Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:16
requires all persons newly licensed to practice law in Massachusetts on or
after September 13, 2013 to complete a one-day Practicing with Professionalism
As the only approved provider offering the course in multiple locations
statewide, the Massachusetts Bar Association is committed to ensuring that
newly- licensed attorneys enter the profession in good standing by offering an
affordable and convenient means of satisfying this rule’s requirement.
Specific topics covered:
• Your reputation is everything, how lawyers should act• Ethics
for the practicing lawyer• Practicing law in the digital age:
navigating social media• Introduction to law office
management• Introduction to the Massachusetts Court System
Course Registration is $35 and includes the following:
• All Meals. Breakfast, lunch, and a cocktail reception
giving you an opportunity to network with seasoned practitioners, judges, and
learn about opportunities within the legal services community.
• Stress Free. All necessary record keeping and
attendance reports to the Board of Bar Overseers will be handled by the
Massachusetts Bar Association.
• Free membership. Enjoy complimentary membership to
the Massachusetts Bar Association which entitles you to valuable resources and
exclusive MBA advantages.
Learn more about the Massachusetts Bar Association and your membership.
Additional Faculty to be Announced.
In partnership with the University of Massachusetts, the MBA will offer the
course across the commonwealth on the following dates:
• January 23, 2014 – Umass, Boston
Campus• February 13, 2014 – Umass, Worcester
Campus• March 20, 2014 – Umass, Dartmouth
Campus• May 15, 2014 – Umass, Worcester
Campus• September 18, 2014 – Umass, Lowell
Campus• October 27, 2014 – Umass, Amherst
Marc A. D'Antonio, Esq.Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston
Andrew D. GormanMassachusetts Bar Association, Boston