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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association February 7, 2011
The Boston Bar Association
VOICES OF THE BAR
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HEADLINES
Nominating Committee Announcement
BBA Practical Skills Program Gives New Lawyers a Leg Up
Military & Veteran's Pro Bono Project Launches Legal Help Line
BBA Members Collaborate For Bone Marrow Drive
Housing Needed for Georgian Judges Visiting the U.S. in April
Volunteer Lawyers Project Honor Roll
LAW FIRM NEWS
Collora. New Name. Same Firm
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford Adds Three New Associates
New Associate at Looney & Grossman
Andrew Glincher To Assume Role as CEO and Managing Partner of Nixon Peabody on 2/1; Names Boston Lawyer to Leadership Team
Three Nixon Peabody Attorneys Elected to Partner
Verrill Dana Adds Three Attorneys
AFFINITY BAR NEWS
AALAM's Fourth Annual Speed Mentoring Event
PHOTO ALBUMS
2011 John & Abigial Adams Benefit
ISSUESPOT - THE BBA'S PUBLIC POLICY BLOG
Debunking Legal Aid Myths
FROM THE STATE COURTS
Supreme Judicial Court Justice Judith A. Cowin To Retire In April
Supreme Judicial Court Announces New Appointments
FROM THE FEDERAL COURTS
USDC - New Chief Probation Officer Sworn
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Reminder: Business Law Volunteer Opportunity - February 10th
FEATURED CLE
2/10/2011 - Commercial Office Leasing Basics
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2/15/2011 - Commercial Real Estate Outlook for 2011: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!
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2/16/2011 - Successor Liability and its Family: Environmental Issues, Veil Piercing and Alter Ego Theories
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PLANNING AHEAD
2/9/2011 - Professor Ogletree on Race, Class, and Crime in America
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2/15/2011 - Meet Ken Kimmell, the New MassDEP Commissioner
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2/16/2011 - Trying White Collar Cases
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2/16/2011 - The Beginner's Guide to Document Collection, Review, and Production
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The Boston Bar Foundation's 2011 John & Abigail Adams Benefit raised nearly $620,000. From the left: Adams Benefit Co-Chairs Anthony Froio (Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLP) and Christopher Kenney (Kenney & Sams, P.C.) with Public Service Award Honoree John Fish (Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.) and BBF President John Donovan (Ropes & Gray LLP) at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, February 07, 2011
12:30P Trusts & Estates Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P MassDEP's Vapor Intrusion Guidance - at BBA
Speakers: Ned Abelson of Goulston & Storrs - A Professional Corporation;
Brian Magee of ARCADIS US;
Gerard Martin of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Hazardous and Solid Waste Committee, Air Quality and Climate Change Committee
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P First 48: The Best Discovery Happens Early… Don't Miss It! - at BBA
Speakers: David W. White Jr. of Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC;
Jeffrey N. Catalano of Todd & Weld LLP
Tort Committee
more info / RSVP>>

Tuesday, February 08, 2011
8:30A Litigation Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P The Massachusetts Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2020 - at BBA
Speakers: David Cash of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Air Quality and Climate Change Committee, Real Estate Section, Land Use and Development Committee, Energy and Telecommunications Law Committee, Environmental Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:15P The New Massachusetts Homestead Law - at BBA
Speakers: Walter C. Oney Jr. of Oney Law Office;
Lisa J. Delaney of Carvin & Delaney LLP;
Michael J. Goldberg of Casner & Edwards, LLP
Bankruptcy Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:15P Family Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
5:30P Representing Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families in Family Court - at BBA
Speakers: Lisa M. LaFera;
Anna M. Schleelein of Shelter Legal Services Foundation;
Soren D. Seale
Delivery of Legal Services Section, Family Law Section, Solo & Small Firm Section, New Lawyers Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:30P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #3 - at 6B Lounge, 6 Beacon Street

Wednesday, February 09, 2011
8:30A Administration of Justice Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
8:30A New Lawyers Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P International Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P Emerging Issues In D&O Insurance Claims and Coverage - at BBA
Speakers: Stephen Maggiacomo of Chartis Insurance;
Randall W. Bodner of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Carl E. Metzger of Goodwin Procter LLP
Securities Enforcement and Litigation Committee, Insurance Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Employment Law Update - at BBA
Speakers: Paul G. Lannon of Holland & Knight, LLP;
Lisa Ann Tenerowicz of Rose, Chinitz & Rose
Labor & Employment Law Section, College & University Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Meet The U.S. District Court Magistrate Judges - at Federal Courthouse, Judge's Dining Room
Speakers: Jennifer C. Boal of United States District Court;
Hon. Marianne B. Bowler of United States District Court;
Hon. Judith G. Dein of United States District Court;
Hon. Leo T. Sorokin of United States District Court;
Hon. Timothy S. Hillman of United States District Court - Worcester;
Hon. Robert B. Collings of United States District Court
Federal Practice and Procedure Committee
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P Professor Ogletree on Race, Class, and Crime in America - at BBA
Speakers: Charles J. Ogletree of Harvard Law School
Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section, Diversity & Inclusion Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:30P Labor & Employment Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA

Thursday, February 10, 2011
12:00P BBA/BBF Civil Right to Counsel Oversight Committee - at Burns & Levinson, 100 Summer Street
12:00P A Discussion of State and Local Tax Policy Initiatives - at BBA
Speakers: Timothy Sweeney of Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
State & Local Tax Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Playing Three-Dimensional Chess: Choice of Law in International IP Arbitration - at BBA
Speakers: Theodore J. Folkman of Murphy & King, P.C.;
David L. Evans of Murphy & King, P.C.
International Law Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, International Intellectual Property Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Business Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
3:00P CLE - Commercial Office Leasing Basics - at BBA
Speakers: Eric M. Labbe of Goodwin Procter LLP;
Elizabeth A. Garner of Brennan, Dain, Le Ray, Wiest, Torpy & Garner, P.C.;
Peter Joseph Cahill of Faber Daeufer & Rosenberg PC
Real Estate Section, Leasing Committee, New Lawyers Section
more info / Register>>
4:30P Criminal Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
6:00P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #2 - at BBA
6:30P POSTPONED: Join Us At The Bar: Networking 101 and Real Events That Will Get Your Foot in the Door - at Boston University, 765 Commonwealth Avenue
Speakers: Christopher D. Strang of Desmond, Strang & Scott, LLP;
Darren Braham of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Heidi Alexander of Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP;
Jamie M. Charles of Massachusetts Appeals Court;
Gina Y. Walcott of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc.;
Monique H. Kornfeld of Law Offices of Monique Kornfeld

Friday, February 11, 2011
8:30A Bankruptcy Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
11:30A Mash-up Music: Whose Rights? - at BBA
Speakers: Rebecca Tushnet of Georgetown University Law Center
Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Meet & Greet Luncheon - at BBA
Solo & Small Firm Section
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12:00P Immigration Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
1:00P BBJ Board of Editors Meeting - at BBA
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