21October, 2019

Pro Bono Week 2019 Starts October 20: Get Involved in Massachusetts Now!

Pro Bono Week in the legal profession is underway nationwide. The ABA is highlighting domestic and sexual violence survivors’ need for legal assistance. Massachusetts lawyers can get involved by joining MassProBono.
Pro Bono work isn’t just a professional responsibility and individual ethical commitment for each lawyer — it’s an intelligent time investment to make. Volunteers are […]

3October, 2019

NEW! Immigration Lawyers Support: Monthly Online Discussion Group

IMMIGRATION LAWYERS SUPPORT is a Monthly Online Discussion Group for lawyers practicing immigration law — launching October 21, 2019!
Join peers in this Free & Confidential support group to participate in monthly discussions about sources of stress uniquely related to practicing immigration law. These meetings are much more than a webinar — you’ll need a webcam […]

18September, 2019

Updates from SuperMom: Monthly Support for Lawyers + Law Students

Our Free & Confidential monthly support meetings for mothers in the legal profession will return from summer break on September 25, 2019!
With the first monthly meeting of SuperMom of this school year approaching, we invite lawyers, law students, and judges in Massachusetts who are mothers to join. Find details and register here. In collaboration with the […]

4September, 2019

Practicing Self-Care: Tips for Lawyers + Law Students to Avoid Burnout

September is Self-Care Awareness Month! Here’s what lawyers and law students need to do to stay balanced in a challenging profession.
At this time last year, Elon Musk was making headlines about sleep deprivation — which was a great opportunity to discuss why it’s so hard for lawyers to prioritize self-care. Elon Musk ended up resigning from his […]

29August, 2019

Getting Business Done: Putting Productivity to Work in Law Practice [Webinar]

Learn 3 straightforward systems for a more organized law practice from Andrea Cannavina with this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
This webinar will share 3 simple systems to get and keep your office, files, documents, email, to dos and calendar organized and working for you!

Join Andrea to find out how the D-A-F-T system she designed […]

9August, 2019

Time Management Tech Tips for Solo + Small Firm Lawyers

Tools and approaches for time management continue to evolve. Find recent top tips from law practice management experts below.
Back in June, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced an expert roundup of tech tips for lawyers to manage time more effectively and enjoy more time off from work. Although it can be more challenging to […]

22July, 2019

Survey: Accommodations for Mothers Nursing/Pumping in Massachusetts Courts

We’re sourcing input from lawyers practicing in Massachusetts state courts and before administrative tribunals and boards to establish standards on accommodations for nursing/pumping mothers.
In 2018, the Massachusetts Federal Court adopted an order regarding accommodations for nursing mothers. This was an effort led by the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) and the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers […]

19July, 2019

Lawyer Well-Being: Massachusetts SJC Steering Committee Releases Report [Clinical Blog]

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being just released its final report yesterday.
Chief Justice Gants announced members of the Committee in October 2018, in response to the clear need bring stakeholders in the legal profession to work together to improve well-being. Our Executive Director, Anna Levine, worked with the SJC to form […]

11June, 2019

MBA Sourcing Input to Better Support Solo + Small Law Practices

If you practice law in a solo or small law firm, answer 7 quick questions to help the MBA help you.
Law practice management is just one unique challenge solo and small firm lawyers face. As you may know, our organization offers free and confidential advice on law practice management and support for solo and small firm […]

6June, 2019

Lawyer Tech Toolbox: Experts Suggest Process Substitutions

Lawyers face option overload when choosing what tech they need for productivity — and adopting a better approach can help. Here’s expert advice on how to Kondo your Law Practice Toolbox so it sparks joy.
Back in April, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced an expert roundup of tips for lawyers to stay focused on […]