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Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
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Participate in the MBA's FREE Legal Chats

Interested in attending real-time, interactive webcasts you can watch, and participate in, from the comfort of your home or office? Register now for upcoming Legal Chats.

NOTE: There is no on-site attendance available for Legal Chats. If you are unable to participate virtually, the recorded version of the program will be available at, after the program takes place.

Changes to the Massachusetts Personal Records Act Live program

Friday, Oct. 22, noon-1 p.m.

Significant changes have been made to the Massachusetts Personnel Records Act. Join Rubin and Rudman's Denise I. Murphy, Esq. as she discusses how these changes will impact the work of human resources professionals/management and how to now approach employee relations and personnel records.

Click here to register.


Overview of the First Circuit's decision in REBA for Massachusetts v. NREIS Inc. Live program

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 4-5 p.m.

The First Circuit has asked the Supreme Judicial Court to advise it whether, and to what extent, conducting real estate closings constitutes the practice of law. Oral arguments are scheduled for Nov. 2.

Two of the attorneys involved in The Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts, Inc. v. National Real Estate Information Services, Inc. (First Cir., 2010, 09-1809) will discuss how we got to this point and the significance of the First Circuit's decision reversing the district court's summary judgment in favor of NREIS.

Watch as Douglas W. Salvesen, trial counsel for REBA, and Jonathan M. Albano, author of the amicus brief filed by the Boston Bar Association in support of REBA, analyze this important appellate decision. Joe Boynton will moderate the discussion.

Click here to register. This chat is sponsored by the Property Law Section Council.


Bankruptcy 911 with Judge Joan N. Feeney Live program

Friday, Oct. 29, noon-1 p.m.

Join Judge Joan Feeney and Ted Connolly, co-authors of the new book, The Road Out of Debt, to discuss what signs and warning signals may point to your client's need to file a bankruptcy case, what debts and situations are most appropriate for filing a bankruptcy case in and general bankruptcy basics.

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Why LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter Live program

matter to the legal industry

Friday, Nov. 5, noon-1 p.m.

Social media's impact on law firms, revenue and brand Live program

Friday, Nov. 19, noon-1 p.m.




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