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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association January 17, 2011
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LAW FIRM NEWS
Bingham Names New Boston Partner
Foley Hoag Attorney Moves to GLAD
Goodwin Procter Again Recognized as a Leader in PIPEs Transaction Representation in 2010
Murphy & King Announces New Firm Name and Additions to Its Litigation and IP Groups
New England Law | Boston Seeks Judges for Regional Mock Trial Competition
Sugarman Announces New Partner
AFFINITY BAR NEWS
Come Celebrate With MAHA's New Executive Board
Mass LGBTQ Bar Winter Party
FROM THE STATE COURTS
Probate and Family Court Volunteer Judicial Fellowship Program
PHOTO ALBUMS
Society of Fellows Open House Reception
New Legislators Reception
EPA's PSD and Title V Permitting Guidance for Greenhouse Gases
FEATURED CLE
1/19/2011 - Intellectual Property Year in Review
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1/25/2011 - Brave New World: The Tax Relief Act of 2010
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1/27/2011 - International Adoptions
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PLANNING AHEAD
1/21/2011 - Welcoming Newcomers in the New Year: Immigration Law Pro Bono Fair
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1/24/2011 - Balancing Counterterrorism and Human Rights
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1/24/2011 - The Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Law
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1/27/2011 - MAHA Kick-Off Event
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THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, January 17, 2011
9:00A BBA CLOSED: Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
12:00P Massachusetts Bar Exam Rule Change for Foreign Lawyers - at BBA
Speakers: Gail J Hupper of Boston College Law School;
Christine P. Burak of Supreme Judicial Court;
James C. Stokes Jr. of Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Mela Lew of Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners
Foreign Lawyers Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Material Support to Terrorism: Impact on Asylum and Derivative Asylum Applicants - at BBA
Speakers: Anwen Hughes of Human Rights First;
Daniel A. Lev of Ropes & Gray LLP
Immigration Law Section, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Green Building Codes: The New International Green Construction Code (IgCC), and the Mass. "Stretch Energy" Code - at BBA
Speakers: A. Vernon Woodworth of RW Sullivan Engineering
Energy and Telecommunications Law Committee, Environmental Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Divorce Issues in an Elder Law Practice - at BBA
Speakers: Doris F. Tennant of Tennant Lubell, LLC
Family Law Section, Solo & Small Firm Section, Elder Law and Disability Planning Committee
more info / RSVP>>
5:15P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #1 - at Mintz Levin, One Financial Center

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
12:00P International Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P Microsoft's Challenge to the Presumption of Validity in Microsoft v. i4i Limited Partnership - at BBA
Speakers: Mark B. Solomon of Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, PC;
Gregory James Sieczkiewicz of Flagship Ventures;
Jack Charles Schecter of Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Health Law Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
2:00P CLE - Intellectual Property Year in Review - at Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue de Lafayette
Speakers: DeAnn F. Smith of Foley Hoag LLP;
Matthew B. Lowrie of Foley & Lardner LLP;
Edward Black of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Megan R. Baca of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Russell Beck of Beck Reed Riden LLP;
Michael P. Boudett of Foley Hoag LLP;
David J. Byer of K & L Gates LLP;
Julie E. Korostoff of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.;
Geri L. Haight of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
Intellectual Property Law Section
more info / Register>>
4:00P Haiti One Year Later: Human Rights & Development After the Earthquake - at BBA
Speakers: Brian Concannon of Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti;
Donna Barry of Partners In Health;
William E. Graves Jr. of Graves & Doyle;
Manolia Charlotin of Boston Haitian Reporter
International Public Law, Policy and Human Rights, Immigration Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:15P BBA Council - at BBA
4:15P BBA Mentoring Steering Committee Meeting - at Conn Kavanaugh, Ten Post Office Square
4:30P Criminal Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
5:00P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #5 - at BBA
6:00P VITA Information Session & Registration Social - at BBA
Speakers: Sonia J. Kwon of Lynch, Brewer, Hoffman & Fink LLP
Tax Section, New Lawyers Section
more info / RSVP>>

Thursday, January 20, 2011
11:30A Solo & Small Firm Section Steering Committee - at BBA
12:00P Tips for Handling the Intersection of the Worlds of Probate and Conveyancing - at BBA
Speakers: William C. Ely of Robinson & Cole LLP-Boston;
Nancy Weissman of Attorney Nancy Weissman
Title & Conveyancing Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P The Paperless Office - at BBA
Speakers: Rodney S. Dowell of Law Office Management Assistance Program;
Jared D. Correia of Law Office Management Assistance Program
Solo & Small Firm Section
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4:00P Health Law Career Panel - at BBA
Speakers: Kimberly Haddad of Office of Senator Richard Moore;
Melissa J. Lopes of Harvard University;
Christie L. Hager of U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services;
Georgia Maheras of Health Care for All, Inc.;
Julia R. Hesse of Tufts Medical Center, Inc.;
David Abelman of Tufts Health Plan-Watertown;
Garrett G. Gillespie of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.;
Serina Q. Barkley of Dwyer & Collora, LLP;
Taramattie Doucette of Greater Boston Legal Services;
Barbara Blom Anthony of Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
New Lawyers Section, Health Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:30P Coming Out in the Workplace - at BBA
Speakers: Will Evans of Massachusetts Teachers Association;
Vickie L. Henry of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders;
Laura K. Langley of Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Christina Ely Miller of Suffolk County District Attorney's Office
Diversity & Inclusion Section, New Lawyers Section, Labor & Employment Law Section, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section
more info / RSVP>>

Friday, January 21, 2011
12:00P The Publishing Industry: Where Are We Headed? - at BBA
Speakers: Brenda M. Ulrich of The Law Office of Zick Rubin
Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee
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12:30P Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples - at BBA
Speakers: Shari A. Levitan of Holland & Knight, LLP
Estate Planning Committee
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2:00P Welcoming Newcomers in the New Year: Immigration Law Pro Bono Fair - at BBA
Speakers: Anita Sharma of PAIR Project;
Maria Baguer of Lutheran Social Services of New England;
Valerie L Fisk of Community Legal Services and Counseling Center;
Ann Cooper of KIND, Inc.;
Abby Colbert of Irish Immigration Center (IIC);
Uzma Burney of Victim Rights Law Center
New Lawyers Section, Immigration Law Section, Delivery of Legal Services Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:30P New Lawyers 7th Annual Wine Tasting - at BBA
New Lawyers Section
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