Issue September 2003

New president to build a 'bigger, stronger' legal community

As he begins his term as president, Richard C. Van Nostrand aims to accomplish three distinct goals: Boost the perception of lawyers, strengthen the legal community and challenge lawyers to be advocates for the legal profession.

Meet the 2003-2004 MBA Officers

On Sept. 1, MBA officers began their tenure for the 2003-2004 association year. This year's officers include MBA President Richard C. Van Nostrand, President-Elect Kathleen M. O'Donnell, Vice President Warren F. Fitzgerald, Vice President John G. Dugan, Treasurer Mark Mason and Secretary Jeffrey B. Loeb.

Family Law Conference to delve into developments, ethics

In the area of family law practice, there is something to learn literally every day, whether through practice journals, advance sheets or through judges.

Delving into topics as varied as tax laws to visitation rights is both necessary and tedious, which is why the upcoming 13th annual Family Law Conference is an important tool for attorneys to stay on top of pertinent issues they face every day. The conference takes place Sept. 19-20 at the Nantucket Inn & Conference Center.