MBA Services

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    Ethics
    Need help with an ethics issue? Free ethical advice is an invaluable benefit of MBA membership.

    The MBA Committee on Professional Ethics will help you resolve specific ethical concerns that arise in your practice. To take advantage of this service, please email your request, including a brief summary of the facts raising the ethical issue, your interpretation of the issue, and whether the request is urgent in nature to MBA Sections and Ethics Administrator Jean Stevens, or visit the MBA Web site.

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    FAB

    The MBA's Fee Arbitration Board (FAB) program provides voluntary binding arbitration to resolve fee disputes between attorneys and their clients and between attorneys. Fee arbitration is an ideal alternative to the Small Claims, District, or Superior Courts. The arbitrators are volunteer attorneys who are members of the MBA or trained arbitration professionals. For more information on this program, visit the MBA Web site or e-mail MBA Senior Programs Manager Marc A. D'Antonio.

  • Legislative Advocacy

    Would you like to work on crafting positions on legislation, court rules and other policy issues? Join fellow MBA members to develop policy positions that improve the administration of justice in the commonwealth.

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    Lawyer Referral Service

    Each year, more than 20,000 people contact the Massachusetts Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service looking for a lawyer. The MBA's skilled staff will refer new clients directly to your office. Joining the LRS a sound choice for MBA members. Your membership with LRS not only helps the public, it also offers you the opportunity to expand your client base.

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    MBA Business Center

    Away from your office and looking to check your e-mail? Print a document? Check out the MBA's new business center.

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    MBA Classifieds

    Looking to share your office space? Need to hire a law clerk? Interested in selling your home? Post a FREE online ad today.

  • MBA Mentor Program and Mentoring Circles

    Whether you are a seasoned attorney seeking advice on an unfamiliar area of the law or a recent law school graduate with questions about your career path, the MBA Mentor Program is a phone call away.

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    MBA "My Resources" page

    Log-in to the MBA Web site and find relevant practice tools and information.

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    My Bar Access

    My Bar Access -- a new online member-to-member community exclusive to MBA members -- is now available. Connect, share and collaborate with fellow MBA members and join My Bar Access today by logging in and creating your member profile at http://access.massbar.org/.

  • Room Rentals

    MBA members may rent conference rooms at our headquarters in Boston's Downtown Crossing or at the MBA's satellite Western Mass. office in Springfield, located directly across from the Hampden County Courthouse.

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    Sections

    Join one or more of the Massachusetts Bar Assocation's 17 sections or Young Lawyers Division -- specialty groups that focus on a unique area of law. Enjoy free, unlimited sections as part of your MBA membership. Keep up-to-date on practice-related developments and expand your networking circle. Click here for a current listing.

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