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Thursday, Sep. 27, 2012
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Section News: Upcoming meetings and special section events

Attend the Oct. 3 Law Practice Management section council meeting. Join in the Oct. 4 Public Law section council meeting. Assist the Probate and Family Court by attending the Oct. 5 Conciliation Training.

Law Practice Management Section Council meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5:15-6:45 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Law Practice Management Section Council is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Public Law Section Council meeting

Thursday, Oct. 4, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Public Law Section Council is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Conciliation Training

Friday, Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon St., Boston

Are you wondering how you may assist the Probate and Family Court at a time when budgetary constraints and staffing shortages create particular challenges, while simultaneously learning skills that may expand and grow your law practices at little or no cost to you?

The Massachusetts Bar Association and Boston Bar Association cordially invite family law practitioners with at least five years of domestic relations experience to participate in a conciliation training at the BBA, 16 Beacon St., Boston on Friday, Oct. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Presenters include:

  • Hon. Robert W. Langlois (ret.)
  • Fran Giordano, Esq.
  • Lloyd Godson, Esq.
  • Geraldine McEvoy, Esq.
  • Eugene Nigro, Esq.
  • Joanne Romanow, Esq.
  • Victoria Rothbaum, Esq.
  • Gayle Stone-Turesky, Esq.

At this program, you will become certified as a conciliator, enabling you to be placed on the Probate and Family Courts' list of trained conciliators. Attendance at the program is FREE, except for the fees associated with materials if you do not print them out yourself.

In exchange, you will be asked to commit to volunteering for at least one day at the Probate and Family Court as a conciliator or for a "conciliation" project such as the pilot program at the Suffolk Probate and Family Court.

There are limited spots left to participate in this unique opportunity, so please respond quickly if you wish to attend. Participants will be able to attend on a first come, first serve basis.

If you are already a trained conciliator and are interested in volunteer conciliation opportunities, please contact the Boston Bar Association's Family Law Steering Committee. Registration is required to attend.

To R.S.V.P., [e-mail jjones].

 

 

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