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

Broker-Dealers Continued: Regulatory Reporting for Firms and Individuals

9/23/2014 12:30 PM - 9/23/2014 1:30 PM

The focus of this program will be regulatory reporting requirements under FINRA Rule 4530, Form U4, Form US and new FINRA Rule 3010(d). Panelists will also discuss the consequences of such filings including regulatory inquiries from FINRA Enforcement, FINRA Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence, SEC Enforcement, state regulators, and law enforcement.

CLE - Employment Law Basics: What Every Lawyer Should Know

9/23/2014 3:00 PM - 9/23/2014 6:00 PM

Get the inside scoop on what every employment law attorney should know. Our panel will discuss the life cycle of the employment relationship and the laws that effect it.

Strategies for 501(c)(3) Organizations Applying for Tax Exempt Status

9/30/2014 12:30 PM - 9/30/2014 1:30 PM

This program will highlight key recent developments for organizations applying for recognition of tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Code, including the new Form 1023-EZ, and will discuss strategic considerations for both Form 1023 and Form 1023-EZ filers in the current environment.

CLE - The Intersection of Estate Planning and Family Law

10/7/2014 2:00 PM - 10/7/2014 5:00 PM

Learn the best practices and effective solutions when dealing with discretionary trusts, pre and postnuptial agreements, and divorce.

The Ins and Outs of Sponsorship and Endorsement Contracts

10/8/2014 12:00 PM - 10/8/2014 1:30 PM

Hear from Associate Team Counsel for the Celtics, Vered Yakovee, along with Greenberg Traurig’s Alan Sutin and David Dykeman, as they compare and analyze the hot topics that can arise when drafting a sponsorship or endorsement contract.

Getting Hired as a Prosecutor or Public Defender

10/15/2014 5:00 PM - 10/15/2014 6:30 PM

Interested in being hired as an ADA, AAG, AUSA or public defender (state or federal)? Hear from our experienced panel about the hiring process, what the offices are looking for, strategies for getting hired, and how candidates can prepare themselves professionally and financially.

The New MA Retainage Law: What You Need to Know

10/28/2014 12:30 PM - 10/28/2014 1:30 PM

On Aug. 8, 2014, Gov. Deval L. Patrick signed into law "An Act Relative to Fair Retainage Payments in Private Construction." The Retainage Law, as it is more commonly known, is codified into law at Mass. Gen. Laws Chapter 149, Section 29F. The law goes in to effect on November 6, 2014. Learn about the origins of the law, and what's covered under these new rules.

Pink, Pins & Gleeks: Thoughts on International Trademark Practice and Avoiding Brand Disasters

11/12/2014 12:00 PM - 11/12/2014 1:30 PM

Prepare for the perils of haphazard international trademark strategies (or lack of strategies), focusing on recent cases involving Pinterest, Fox's Glee, and Victoria's Secret's PINK in Europe and the UK. Our speaker will provide an overview on international trademark practice and avoiding brand disasters.
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