2/27: Brown Bag: We have access to that?

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at NOON – “We have access to that?” : When you hear that, don’t you feel like Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day”? How do we inform users about our subscription resources? How do we measure the value of these resources to our users? This brown bag meeting is based on a discussion den topic from AALL 2023 (prior attendance not required). Andrea Rasmussen at Latham & Watkins is hosting this hybrid … Read more

1/22/2024: AI for Law Librarians with Rebecca Fordon (Webinar)

 Join Rebecca Fordon, a law librarian at the Ohio State University Moritz Law Library, on Monday, January 22, 2024, at 11am for the webinar “AI for Law Librarians.”  It seems like a new AI tool is being released every minute – how can we keep up and learn to critically evaluate these products? In this session, we’ll review the terminology and go over some of the key new products. We’ll also provide a checklist for … Read more

12/7: Tips & Best Practices for Acquiring Prior Art Declarations, Date-Stamps, and more

Thursday, December 7th at 2pm Join ABLL members Katelyn Cidlevich, Wendi Hoffenberg, Kim Martin, and Karen Rutherford for an hour long presentation on prior art declarations, date-stamps, and more. This presentation will discuss the process of obtaining prior art declarations or date-stamps required in the course of patent litigation. It will address the background, challenges, and helpful resources that can be used to track down these materials.   RSVP: Email Kirsten at kleary@socialaw.com  

12/4: Trelllis Demo Session

December 4 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm What’s New with Trellis in Massachusetts?  State Trial Court Research & Analytics – Tips & Best Practices!   Syllabus and Program Description   Join the Association of Boston Law Librarians and Trellis for an engaging webinar as we cover how to analyze the behavior and history of your Massachusetts judge, competitive counsel, prospects and clients to gain crucial insights into litigation history and ruling tendencies. We’ll show you … Read more

11/16: ABLL and SLA New England meetup at Sips Cafe Post Office Square

ABLL has teamed up with SLA New England to bring you a night of tasty treats alongside friendly conversation and networking. Join us for a fun evening and an opportunity to connect with another, local information organization! Where: Sips Cafe in Post Office Square (Leventhal Park) When: 5:30-8pm Appetizers will be provided. Attendees are responsible for all other food and drink. RSVP: karen.rutherford@wilmerhale.com  

11/7: Brown Bag: Contract Negotiation Part 2

Please join us by Zoom  on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at noon, for Contract Negotiations, Part 2, with David Goldman and Christie Schauder. This is a follow up to their previous program that got rave reviews by all attendees.   RSVP: email Kirsten Leary (kleary@socialaw.com) for the Zoom link

10/18 Brown Bag: AI

The Brown Rudnick Law Library is pleased to host a brown bag luncheon on AI. This is intended to be an open forum discussion for us to share our experiences, questions, ideas, concerns, etc. Date: Wednesday, October 18 Time: 12‐1PM ET In Person Location: Brown Rudnick, One Financial Center, 18th Floor, Conference Room A Virtual Location: Via Zoom (Once you RSVP, a calendar invitation with Zoom info will be sent to you. R.S.V.P.: Helen Vlachos … Read more

10/13 MassTrac Webinar

On Friday, October 13, 2023 at 1pm, please join MassTrac for an ABLL-only training on how to maximize your MassTrac experience. MassTrac is the premiere Massachusetts legislative information, analysis, and tracking service. Since 1994, they’ve offered legislative professionals and legal researchers the tools to search, track, and receive email notifications on every piece of legislation on Beacon Hill. On the eve of their 30th anniversary, they’re proud to present more content & context on bills … Read more

10/5 Welcome Back Party

It’s that time of year again! Welcome Back Party Time! Please join your fellow law librarians at Lily’s Bar Pizza Patio! 33 Batterymarch St, Boston, MA 02110 at 5:30-8pm RSVP to karen.rutherford@wilmerhale.com