Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Jun. 7, 2007

CLE in your community

For more information, or to sign up for the following programs, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530, download the latest CLE brochure as a PDF file or visit the CLE Web page.

Bankruptcy and ethics programs to take place in Springfield, Boston

Bankruptcy Basics – A Beginner’s Perspective After BAPCPA
Course #: BLI07
Tuesday, June 12, noon–1:30 p.m.
MBA Western Mass. office, 73 State St., Springfield

Practitioners are continuing to understand how the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (“BAPCPA”) affects their practice. This roundtable discussion will examine the highlights of the new act, as well as discuss practical solutions to issues facing new bankruptcy practitioners. Attendees will become more informed about pitfalls and common mistakes to avoid in order to better serve their clients.

Staying Professional in the Practice
Course #: YLG07
Thursday, June 14, 4–7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The seminar will focus on educating practitioners and providing practical suggestions on how to develop systems and safeguards to help avoid the pitfalls associated with ethical considerations; integrity issues; conflicts of interest; and attorney-client privileges in day-to-day relationships with clients. Our expert panelists will outline the standards by which an attorney's conduct will be judged, and suggest practical ways to minimize susceptibility to malpractice and ethics complaints.

CLE kicks off summer Casemaker sessions in Andover, Chicopee

Course #: CASEE07
Wednesday, June 13, 23:15 p.m.
Massachusetts School of Law, Andover

Course #: CASEP07
Thursday, June 14, 45:15 p.m.
Elms College, Chicopee

Casemaker has had many new features added, including: CaseCheck, an enhanced case law search results function, database availability for all 50 states, nationwide collections of combined Supreme Court and ethics opinions and more. This training session will be held in a computer lab setting that will provide participants with the use of a computer and online access to Casemaker.

NOTE: Because space at Casemaker trainings is limited, online enrollment is not available. To register for a Casemaker training session, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or toll-free at (877) 676-6500.

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