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Thursday, Apr. 23, 2009
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MBA Committee and Section News

Join us at the Section/Division/Committee Open House on April 29; Employment Law Open Forum; Business Law Section Council Meeting; May Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Open Forum

Section, division and committee participation is the best way to enhance your MBA membership. Join us on Wednesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the MBA, 20 West St., Boston, to learn more about the MBA's Young Lawyers Division, Lawyers in Transition Committee and our three newest sections: Immigration Law, Juvenile & Child Welfare Law and General Practice, Solo & Small Firm.

This FREE open house will offer you the opportunity to meet the chairs and section council members in an informal setting while networking with colleagues with similar interests. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
A special guest, former Supreme Judicial Court Justice John M. Greaney (ret.), will also speak on the benefits of getting involved in bar associations for the betterment of the community.

Click here to register.


Employment Law Open Forum

Tuesday, April 28, noon-1 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Wage & Hour Class Actions

Come and discuss the new trends over a brown bag lunch. The discussion will be led by employer-side and employee-side experts, John M. McKelway, Jr. of  McCarter & English LLP in Boston and Todd S. Heyman of Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP in Boston respectively. We hope to see you there.

R.S.V.P. to MBA Sections Administrator Jean Stevens at [e-mail jstevens].


Business Law Section Council Meeting

April 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West Street, Boston

All Business Law Section members are invited to attend the Tuesday, April 28 Section Council meeting. The guest speakers will be Gerry Sherman and Mike Fine of the Pathway Advisors, LLC to discuss workouts and forbearance agreements. Also, the section council will be reviewing matters of interest to practitioners as we move towards the conclusion of the this year's programs including the possible formation of a pro se program to assist on bankruptcies.

R.S.V.P. to [e-mail jstevens].


May Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Open Forum 

Thursday, May 14, noon-1 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Hot Topics Before The NLRB

Rosemary Pye and members of the NLRB staff will hold an informal discussion on issues presently before the National Labor Relations Board.  

R.S.V.P. to MBA Sections Administrator Jean Stevens at [e-mail jstevens].




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