BBA is thrilled to offer this program exclusively to new admittees to the
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
|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
|10:45 AM ? 11:45 AM
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 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org No
walk-in registrations will be accepted.