Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2007

Three upcoming CLEs in Western Mass., one in Boston

To sign up for the following program, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here to view all CLE listings online.

Will Preparation and Provisions
Course #: PLF07
Wednesday, April 11, noon-1:30 p.m.
MBA Western Mass. office, 73 State St., Springfield

This luncheon roundtable will assist practitioners in the preparation of wills with basic and irregular clauses, and will particularly focus on what to include or exclude in a will. Participants are encouraged to send questions or a draft of a will in advance to the MBA’s Springfield office at [e-mail cbaronas].

It’s Confidential – Privilege Law in Massachusetts
Course #: CLO07
Thursday, April 12, 4-6:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Privilege issues arise in an array of situations in both civil and criminal cases: at trial, in a deposition, responding to a discovery request or when planning strategy. In order to preserve a privilege, a proactive approach is often necessary. This seminar will focus on a variety of privileges, including the attorney-client, spousal, parent-child, peer review, doctor-patient, common interest and joint defense privileges. Our experienced panel will explain the concept of each privilege and provide practical tips for successfully asserting and defeating privilege claims.

Current Issues in Zoning Enforcement and Licensing
Course #: PRE07
Thursday, April 12, 4-7 p.m.
Springfield Marriott, 2 Boland Way, Springfield

This seminar will provide practical advice and insight about the areas of zoning, sanitary, health and fire code and municipal licensing. Panelists will contrast enforcement actions in each area with a brief background of the legal structure of municipal zoning, licensing powers in Massachusetts and other codes. Case studies also will be utilized and include state sanitary and building codes with regard to apartments, adult entertainment businesses, junkyards, restaurants, bars and other establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages.

Law Practice Management Basics
Course #: LPE07
Monday, April 23, 1-2 p.m.
MBA Western Mass. office, 73 State St., Springfield

Designed for both new attorneys and attorneys opening their own firms, this luncheon roundtable will discuss the nuts and bolts of law practice management. The program will cover a variety of issues and challenges, with specific topics to include: office space; office sharing; location; equipment; software programs; hiring assistance; and getting the phone to finally ring.

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