Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Mar. 22, 2007

Next week’s CLE offerings focus on family law, use of translators and preparing for law exams

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

Recent Developments in Family Law
Course #: FLI07
Tuesday, March 27, 4-7 p.m.
Western New England College School of Law, Springfield

At this program, our distinguished speakers will review important recent cases and legislation, as well as address some of the challenging issues facing family law practitioners today. Key issues to be addressed include:

  • Child support;
  • Division of assets;
  • Custody and visitation;
  • Alimony;
  • Standing;
  • Unmarried couples; and
  • Jurisdiction, including PKPA, UIFSA and UCCJA/MCCJA.

Effective Use of Translators in Legal Matters
Luncheon roundtable – lunch provided
Course #: BLF07
Wednesday, March 28, noon-2 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Global business and multilingual Americans and foreigners require doing business and litigating in more than one language. Having competent resources to assist in coordination of such matters is vital. Specific topics will include:

  • Understanding industry terminology;
  • Translating legal documents;
  • Providing foreign language deposition support;
  • Putting a translation team together;
  • Courtroom translation support;
  • Using an interpreter effectively; and
  • Interpreter ethics.

Exam Writing and Legal Analysis
*includes continental breakfast
Course #: YLE07
Thursday, March 29, 10 a.m.–noon
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Learn practical tips from our expert panel on preparing to take your next law school exam at this free seminar.

** A pair of tickets to the Friday, May 11 Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles game will be raffled off at this program. You must be present to win. To register, call the MBA Member Services Center at (617) 338-0530.

Space is limited. Register by noon on Wednesday, March 28.

Elizabeth Broderick, Esq., moderator
Law Office of Elizabeth Broderick, Lowell

James A. Janda, Esq.
Director of Peer Mentoring and Bar Preparation Programs, Suffolk University Law School, Boston



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