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Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009
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Join in the Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Open Forum; Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conduct; Young Lawyers Division Career Panel; Immigration Law and Transgender Clients

Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Open Forum

Thursday, Feb. 12, noon-1 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Join members of the Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Open Forum for a discussion concerning what does and does not amount to unlawful double-breasting at Double-Breasting: Legal Considerations for Employers and Unions.  
 
Our informative discussion will be led by Andrew Eisenberg from Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Boston and Burt Rosenthal from Segal Roitman LLP in Boston.

To R.S.V.P., contact MBA Sections Administrator Jean Stevens at jstevens.

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Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conduct: Overview of Concepts & Discussion of Emerging Issues

Thursday, Feb. 12, noon-1:30 p.m.
Course #: IMB09
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The interplay between immigration and criminal law can have devastating consequences for any non-citizen charged with a crime. With skyrocketing numbers of immigrants being deported for relatively minor criminal offenses, it is imperative that anyone representing non-citizens understand basic concepts in this area.
 
To R.S.V.P., contact Member Services at (617) 338-0530.
 

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Young Lawyers Division Career Panel and Social Event

  Thursday, Feb. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Southern New England School of Law, Larkin Moot Court Room, North Dartmouth
Click here for directions.

Join us for a Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors Meeting, followed by a career panel discussion hosted by the Law School Committee of the Young Lawyers Division. Hear tips from young lawyers about finding and keeping jobs in this economy. Following the panel discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to network with fellow legal professionals over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. 

 

To R.S.V.P., contact Member Services at (617) 338-0530.

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Immigration Law and Transgender Clients

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m.
Course #: IMA09
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

This workshop will provide both law students and attorneys practicing immigration law the tools for effective representation of transgender individuals in the immigration context. Experienced panelists will discuss the legal issues faced by transgender non-citizens, including Transgender Law 101 and DOMA implications for family-based immigration for transgender clients. This program is sponsored by the MBA's Immigration Law Section and Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association.
 
To R.S.V.P., contact Member Services at (617) 338-0530.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

  

  

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