See the MassBar refreshed on our new website

Issue November/December 2017

The Massachusetts Bar Association unveiled a new and easier-to-navigate website in October. Our refreshed site more effectively highlights the programs and benefits that are important to our statewide members and others who are interested in what the MBA has to offer. As an added bonus, we are now mobile-friendly, so you can easily review our website on the go.

Need help finding something? Here is a guide to help introduce you to the new

MEMBERSHIP: Looking for member services and discounts, or how to get more involved at the MBA? The Membership section is where you will find information about the MBA’s membership advantages, member groups (you can join as many as you want for FREE) and volunteer opportunities.

EDUCATION: Interested in our CLE programs, which are offered FREE to members? The Education portion of our site has been updated to make it easier for you to find upcoming seminars/conferences, ePublications and MBA On Demand programs. We also now provide a repository of tips to help faculty plan upcoming seminars, in addition to information on how to get credit for your MBA CLE program attendance in other states.

PUBLICATIONS: Lawyers Journal, Section Review and Massachusetts Law Review articles, ethics opinions and the latest MassBar Beat podcast episodes are under Publications.

ADVOCACY: Browse our Advocacy section to find all of the MBA’s reports and amicus briefs, information about how to become a judge and details about the MBA’s ongoing legislative efforts.

PUBLIC: If you are member of the public looking for community programs, the Public section provides an overview of available services.

RESOURCES: We encourage you to bookmark the new Resources page for quick links to important benefits (like Fastcase, My Bar Access, Lawyer Referral Service and the MBA’s Insurance Agency), a list of upcoming education programs, information on how to make the most of your MBA membership and more.

MEMBER PROFILE: Log in to your Member Profile and add your headshot, change your email/mailing preferences, and find the CLE programs you have registered for.

SEARCH: Can’t find something? We also updated our Search functionality throughout the site. We think you’ll like how our filters can really help you customize what you are looking for.

EVENTS: Our Events calendar has a few new features, too. You can now subscribe to events by section and download those events to your personal calendar.

MBA NEWS: See the MBA News section for more information about what is going on at the MBA (and with our members). Want to hear directly from fellow members about the benefits of an MBA membership? Throughout the site, read testimonials from current members on why they choose to belong.

ABOUT THE MBA: Need to contact MBA staff? Interested in learning more about our current leadership team? Visit About the MBA (located in our site’s footer).

You can find this guide and more helpful information right at

Our goal with this new website is to provide easier access to the many tools and opportunities available through the MBA. We hope you like what you see.

Questions/comments about the site? Contact MBA Member Services at (617) 338-0530, or email us at          

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