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Transition into Practice: Managing Client Expectations


Date Aired: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Runtime: 1:00h

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Members of the Massachusetts bar should aim for the highest level of professionalism in relationships with clients, colleagues, parties, administrative entities, and the courts. The first years of practicing law are a critical time in the development of professional habits and character. To help foster this transition, the fellows of the 2023 MBA’s Leadership Academy invite you to participate in the Transition into Practice Program Series (“TIPs”).

The Fellows designed the series to provide transitional support to newly admitted attorneys and soon to be graduating law students to help acquire practical skills and judgment necessary to practice at the highest level.

The six-part TIPs series will cover a wide array of topics including:

  • Practical Tips for New Lawyers
  • Managing Client Expectations
  • Dealing with Difficult Clients
  • Avoiding Burnout
  • Oral Advocacy Tips
  • What to do When you Make a Mistake

All programs are free and will help make a smooth entry into the practice of law.

This program was hosted using Zoom. 


Christopher R. Batinsey, Esq., Panelist
Batinsey Legal PC, Fitchburg
Ami Clifford, Esq., Panelist
Clifford Law Office, PC, Boston
Andrew B. Glaab, Esq., Panelist
Cohn & Dussi LLC, Boston
Joseph Makalusky, Esq., Panelist
Board of Bar Overseers, Boston
Heather O'Connor, Esq., Panelist
O'Connor Family Law, Westborough

Sponsoring Sections:

Young Lawyers Division
Law Student Section

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