BBA Webinar: For Public Interest Attorneys: Loan Repayment and Student Loan Forgiveness

04/07/2020 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Covering all of the essential details, including repayment plan options, loan forgiveness and more, this workshop will provide the information and next steps you need to get you on the road to zero student debt....
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Pizza and Pro Bono: Mass Legal Answers Online Blitz

03/03/2020 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join us for a pro bono pizza party while we work with volunteer attorneys from Mass Legal Answers Online (MLAO) and the Volunteer Lawyers Project to answer legal questions for low income Massachusetts residents through MLAO....
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Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases: Fairness, Justice, and Housing Stability

02/26/2020 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
In this program, presenters will review a consolidated bill supported by the Massachusetts Right to Counsel Coalition, a broad coalition of over 120 organizations....
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Advocating for Legal Aid Clients Involved in the Criminal Justice System as Defendants

02/24/2020 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us to hear from an experienced panel of public defenders who will discuss the intersections between civil and criminal law and provide a framework for understanding the criminal charges and processes that legal aid and pro bono clients often face....
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Walk to the Hill

01/30/2020 - 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
You're Invited to Join Us as We Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid! Each year, hundreds of private attorneys and civil legal aid advocates converge on the Massachusetts State House to demonstrate their support for state funding of civil legal aid....
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Walk to the Hill Breakfast

01/30/2020 - 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid is one of the largest lobbying events held at the Massachusetts State House. This annual event is critical to obtaining funding for civil legal services....
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Access to Justice Fellows Program Information Session

01/27/2020 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Those interested in participating as a Fellow are invited to attend this discussion of the program’s benefits and what to expect during the fellowship year....
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Pro Bono Training: Landlord/Tenant Law Basics

01/08/2020
This training will cover basics of Summary Process law in Landlord/Tenant cases and how to represent both Landlords and Tenants in a Summary Process eviction matter....
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U Nonimmigrant Status "U Visa" Basics

12/16/2019
This training will cover the basics of preparing and filing U visa petitions with USCIS for non-citizen immigrant victims of crime....
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Addressing Vicarious Trauma: Practical Skills and Planning

12/12/2019 - 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Join the BBA for the second in a two-part series on understanding vicarious trauma for pro bono and legal services attorneys....
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Demystifying Practice Before the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board

11/25/2019 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This program aims to give attendees an insider perspective and to demystify the process of practicing in front of the MA Appellate Tax Board....
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Introduction to Understanding Vicarious Trauma for Pro Bono and Legal Services Lawyers

11/13/2019 - 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
This introductory session will provide an overview of what vicarious trauma is, how it manifests, and what practitioners can do to build resilience and cope with vicarious trauma when it arises. ...
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Fall Networking Breakfast for Law Students and New Lawyers Exploring Public Interest Careers and Pro Bono Opportunities

11/07/2019 - 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Interested in pursuing a career in legal services or learning about pro bono opportunities? Join us for a networking breakfast to meet legal services attorneys and learn more about their work....
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Pizza & Pro Bono: Mass Legal Answers Online Blitz

10/22/2019
Join us for a pro bono pizza party while we work with volunteer attorneys from Mass Legal Answers Online (MLAO) and the Volunteer Lawyers Project to answer legal questions for low income Massachusetts residents through Mass Legal Answers Online....
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Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House

10/15/2019
Attendees are encouraged to drop in and meet representatives from local legal services organizations and to learn more about the pro bono opportunities in our community. This event is offered to attorneys of all levels, as well as law students....
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Massachusetts Legal Services and Affinity Bar Mixer

10/03/2019 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
The Boston Bar Association in partnership with the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation will host its first collaborative mixer on October 3, 2019. This event will provide an opportunity for both legal services staff and affinity bar members to expand their professional networks....
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Summer Kickoff Breakfast for Law Students and New Lawyers Exploring Public Interest Careers and Pro Bono Opportunities

06/24/2019 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Interested in pursuing a career in legal services or learning about pro bono opportunities? Join us for a networking breakfast to meet legal services attorneys and learn more about their work....
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