CLE Program

View from the Bench


Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Worcester Superior Court
225 Main St.
Worcester, MA, 01608

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Program Options:


MBA Paralegals : $0.00
MBA Law Student : $0.00
MBA Member : $0.00
MBA New Admittee : $0.00
Non-member : $50.00

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Recent Amendments to Rules 9A and 9C: Motion Practice Dos and Don'ts

The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Judicial Administration Section, along with the Worcester County Bar Association's Civil Litigation Section, is very pleased to bring back its “View from the Bench” program series to Worcester.

View from the Bench programs provide valuable insights for new attorneys and seasoned litigators, allowing for an opportunity to pose questions to a judicial panel in a comfortable and confidential environment.

Worcester County Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Co-Chairs Jared Fiore and Courtney Mayo will moderate a panel with three Superior Court judges, who will discuss recent amendments to Superior Court Rule 9A (civil motions), Rule 9C (conferral obligations) and Rule 9D (motions for reconsideration), as well as a new pilot program under Superior Court Standing Order 1-88F.

Space is limited. We strongly recommended attendees register in advance.

Members of the Worcester County Bar Association, who are not MBA members, may attend the program for free. You must pre-register by contacting the Massachusetts Bar Association Member Services Center at (617) 338-0530.


Michael H. Hayden, Esq., Program Chair
Morrison Mahoney LLP, Boston
Jared A. Fiore, Esq., Moderator
Bowditch & Dewey LLP, Worcester
Courtney Mayo, Esq., Moderator
Hassett & Donnelly PC, Worcester
Hon. Janet Kenton-Walker, Panelist
Worcester Superior Court
Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins, Panelist
Suffolk Superior Court, Boston
Hon. Daniel M. Wrenn, Panelist
Worcester Superior Court

Sponsoring Sections:

Judicial Administration Section

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