CLE Program

Massachusetts Probate Court Bench Meets Bar


Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA, 02108

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This event is free.

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Join members from the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Probate Law Section and the Boston Bar Association’s Trust and Estates Section for an in-person update on probate court practice. We are honored to host Probate and Family Court Chief Justice John D. Casey and Evelyn J. Patsos, deputy legal counsel for the Administrative Office of the Probate and Family Court, to discuss the state of the probate court post-COVID and the ongoing use and role of Zoom in proceedings.

After the program, reconnect with the legal community and expand your network over drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

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Registration is required by 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, to participate in this program.


Marlee S. Cowan, Esq., Program Co-chair
Rubin and Rudman LLP, Boston
Kevin Diamond, Esq., Program Co-chair
Rico, Murphy, Diamond & Bean LLP, Natick
Hon. John D. Casey, Chief Justice, Panelist
Probate & Family Court Department, Boston
Evelyn Patsos, Esq., Panelist
Probate & Family Court Department, Boston

Sponsoring Sections:

Probate Law Section

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