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

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.

Inversion Transactions: What You Need to Know

10/9/2014 12:00 PM - 10/9/2014 1:00 PM

Join us for a discussion and presentation of inversion transactions. Attendees of this program will learn about the basic drivers for inverting a company and the tax attributes necessary for a respectable transaction.

Mortgage Financing 101 - Basics and Practice Updates

10/14/2014 12:00 PM - 10/14/2014 1:00 PM

Panelists will cover basic mortgage financing documentation and due diligence and include practice updates and trends based on the current state of the real estate market and financing.

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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