MBA's Practicing with Professionalism Resource Center
Congratulations Counselor! You are now a member of a noble and
exclusive group of professionals who are privileged to call
themselves Massachusetts attorneys. This privilege comes with the
responsibility of upholding your oath to "conduct [yourself] in the
office of an attorney within the courts according to the best of
[your] knowledge and discretion, and with all good fidelity."
Your first step in complying with your solemn oath is to attend
and complete a one-day Practicing with Professionalism Course
within 18 months of being admitted to the bar. As the only Supreme
Judicial Court-approved provider to offer this course statewide,
the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) is committed to helping you
enter the profession on the right track by offering an affordable
and convenient means of satisfying this requirement.
The $50 course registration fee
- FREE MBA membership: To learn more about MBA
membership advantages, visit www.massbar.org/ibelong. NOTE: Sworn-in in
2016? You receive a FREE 2016-17 MBA membership when you register
for a PWP course. You must attend the PWP course for the membership
to remain valid.
- All meals. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and
networking. Connect with seasoned practitioners and judges as you
learn about opportunities within the legal services community.
- Stress-free assistance. All necessary
record-keeping and attendance reports to the Board of Bar Overseers
will be handled by the Massachusetts Bar Association.
As an MBA member, you will become a part of a diverse network of
more than 11,000 judges and attorneys across the commonwealth who
are committed to professional excellence and respect for the law.
In addition, your MBA membership gives you access to up-to-date
information, practical tools to help your professional development
and valuable resources to help your practice thrive.
The MBA will offer the course across the commonwealth in 2017 on
the following dates:
July 13: Massachusetts Bar Association, 20 West St.,
Sept. 28: University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn &
Conference Center, 50 Warren St., Lowell
- Friday, Oct.
20: Western New England University School of Law, 1215
Wilbraham Road, Springfield
Click here for Professionalism Course
The MBA thanks its affiliated county bars for their
collaboration with the Practicing with Professionalism