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CLE - Practicing with Professionalism - Springfield - April 25, 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Western New England School of Law - 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, 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.

Program Agenda

I. Registration and Networking (Breakfast Provided by the BBA)

II. Welcome Introduction: The Massachusetts Court System

III. Professionalism Panel

  • Discussion Topic 1: Building your Reputation - Your stock and trade is your reputation
  • Discussion Topic 2: Managing Relationships with Colleagues in your Office, Company, or Agency
  • Discussion Topic 3: Managing Relationships with Opposing Parties
  • Discussion Topic 4: Managing Client Relationships
  • Discussion Topic 5: Hidden bias and Professionalism

IV. Stress and Time Management (presented by Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers)

V. Law Office Management Program (presented by Mass LOMAP)

VI. Ethical Hypotheticals

VII. Community Lunch (Lunch Provided by the BBA)

VIII. Bar Council and BBO Presentation (presented by the Board of Bar Overseers and the Office of Bar Counsel)

IX. Social Media Presentation: A New Playing Field

  • 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:

Kristen White
kwhite@bostonbar.org

 

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