BU Law Students to Receive Free Membership to Boston Bar Association
Dean's Office announces new sponsorship agreement that will give students access to association's professional resources
Boston University School of Law announced Monday, January 13 that all BU Law J.D. and LL.M. students will receive free membership to the Boston Bar Association.
Thanks to a new sponsorship agreement with the BBA, students will have access to the wealth of resources offered by one of the most active bar associations in the country. They will be able to network with leading national and international law firms, corporate legal departments, legal service agencies, government offices, and members of the judiciary who are involved with the BBA.
Additionally, BU Law will host a kick-off reception in February at the BBA where students can meet members and learn about additional opportunities available through membership, including:
- Access to over 500 educational and networking programs each year;
- Participation opportunities in 70 sections and committees, including the New Lawyers section, which has a Law Student Committee that creates events tailored to students;
- Nationally recognized public service programs;
- And subscriptions to BBA Week, BBA’s weekly electronic newsletter.
Regardless of whether or not they end up practicing law in Boston, membership in the BBA gives students access to an vast network of legal professionals. Plus, graduates that stay local will be eligible for a discounted alumni membership.
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