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Annual Conference 2005: Schedule At-A-Glance

Thursday, March 3

Noon Registration & Exhibit Hall open

1:30 p.m. MBA House of Delegates meeting

2:30 p.m. Managing Your Practice & Your Career

Proper Care of Your Practice

Expert Tactics to Help You Manage Your Career

Exhibitor Showcase

Tech Talk: Law & Technology Update, Part 1

4:00 p.m. Mass. Bar Foundation Annual Meeting

4:30 p.m. Career/Mentor Roundtables

5:30 p.m. Opening-Night Reception

Friday, March 4

7:30 a.m. Registration & Exhibit Hall open

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. Plenary Session I

President's Welcome

Recent Developments in the Law Opening Remarks

Significant Legislative Developments in Massachusetts

9:30 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. Recent Developments programs

Family Law

Commercial Law

Real Estate

Briefings programs

Employment Law

Probate Law

Criminal Justice

Section Council meetings

Judicial Administration

Law Practice

Civil Litigation

10:45 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall

11:15 a.m. Recent Developments programs

Federal Law

Juvenile Law

Employment Law

Tax Law

Briefings, Track 4

Property Law

Patriot Act Update

Section Council meetings

Access to Justice

Probate Law

12:15 p.m. Access to Justice Awards Luncheon

1:30 p.m. Exhibitor Showcase

Tech Talk: Law & Technology Update, Part 2

2:00 p.m. Recent Developments programs

Personal Injury Law

Probate Law

Corporate Governance

Appellate Practice & Procedure

Briefings programs

Tax Law

Family Law

Access to Justice

Section Council meetings

Health Law

Individual Rights & Responsibilities

Property Law

2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:15 p.m. Recent Developments programs

Criminal Law

Elder Law

Briefings programs

Judicial Administration

Health Law

Civil Litigation

Business Law

Section Council meetings

Family Law

Tax Law

4:00 p.m. Plenary Session II

Professional Responsibility - BBO Update

Lawyers Liability & Malpractice Avoidance

5:30 p.m. Reception

7:00 p.m. Annual Dinner 2005

Saturday, March 5

7:30 a.m. Registration open

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. Breakfast with the Judges

9:00 a.m. Bench/Bar Forum

Plenary Session: Affording Justice

10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break

11:15 a.m. Bench/Bar Forum Breakout Sessions

Session I: The future of court-appointed counsel in
Massachusetts

Session II: Reconnecting self-represented litigants with the
private bar

Session III: Contingent-fee practice

1:00 p.m. Closing Luncheon

(Note: Schedule is subject to change)

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