Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2008

Upcoming CLE seminar and program schedule

MBA increases CLE offerings across the commonwealth

NOTE: This association year, the MBA is increasing its CLE offerings to at least 80, with more seminars and offerings throughout the state. At least 10 seminars running from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. will take place each month. In addition to more programming in the Greater Boston area, the MBA will increase its CLE offerings in the communities of Springfield, Marlborough, Andover, Taunton and Worcester.

For more information on new programs, visit

MBA members now have the opportunity to register for fall conferences. Early registration is strongly encouraged as space is limited. To register for these conferences, please contact MBA Member Services at (617) 338-0530.

L. RikleenSecond Annual Lawyers in Transition Conference
Course #: GPA09
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Marlborough, 75 Felton St., Marlborough

Whether you are a recent law school grad seeking your first job, an experienced attorney transitioning from part-time to full-time practice or changing career paths, the second annual Lawyers in Transition conference will benefit you. Conference organizers are proud to welcome keynote speaker Lauren Stiller Rikleen, the Executive Director of the Bowditch Institute for Women’s Success, and a partner in the Real Estate and Environmental Law Group of Bowditch & Dewey LLP. Rikleen also wrote the highly acclaimed Ending the Gauntlet: Removing Barriers to Women’s Success in the Law.

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18th Annual Family Law graphic18th Annual Family Law Conference: Complex Evidentiary Issues in Divorce and Custody Cases
Friday, Oct. 17 - Saturday, Oct. 18
Ocean Edge Resort & Club on Cape Cod
2907 Main St., Rte. 6A, Brewster

The MBA's Family Law Section Council invites you to attend its 18th Annual Family Law Conference, "Complex Evidentiary Issues in Divorce and Custody Cases." This conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to meet judges, socialize with colleagues and update your skills. Learn techniques and gain insights from our distinguished panel of judges and legal experts from a range of specialties that will enhance your trial I.Q.

Hotel Information: For reservations and information, contact Ocean Edge Resort & Club on Cape Cod at (800) 343-6074.

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ADR for eJournalStops Along the ADR Spectrum Conference: Matching the Best Option with the Situation
Course #: BLC09 
Thursday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.–noon
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

In these changing times, the need and demand for alternative dispute resolution is increasing. While lawyers and clients have a general idea of the more familiar types of ADR, they are less familiar with other ADR tools and methods such as case evaluation and collaborative law. On the day we celebrate Conflict Resolution Day, our experienced panelists will provide practical advice on topics such as the use and value of case evaluation in resolving disputes and how collaborative law works and when it can be utilized.

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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 September/October CLE brochure, click here.  

This week's highlighted programs include:    

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  • Upcoming September programs

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Sweeping Changes in Corporate Tax Law
Friday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont St., Boston

36th Annual Robert Fuchs Labor Law Conference
National Labor Relations Board/Department of Labor Annual Conference
Thursday, Oct. 16, 12:30–5:30 p.m., with reception to follow
Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont St., Boston

Sixth Annual In-House Counsel Conference
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Newton Marriott Hotel, Newton


Handling Depositions with Confidence
Course #: CLB09 / Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4–7 p.m.
Egan, Flanagan & Cohen PC, 67 Market St., Springfield

Drafting the Simple Will
Course #: PLB09 / Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4–7 p.m.
Massachusetts School of Law, 500 Federal St., Andover

The Rx Files – Medicine for Lawyers Part I: Legal Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases
Course #: HLA09 / Tuesday, Sept. 23, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Women and Money - A Working Woman’s Guide to Achieving Financial Independence Session I: Women, Money and Power
Course #: MONEY1A / Wednesday, Sept. 24, 12:30–2 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Mechanics of Real Estate Closings and Title Issues Luncheon Roundtable (lunch provided)
Course #: PRA09 / Wednesday, Sept. 24, 12:30–2 p.m.
MBA, 73 State St., Springfield

Streetwise: A Beginner’s Guide to Handling Motor Vehicle Accidents
Course #: CLD09 / Wednesday, Sept. 24, 4–7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Casemaker Training (Worcester)
Course #: CASEA09 / Thursday, Sept. 25, 2–3:15 p.m.
Registry of Deeds, Worcester

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