The Board of Bar Overseers and the Office of the Bar Counsel were established by the Supreme Judicial Court in 1974 as independent administrative bodies to investigate and evaluate complaints against lawyers.
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Practicing With ProfessionalismPursuant to S.J.C. Rule 3:16, new attorneys admitted to the Massachusetts bar must attend a course on professionalism. You may view the 2017 course calendar by clicking here.
Alert on Email ScamsThe Board of Bar Overseers has received information and wishes to alert the bar about two different email scams. Please click here to review this alert.
Ransomware 101A practical discussion of ransomware for solo and small firm lawyers, written by Attorney Terrence Pricher, can be read here.
BBO/OBC POLICY ON LEGAL ADVICE ON MARIJUANA - The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers and Office of the Bar Counsel will not prosecute a member of ... ...more