CLE Program

Understanding the Fiduciary Litigation Session in the Probate and Family Court


Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Runtime: 1:30h

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Are you interested in learning about the Fiduciary Litigation Session (FLS) held in the Probate and Family Court? This 90-minute program will offer a comprehensive overview of the basics of the FLS, followed by a wine and cheese reception with faculty members. The program will leave you confident in your grasp of the procedural requirements for gaining access to the FLS. 

What will I learn?
During this program, you will learn about:

  • The background, creation and vision of the FLS
  • Standing Order 2-17
  • The procedural requirements to get a case reassigned to the FLS
  • Practice pointers

Who should attend?
Members of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) and the Boston Bar Association (BBA) with either little to no probate background, or many years of experience, will find this program worthwhile.

This is a joint program presented by the MBA's Probate Section and the BBA's Trust and Estates Steering Committee. BBA members may attend the program for FREE. Please contact MBA Member Services at (617) 338-0530, or enter the promo code provided to your association.



Kevin G. Diamond, Esq., Program Co-chair
Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean LLP, Natick
Maureen E. Curran, Esq., Program Co-chair
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch Ford LLP, Boston
Chief Justice Angela M. Ordoñez, Panelist
Probate & Family Court Department, Barnstable
Hon. Elaine M. Moriarty (ret.), Panelist
Presiding Justice of the Fiduciary Litigation Session
Howard J. Castleman, Esq., Panelist
Jennifer A. Maggiacomo, Esq., Panelist
Norfolk Probate and Family Court, Canton
Ryan P. McManus, Esq., Panelist
Hemenway & Barnes LLP, Boston
Evelyn J. Patsos, Esq., Panelist
Probate & Family Court Department, Boston

Sponsoring Sections:

Probate Law Section

NOTE: This is a previously recorded MBA On Demand product.
When you register, you will receive a link via email to the previously recorded MBA On Demand program and its ePublication. Your member profile will also contain a permanent link to the MBA On Demand version of the program.

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