CLE Program

View from the Bench: Secrets from the Stars


Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Massachusetts Bar Association
Conference Room 101
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111

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Organizing and Presenting Your Case at Trial

The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Judicial Administration and Civil Litigation sections, along with the Young Lawyers Division, are pleased to present the “View from the Bench” program series. View from the Bench programs provide valuable insight for new attorneys and seasoned litigators, and give attendees an opportunity to learn from prominent members of the bench and bar in a comfortable and confidential environment.

Topics will include common mistakes made in presenting trial evidence. Questions from the audience will be entertained throughout the program.

Massachusetts Bar Association Treasurer Thomas M. Bond will moderate a panel of experts including:

  • Hon. Anthony Campo, Superior Court justice
  • Hon. Maynard Kirpalani, Superior Court justice
  • Hon. Douglas Wilkins, Superior Court justice
  • Allison MacLellan, Esq., MacLellan Law Firm (A sole practitioner who singlehandedly obtained a $26 million verdict against Brigham & Women's Hospital)
  • Michelle Schaffer, Esq., Campbell Campbell Edwards and Conroy PC (A skilled and nationally recognized trial attorney with extensive trial experience defending automotive manufacturers and suppliers in product liability, warranty and consumer claims)


Thomas M. Bond, Esq., Moderator
The Kaplan/Bond Group, Boston
Hon. Anthony M. Campo, Panelist
Suffolk Superior Court, Boston
Hon. Maynard M. Kirpalani, Panelist
Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins, Panelist
Allison Anne MacLellan, Esq., Panelist
MacLellan Law Firm, Quincy
Michelle I. Schaffer, Esq., Panelist
Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, P.C., Charlestown

Sponsoring Sections:

Judicial Administration Section
Civil Litigation Section
Young Lawyers Division

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