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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association January 24, 2011
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VOICES OF THE BAR
How do you stay healthy (in mind, body or spirit)?
HEADLINES
New U.S. District Judge Denise Jefferson Casper Has Taken Oath of Office
LAW FIRM NEWS
Goodwin Procter Again Recognized as a Law Firm Leader in Capital Markets Transactions in 2010
Combined Jewish Philanthropies Honors Goulston & Storrs Attorney
Nixon Peabody Attorney Named to South Asian Bar Association Board
Sherin and Lodgen Elects Two New Partners
Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen Lawyer Named Shareholder
ISSUESPOT - THE BBA'S PUBLIC POLICY BLOG
Why Walk to the Hill?
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Get Trained for the M. Ellen Carpenter Financial Literacy Program
New England Law Seeks Practice Judges for Tax Moot Court Preparation
PHOTO ALBUMS
Intellectual Property Year in Review
The Child Support Guidelines: A Second Anniversary Review
FEATURED CLE
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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2/2/2011 - Health Care: Recent Developments in Legislation and Law Enforcement
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PLANNING AHEAD
1/26/2011 - Children Across Borders: A Panel Discussion on International Custody Disputes & the Enforceability of Foreign Divorce Decrees
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1/26/2011 - A New Sheriff In Town? The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and the Future of International IP Enforcement
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1/27/2011 - Establishing a Healthy Pro Bono Practice
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2/1/2011 - 4th Annual Young Bar Meets Bench Program
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At the BBA's 2011 Intellectual Property Year in Review: Program Co-Chair Erica Hepp (Reebok International), David McIntosh (Ropes & Gray) and panelist Megan Baca (Ropes & Gray) were among the more than 100 attendees.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, January 24, 2011
11:45A Delivery of Legal Services Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P M.G.L. Chapter 40T - An Act Preserving Publicly Assisted Affordable Housing: The First Year In Review - at BBA
Speakers: William Brauner of Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC);
Paul E. Bouton of Nixon Peabody LLP;
Jonathan Klein of Klein Hornig LLP
Affordable Housing Committee
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12:30P The Equal Justice Coalition and the Walk to the Hill - at BBA
Speakers: Patricia E. Comfort of Equal Justice Coalition
Delivery of Legal Services Section
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12:30P Balancing Counterterrorism and Human Rights - at BBA
Speakers: Amos Guiora of S.J. Quinney College of Law
International Law Section, New Lawyers Section, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section, Criminal Law Section, Immigration Law Section
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4:00P The Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Law - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Nancy Gertner of United States District Court;
Hon. Frank M. Gaziano of Superior Court Administrative Office;
Hon. Laurence D. Pierce of Cambridge District Court;
Mark Andrew Reilly of Governor's Office of Legal Counsel;
Jack W. Pirozzolo of U.S. Attorney's Office;
Martin Richey of Office of the Federal Public Defender;
Martin Healey of Securities & Exchange Commission;
Glenn A. Cunha of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General;
Christina Ely Miller of Suffolk County District Attorney's Office;
Gerard Thomas Leone of Middlesex County District Attorney's Office
Criminal Law Section
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4:15P Civil Right to Counsel - at BBA
5:15P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #1 - at Mintz Levin, One Financial Center

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
8:30A Education Committee - at BBA
12:30P Community Foundations: Key Players in the Nonprofit World - at BBA
Speakers: Kelly J. Guarino of Lourie & Cutler, PC;
Jenna Smith Gomes of Boston Foundation;
Amy J. Axelrod of Foundation for Metrowest
Tax Exempt Organizations Section, Trusts & Estates Section
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12:30P The Basics of Estimating Construction Jobs - at BBA
Speakers: E. Scott Sumner of Wentworth Institute of Technology
Construction Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P CLE- Brave New World: The Tax Relief Act of 2010 - at , 16 Beacon Street
Speakers: George L. Cushing of K & L Gates LLP;
Susan L. Abbott of Goodwin Procter LLP;
Andrew D. Rothstein of Goulston & Storrs - A Professional Corporation
Trusts & Estates Section
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Wednesday, January 26, 2011
12:00P A New Sheriff In Town? The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and the Future of International IP Enforcement - at BBA
Speakers: Keith E Toms
International Intellectual Property Law Committee
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12:30P Retail and Office Lease Exit Strategies - at BBA
Speakers: Nancy Mammel Davids of Goulston & Storrs - A Professional Corporation;
Frank E. Litwin of Goulston & Storrs - A Professional Corporation
Leasing Committee
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4:00P Children Across Borders: A Panel Discussion on International Custody Disputes & the Enforceability of Foreign Divorce Decrees - at BBA
Speakers: Claudia Gregoire of George J. West & Associates Massachusetts and Rhode Island Firm;
Paul C. Foley of Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting
International Law Section, Immigration Law Section
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Thursday, January 27, 2011
8:30A Diversity & Inclusion Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P Establishing a Healthy Pro Bono Practice - at BBA
Speakers: Alexandra M. Gorman of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Edward G. Zacharias of McDermott Will & Emery
New Lawyers Section
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3:00P CLE- International Adoptions - at , 16 Beacon Street
Speakers: Dan H. Berger of Curran & Berger LLP;
William E. Graves Jr. of Graves & Doyle;
Patricia Hoopes of Wide Horizons For Children;
Karen K. Greenberg of Konowitz & Greenberg
Immigration Law Section
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6:00P MAHA Kick-Off Event - at BBA
Diversity & Inclusion Section
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Friday, January 28, 2011
  No Meetings Scheduled
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