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CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - December 12, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

 

Description:


The BBA is thrilled to offer this program exclusively to new admittees to the Massachusetts Bar!

This educational program will include ample networking opportunities with your fellow new-admittees as well as established members of one of the oldest bar associations in the country!

Breakfast, lunch, and a post-course celebratory reception are all included in your registration fee of just $35.00!

The Boston Bar Association is an approved provider of the course, as required by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16.  This course is presented with co-sponsorship from the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts, Hampden County Bar Association, Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys, Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, and the Women?s Bar Association of Massachusetts.

Agenda:

8:00 AM ? 8:30 AM
Registration and Networking Breakfast (Breakfast Provided by the BBA)
8:30 AM ? 9:00 AM
Welcome & Introduction: Overview of the Massachusetts Court System
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Professionalism Panel Presentation
We have assembled a diverse panel of attorneys from various practice settings and specialties to give you the scoop about what professionalism really means.  Hear all about what it takes to build your reputation, manage relationships with colleagues, opposing parties, and clients.

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break
10:45 AM ? 11:45 AM
Ethical Hypotheticals 
This interactive segment will allow participants to weigh in on thought-provoking scenarios inspired by real issues faced by practitioners.

11:45 AM ? 12:45 PM
Presentation by the  Board of Bar Overseers and the Office of Bar Counsel 
12:45 PM ? 1:00 PM
Break to lunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Community Lunch (Lunch Provided by the BBA)
Our Lunchtime program will provide you with an opportunity to meet representatives from our program co-sponsors, the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys, Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, and the Women?s Bar Association of Massachusetts as well as representatives from local legal services agencies who will speak with you about pro bono opportunities where you can learn new skills while assisting underrepresented individuals.

2:45 PM ? 4:15 PM  Law Office Management Program - presented by Mass LOMAP 
4:15 PM ? 4:45 PM  Stress and Time Management by Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers 
4:45 PM ? 5:30 PM  Social Media: A New Playing Field 
Our experts will help you navigate the minefield that is lawyering and social media. Avoid social media habits that can potentially harm your reputation and your relationship with clients.  Learn how the ethical use of social media can help you promote your practice and build your reputation.

5:30 PM ? 7:00 PM  Hors D?oeurves Reception sponsored by the BBA?s New Lawyers Section (Optional)
 


  • Please note that all course materials for this series will be electronic only and sent via email to all registrants prior to the session.
  • The registration fee for this program is $35.00.
  • This program is offered exclusively to new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts Bar by examination or by rule on or after September 1, 2013. In accordance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16, these attorneys must attend a one-day, in-person mandatory Practicing with Professionalism Course within 18 months of admission.

Please register early as space is extremely limited. You must pre-register to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Jacqueline Querubin at 617-778-1952 or jquerubin@bostonbar.org No walk-in registrations will be accepted.

 

 

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Contact:

Jacqueline Querubin
jquerubin@bostonbar.org

 

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