These essential skills-building programs focus on the core elements of specific practice areas. They are designed to introduce subject matter to newer attorneys and challenge experienced practitioners looking to review or expand their expertise.

Upcoming Practical Skills Programs

MassDEP Organics Regulations: What You Need to Know

11/24/2014 12:00 PM - 11/24/2014 1:00 PM

This presentation will be about regulating organic materials. MassDEP instituted a disposal ban starting October 1, 2014 for businesses and institutions generating more than 1 ton a week of organic materials.

Social Security Disability 101: Understanding the Difference Between SSI & SSDI, and Why it Matters to Estate Planners and Administrators

11/24/2014 12:30 PM - 11/24/2014 1:30 PM

This seminar will include multiple hypotheticals and practical advice on dealing with clients or beneficiaries receiving SSI. This will also include a basic training on how to counsel clients with an SSI overpayment resulting from an inheritance, bequest, or distribution.

Estate Planning for Beneficiaries with Special Needs

12/2/2014 12:30 PM - 12/2/2014 1:30 PM

Attendees will learn about special needs trusts. Topics will include maximizing quality of life and preserving eligibility for public benefit programs.

Intellectual Property Basics Workshop: Licensing Agreements

12/2/2014 5:00 PM - 12/2/2014 7:00 PM

The second annual IP Basics Workshop Series kicks off with a comprehensive seminar on licensing in intellectual property

Polish Your Public Speaking Skills

12/5/2014 12:30 PM - 12/5/2014 1:30 PM

The BBA welcomes voice & performance instructor Celia Slattery to share tips and techniques for more effective presentations and public speaking.

Enforcing Arbitration Clauses in Massachusetts

12/10/2014 12:30 PM - 12/10/2014 1:30 PM

Focusing on “lessons learned” from federal and state decisions, this presentation will survey the existing law and offer best practices for enforcing arbitration clauses in Massachusetts.

Representing Clients in SEC Administrative Proceedings: The Nuts & Bolts

12/10/2014 12:30 PM - 12/10/2014 1:30 PM

The program will address the rules and strategies for litigating matters in the SEC's administrative forum. Learn tips, tricks, and best practices.

Strategies in Life Sciences Collaborations

12/11/2014 12:00 PM - 12/11/2014 1:00 PM

Experts who lead efforts to sponsor research, enter joint R&D, license technology and otherwise fill pharmaceutical pipelines will discuss strategies, risks, and war stories in an informal setting.

Office Space Basics: Understanding and Negotiating Commercial Leases

12/15/2014 12:00 PM - 12/15/2014 1:00 PM

Whether you are looking to negotiate your own commercial lease or advise a client on these matters, you're sure to take away some helpful tips! Join us to hear from transactional attorneys and litigators for an information-packed program about negotiating, drafting around and litigating commercial lease disputes.
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