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  

Brown Bag – implementing analytic tools

Join me at the Insurance Law Library to discuss implementing analytic tools. Open discussion about the who and what of executing roll out and adoption. When: Tuesday, February 12th, at noon Where: Insurance Law Library, 156 State St. , Boston, MA 02109 RSVP to Kara Mack – kmack@goodwinlaw.com by February 11th

ABLL Members Education Meeting – Blockchain and the legal industry

Joseph Raczynski, Thomson Reuters legal technologist and blockchain expert, will present on blockchain and its impact on the legal industry. Joe has published and regularly presents on a variety of legal technology topics. We are very fortunate to have this opportunity to learn what blockchain is, how it is being used now, and what we can expect in the future. When: 11:30 a.m. January 24, 2019 Where: Social Law Library 1 Pemberton Sq Ste 4100, … Read more

Massachusetts Declaration of Rights – 30 Articles

From January 1, 2019 through January 30, 2019, Massachusetts Law Updates will present a daily series of blog posts showcasing the 30 Articles in the Declaration of Rights in the Massachusetts Constitution. Each post will follow the same format. The post will begin with an identification of the subject of the Article, assigned for the purpose of this series, followed by the article itself. If the Article has been amended or replaced entirely, the new … Read more

ABLL Holiday Party!

The White Bull Tavern Wednesday, December 12 from 5-8pm RSVP to christie.schauder@wilmerhale.com by Friday, December 7

Slate of candidates for election at the ABLL 2018 Annual Business Meeting

We respectfully submit the following slate of candidates for election at the ABLL 2018 Annual Business Meeting. Vice President/President Elect (3 Year Term) Kevin Coakley-Welch (Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General) Treasurer (2 Year Term) Rebecca Carpenter (Sullivan & Worcester) Communication Chair (2 Year Term) Sarah Hart (The Insurance Library) Education Chair (2 Year Term) Kara Mack (Goodwin) Sponsorship-Events Chair (2 Year Term) Christie Schauder (Social Law Library) The Nomination Committee Susan Cleary:  smcleary@mintz.com – … Read more

Logo Contest

Voting for the ABLL Logo Contest begins on Monday, March 6, 2016. Voting closes on March 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM (EST) Entry #1 Entry #2 Entry #3 Click on this link to vote Logo Contest Rules

Maine State Library study finds that Librarian is one of the most trusted professions

Following is a link to a Maine State Library Trusted Professionals Survey with the following objective: “…to measure the perceived “trustworthiness” (honest and ethical standards) of librarians and a variety of other professions,” http://digitalmaine.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1100&context=msl_docs. Maine residents responded and one of the key findings was “(a)mong the twenty-two professions included in this research, the top rated in terms of perceived honesty and ethics, are Nurses (81%), followed by Librarians (78%) and Pharmacists (74%) (emphasis added). Librarians … Read more