Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008

Upcoming CLE seminar and program schedule

Join fellow MBA members at the "Sixth Annual In-House Counsel Conference" featuring Hon. Ralph D. Gants

Sixth Annual In-House ConferenceSixth Annual In-House Counsel Conference: Doing Business in Troubled Times
Course #: BLD09
Introductory level
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton

The theme of the MBA’s Sixth Annual In-House Counsel Conference is “Doing Business in Troubled Times.” The conference will address current developments and hot topics, including recent developments in the Business Litigation Session of the Superior Court, electronic and other discovery issues that affect document retention, and how the new Massachusetts Wage Act impacts businesses. There will be a panel discussion of directors’ duties, including duties that arise when a company is in trouble and what it means for a director to be independent. A panel of intellectual property experts will discuss issues relating to effective management of intellectual property with a limited budget. Finally, there will be a presentation concerning risk management to avoid or minimize the cost of litigation in uncertain times.


Peter D. McDermott, Esq., conference co-chair, Banner & Witcoff Ltd., Boston;
David A. Parke,
Esq., conference co-chair, Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas LLP, Springfield; and
Hon. Ralph D. Gants, Superior Court, Boston.

For more information, a complete list of faculty, or to register, visit the MBA Calendar.

CLE Heading

To register for the following programs, call MBA Member Services at (617) 338-0530, [e-mail membership] or visit the CLE Web site. To download a PDF of the December/January CLE brochure, click here.  

This week's highlighted programs include:
  • CLE Programs in December
  • Free Casemaker Webinars

Scroll down for program descriptions, dates and registration details.



Drafting the Simple Will, Course #: PLI09
Monday, Dec. 8 / Holiday Inn, 700 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton

Distressed Property Bootcamp Series: Session I, Course #: PRD09
Monday, Dec. 8 / MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Employment Law for Lawyers, Course #: LEA09
Wednesday, Dec. 10 / MBA, 20 West. St, Boston

The ABC's of Social Security Disability Cases, Course #: CLM09
Thursday, Dec. 11 / MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Workers' Compensation Basics, Course #: CLL09
Tuesday, Dec. 16 / Catuogno Court Reporting Services, 446 Main St., Worcester

Hot Off the Press: The New Child Support Guidelines, Course #: FLM09  (LIVE)
Tuesday, Dec. 16 / Catuogno Court Reporting Services, 72 S. Main St., Providence, RI

Hot Off the Press: The New Child Support Guidelines, Course #: FLN09  (SIMULCAST)
Tuesday, Dec. 16 / Catuogno Court Reporting Services, 30 Rowes Wharf, Suite 530, Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston


This fall, Casemaker is presenting a free webinar for MBA members. Want to learn more about the capabilities of newly released beta version of Casemaker Version 2.1 straight from the source? Attend a Web training from the comfort of your home or office.

Click here to access the Casemaker webinar trainings. Currently scheduled webinars include:

  • Thursday, Dec. 11, 1–2 p.m.

For webinar system requirements, click here.

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