ABLL 2020-2021 Membership Scholarship

In light of the current pandemic and economic hardships facing our members and their firms, the ABLL Board is proud to offer a limited number of scholarships to cover the 2020-2021 Membership dues. We recognize the importance of community during these times and would like all our members to continue to benefit from our educational programming and social events. In addition, all of our upcoming programs and events through 2020 will be held virtually. We … Read more

Postponed – ABLL Education Luncheon – Legal Analytics – A Look Behind the Curtain Sponsored by Lexis Nexis

Postponed – An update will follow When: Monday, April 6th at 12:00 pm Where: Social Law Library What: ABLL Education Luncheon – Sponsored by Lexis Nexis Please RSVP by Monday, March 30th to Kara Mack – kmack@goodwinlaw.com Title: Legal Analytics – A Look Behind the Curtain Description: Legal analytics continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Information professionals are on the forefront as early adopters who evaluate, introduce and train others on analytic tools. Join … Read more

January Brown Bag – Library Awareness and Engagement

Keeping the Library relevant is getting harder & harder. How do you keep Library awareness happening at your firm? What do you do for orientation? How do you get the Library a seat at the table? With National Library week approaching, our members at WilmerHale have offered to host a brown bag lunch where we can share ideas and experiences. Hope you can make it! Where: WilmerHale 60 State St. Boston When: Thursday, January 23rd … Read more

Brown Bag: Docket Alerting and Tracking

Docket Alerting and Tracking As we approach 2020, there are still many stumbling blocks with docket alerting and tracking. Tips? Tricks? How are you managing expectations?   Where: Goodwin 100 Northern Ave Boston When: Thursday, December 19th 12:00-1:00 Space is limited, please RSVP by Dec. 16th to be included on the security list. kmack@goodwinlaw.com   Can’t make it to the Seaport? We have a call-in option. Please contact Kara for details.  

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

Please complete our ABLL Members Survey

Please take three minutes to complete our survey about the Association of Boston Law Librarians. Your feedback is essential as we map out the future of ABLL and improve member services! EDIT: The survey is closed as of October 1, 2018 Please contact Amy Wilson (aewilson@mintz.com) with any questions regarding the survey

2018 Annual Business Meeting Recap

  This year’s annual Business Meeting was held at Hampshire House on May 16.  The meeting opened with a welcome and president’s report from Sarah Bennet.  Following this report, the nominated board members were unanimously voted in.  This included Kevin Coakley-Welch as the Vice President/President Elect, Rebecca Carpenter as the Treasurer, Sarah Hart as the Communication Chair, Kara Mack as the Education Chair, and Christie Schauder as the Sponsorship-Events Chair.  Jenna Fegreus concluded the meeting … Read more

ABLL Winter Education Meeting: Artificial Intelligence, Sponsored by Bloomberg Law

ABLL Winter Education Meeting: Artificial Intelligence, Sponsored by Bloomberg Law January 11th, 2018 When: Monday, January 29th @ 12:30 Where:  Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse, One Pemberton Square, Suite 4100, Boston Artificial intelligence has become a popular buzzword across all industries because it can help us do things faster and cheaper. In the legal space, that means classifying and organizing voluminous amounts of data, such as court opinions, dockets, and EDGAR filings. As Commercial … Read more