Below you can find answers to non-legal questions about the human side of lawyering. Answers are written by licensed clinicians with the purpose of providing information, and are not a substitute for a clinical evaluation.
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Additional Resources: Character and Fitness Standards for Bar Admission in Massachusetts and BBE FAQ on Character and Fitness
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