Welcome Attendees


Welcome to Boston!


For the Spring 2017 ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference 


The American Bar Association Spring 2017 National Legal Malpractice Conference offers you the profession’s best programming on legal liability issues and developments.  It also includes incomparable networking opportunities, including at our Wednesday evening opening reception, as well as during our special treat for the Thursday Reception…batter up at Fenway Park! We are also continuing our work to include more of our young professionals in networking events.  Please check out these activities on our Special Events page.


We also have fantastic substantive programming for you.  Highlights include an opening plenary with Alan Dershowitz, Professor of Law Emeritus, Harvard Law School for a conversation focused on ethics; and Michelle Wu, President of the Boston City Council and named one of 14 young Democrats to watch by the New York Times, will share comments with us at our Thursday luncheon. We also have a number of programs on current issues in legal malpractice.  You can view the planned programming on the Schedule and Sessions page.



We look forward to seeing you in Boston.


Edward Cheng, Conference Chair

Partner, Sherin & Lodgen, Boston, MA


Shari L. Klevens, Committee Chair

Dentons US LLP, Washington, DC