and techniques for more effective presentations and public speaking....
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How to Successfully Serve Process in Massachusetts

11/20/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Our panel, including the Middlesex County Sheriff himself, Peter J. Koutoujian, will cover service of process, the pitfalls to avoid, and offer an inside look at the services offered by the Middlesex Sheriff's Office Civil Division....
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Incorporating Mediation Into Your Practice - An Interactive Discussion

11/17/2014 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
This is an interactive discussion with seasoned practitioners who facilitate mediation to resolve disputes both in practice and in everyday life. We will review the laws and guidelines related to becoming a certified mediator and will discuss ways mediation skills can be used in negotiations. Come with an open mind, your questions, and a willingness to explore the topic together. ...
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Solo & Small Firm Meet & Greet Luncheon

10/10/2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Solo & Small Firm Section welcomes BBA members of all sections to join our monthly Meet & Greet Luncheons every second Friday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. This is an opportunity to meet your fellow bar members while enjoying lunch at the BBA. ...
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Call for Volunteers at the Brooke Court Service Center

09/18/2014 - 04:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Join us to learn how you can help the Brooke Courthouse Court Service Center work to improve access to justice in our state courts....
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What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Privacy and Data Security Law

09/18/2014 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
In the wake of the biggest consumer data security breaches in history, learn from Burns & Levinson LLP's Merton Thompson, about what small firms must bear in mind....
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Solo & Small Firm Meet & Greet Luncheon

09/05/2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Solo & Small Firm Section welcomes BBA members of all sections to join our monthly Meet & Greet Luncheons every second Friday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. This is an opportunity to meet your fellow bar members while enjoying lunch at the BBA. ...
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Developing a Niche in Your Practice

07/15/2014 - 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Join us for an exploration of the topic of "Niche-ification" including the how-to, pros & cons, and stories from those who have successfully found their niche. A networking reception will follow the panel discussion; make some connections to enhance your practice and career development!...
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Grow Your Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice: Advice from the Experts

06/25/2014 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Business development is a must, but ADR and other private practitioners often find it daunting. Advances in technology create both opportunities to reach potential clients and questions about the wide array of possibilities. This program, designed for ADR and solo or small firm practitioners, will cover the business development techniques you need to know and will show you how to use social media to get your message out....
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CLE - Massachusetts Tax Update for 2014

06/25/2014
Join us at the BBA for this popular annual program for a comprehensive review of the latest legislative changes, administrative pronouncements, and trends in Massachusetts tax litigation and policy....
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BBA Summer Career Series: What's It REALLY Like to Go Solo?

06/25/2014 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
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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CLE - Medicare Liens and Their Impact on Litigation

06/24/2014
Attend this program to learn the nuts and bolts of how to deal with Medicare liens from the start to finish. As the law and procedures in this area continue to evolve, attorneys need to keep abreast of recent developments....
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Solo & Small Firm Meet & Greet Luncheon

06/20/2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Solo & Small Firm Section welcomes BBA members of all sections to join our monthly Meet & Greet Luncheons every second Friday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. This is an opportunity to meet your fellow bar members while enjoying lunch at the BBA. ...
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Using SEO To Make Your Phone Ring: The Ins and Outs of Search Marketing

06/06/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
The SEO industry is often put at the bottom of the ethical marketing barrel. In this one hour session, we will discuss how this reputation isn't always deserved (and sometimes is), and how SEO marketing can help your business. Topics will include: reviewing the foundational concepts of how SEO works, learning to diagnose your success (or failings) using free tools, exposing common misperceptions propagated by SEO agencies , revealing the best practices for using search to make your phone ring...
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4th Annual Super Marketing Conference

06/05/2014 - 9:00AM to 4:15PM
The Boston Bar Association is a sponsor of this year’s 4th Annual Super Marketing Conference: Building Relationships to Build Business, which is jointly presented by the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, and Suffolk University Law School. The conference will take place on June 5 at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, with a live web stream available for those who cannot attend in-person....
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You’re LAR Certified; So, Now What?

05/15/2014 - 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Have you been certified to accept limited assistance representation cases, but are unsure of how to incorporate your new certification into your practice, and to reach potential LAR clients?...
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Solo & Small Firm Meet & Greet Luncheon

05/09/2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Solo & Small Firm Section welcomes BBA members of all sections to join our monthly Meet & Greet Luncheons every second Friday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. This is an opportunity to meet your fellow bar members while enjoying lunch at the BBA. ...
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I Knew You Were Trouble: Managing Problem Clients

04/29/2014 - 12:00PM to 01:00PM
Even if you target and vet clients aggressively, you’ll still likely wind up with some who start out, or turn out, to be difficult to work with. Hey, nobody’s perfect . . .But, there are techniques you can apply to make sure that you spend less of your time dealing with the clients you don’t want, and more of your time dealing with the clients you do want. ...
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Solo & Small Firm Meet & Greet Luncheon

04/11/2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Solo & Small Firm Section welcomes BBA members of all sections to join our monthly Meet & Greet Luncheons every second Friday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. This is an opportunity to meet your fellow bar members while enjoying lunch at the BBA. ...
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Insurance Coverage for Solo & Small Firm Attorneys – What You Should Know

04/10/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This panel will provide an overview of the common types of insurance that the solo practitioner and small firm will require. The panelists intend to discuss Health, Disability, and Life Insurance, Professional Liability, Workers Comp, Premises Liability and Property Insurance. Through the discussion, it is hoped that the confusing array of insurance will be demystified....
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Boston Bar Association Chess Night

04/01/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Please join the Intellectual Property Law Section for a fun and social evening of chess at the BBA. Appetizers, beer, and wine will be available. This program is co-sponsored by the Boylston Chess Foundation. ...
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