Wednesday, July 31, 2013

New lawyers required to attend course on professionalism

Beginning September 1, 2013, SJC Rule 3:16 will require all newly-admitted lawyers to complete a day-long program on professionalism.  The Supreme Judicial Court's Standing Advisory Committee on Professionalism has released the list of providers approved to administer the course.  The course will include topics such as law office management, professional ethics, professionalism and civility, social media, and managing the attorney-client relationship.  The approved providers are: The Greater Lynn Bar Association, The Boston Bar Association, The Massachusetts Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE).