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Thursday, Apr. 19, 2012

Upcoming MBA Conferences

Criminal/Immigration Law Training Conference, May 9; Second Annual General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Symposium, May 10; 33rd Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring Conference, May 18

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Register for the Criminal/Immigration Law Training Conference on Wednesday, May 9 from 9 am. to 5:30 p.m. at the MBA, 20 West St., Boston. This day-long program is designed for criminal defense attorneys and immigration practitioners.

The speakers will cover both basic and advanced topics for lawyers at any stage of their practice. The program is ideal for defense attorneys trying to understand the impact of immigration concerns on all aspects of their representation and immigration practitioners interested in immigration related post-conviction motions and deepening understanding of the effects of criminal conduct on immigration proceedings.

Price:
MBA members and AILA members: $100; MBA member law students, recent admittees: $50; and nonmembers: $150.

Registration:
For more information, or to register, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here.

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Attend the Second Annual General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Symposium on Thursday, May 10 from noon to 5:30 p.m. at Lombardo's in Randolph. Prepare for the future now by strengthening your business plan, embracing advances in technology and more. Panels include:

  • 11:30 a.m.: Registration
  • Noon-1 p.m.: Running our Law Practices on the Run: Safely and Ethically (Working Lunch)
  • 1-2 p.m.: Serving Our Clients in the Modern Legal World: Business Models for the Future
  • 2-2:15 p.m.: Networking Break
  • 2:15-3:30 p.m.: Fundamental Ethical Issues--Protection for All
  • 3:30-4:45 p.m.: Judges on Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration
  • 4:45-5:30 p.m.: Networking-- New Ideas and Approaches
  • 5:30 p.m.: Networking Reception

The GPSSF Conference has been pre-approved for CLE credits in New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

Price:
MBA members: $100; Non-members: $150.

Registration:
For more information, or to register, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here.

Start a LinkedIn discussion, share a comment, or like an existing post between now and May 4 for a chance to win a pass to the conference.

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Register for the 33rd Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring Conference on Friday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave., Boston. The conference features keynote speaker Bob Ryan, Boston Globe sports columnist.

  • 9 a.m.: Introductory Remarks
  • 9:10-10:15 a.m.: Employment Law Update -- An Overview of Significant Developments and Notable Cases
  • 10:15-10:30 a.m.: Networking Break
  • 10:30-11 a.m.: An Act Relative to Gender Identity -- What Employment Lawyers Need To Know
  • 11 a.m.-noon: Employee Misclassification and Current State And Federal Government Enforcement
  • Noon: Lunch and keynote address by Bob Ryan, columnist, Boston Globe
  • 1:15-2:15 p.m.: NLRA Issues for Non-Union Workforce
  • 2:15-2:30 p.m.: Networking Break
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.: Practicum on Courtroom Advocacy -- Tips For Improving Your Courtroom Skills
  • 3:30-4:15 p.m.: News and Developments from the MCAD
  • 4:15 p.m.: Reception

Price:
Sponsoring section MBA members: $180; MBA member paralegals, law students, recent admittees: $120; MBA members: $200; and nonmembers: $240.

Registration:
For more information, or to register, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here.

 

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