New Lawyer Experience
Your path starts here.
Welcome to your professional home. As part of the BBA, you’ll have opportunities to develop your skillset and expand your network in every stage of your career – from law student, to new lawyer, to senior associate and beyond. Become a part of Boston’s largest legal network, and join lawyers from every background and practice area to form connections, learn from one another and strengthen our community.
Go beyond the lecture hall.
The practice of law requires an ongoing commitment to learning. From preparing for the bar exam, to developing expert knowledge and practical, real-world skills, the BBA makes it easy for you to participate in programs that deliver the most essential learning opportunities efficiently and effectively.
Assisting new graduates as they prepare to sit for the bar exam and confront all the stresses that come along with studying, this program helps law students prepare for the test and offers support on the non-substantive aspects of preparing for the exam.
Practicing With Professionalism
Make your first decision as a Massachusetts attorney a great one. The BBA’s Practicing with Professionalism program faculty includes respected members of the judiciary, attorneys from firms of all sizes, government offices, and legal services organizations. The BBA partners with the AALAM, HNBA, MAHA, MBLA, MBWA, Mass LGBTQ and SABAGB to bring you the best experience possible and connect you to a diverse group of Bar Associations.
New Lawyer and Fundamentals Programs
Speed Mentoring – Finding Mentorship Connections
Get Smart – How Solo & Small Law Firms Can Use Artificial Intelligence
A Primer on Differences Between MA and Federal Tax Law for Individual Taxpayers – Virtual
There’s a place for you at the BBA.
As you progress through your career, you’ll find a community at the BBA dedicated to helping you enhance your practice and enrich your career. Our Forums for those starting out in the legal profession are some of the most vibrant groups in Boston, hosting skill-building workshops, social events, community service opportunities and more.
Moving ahead while giving back.
Join other new lawyers dedicated to using their time and expertise to better our community. The BBA provides both discreet and ongoing pro bono and service opportunities, charitable giving programs and events, and intensive leadership training for those committed to public service.