ACC-Northeast is the organization of choice for in-house counsel in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. We offer regular educational programs sponsored by local law firms which cover topics of interest to in-house counsel, using the expertise of the sponsoring firms and that of member panelists . Our members have many opportunities to network with each other, and we host two half day conferences per year that cover one topic in depth, such as "Intellectual Property Master Class" and "Closing the Deal - Balancing Risk with Opportunity in Today's Contracts".
The chapter gives back to the community with strong advocacy, pro bono, women's and diversity initiatives, and sponsor an annual ethics award for law students from twelve regional law schools. ACC-Northeast serves the entire states of Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
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13th Annual Law Student Ethics Awards
(Pictured above are the 12 deserving students along with Karen Valentine (1st row far left) , Vice President of Chapter, Jim Peck(2nd row far left) , Co-Chair of Ethics Committee, Jeff Levinson (1st row center) President of Chapter, Ian Hecker (1st row far right), Co-Chair of Ethics Committee)
ACC-Northeast celebrated the 13th Annual Law Student Ethics Awards on April 27th.Held at the Old South Meeting House this historic setting further exemplified the meaning of these Awards.
The award, which includes a $1,000 scholarship, is given to students from each of the participating law schools in New England who have demonstrated an early commitment to ethics through work in clinical and other programs representing their first real clients.
The LSEA has become a signature event for ACC-Northeast, bringing together members of corporate law practices in the area, in-house counsel from many local companies, the judiciary, affiliate bar members, and academia.