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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association April 11, 2011
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BBF Society of Fellows Welcomes Five New Members
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New Associate at Verrill Dana
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CPCS Seeks Nominations for Special Awards
GBLS Litigation Director to be Honored by MBA
Here Comes the House Budget. . . Now What?
Have you signed up for the Mass LGBTQ Bar Association's 26th Anniversary Dinner yet?
Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar's Statement Re: Nomination of Justice Lenk to the SJC
Opportunities in Bankruptcy Law
First Circuit Names New Bankruptcy Judge in Puerto Rico
Meet the AG: Criminal Law Priorities for the Second Term
The Land Court Bench Meets Bar
What's up at the SEC - Whistleblowing, Insider Trading, and the FCPA
Meet the Privacy Officers: Privacy Law in the Real World
4/11/2011 - Issues in the Life Sciences Industry 2011: Tech-Transfer, Partnering, Off-Label Promotion
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4/13/2011 - U.S. Immigration Options for Entrepreneurs and Investors
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4/26/2011 - District Court and Boston Municipal Court Bench Meets Bar
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4/26/2011 - Dodd-Frank Financial Reform: What practitioners must know
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4/20/2011 - Jury Instructions: Preparation, Presentation, and Potential Pitfalls
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4/26/2011 - Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOTs): Balancing Municipal and Nonprofit Interests
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4/27/2011 - The CSI Effect: Fact or Fiction?
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4/28/2011 - New Lawyers Section Annual Judicial Forum
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Attorney General Martha Coakley visited the BBA to discuss the points of emphasis for her 2nd term, including human trafficking, financial crimes, and public integrity. With Coakley is BBA Criminal Law Co-Chair John A. Wortmann Jr. (U.S. Attorney's Office).
Monday, April 11, 2011
12:00P Tax Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P Charting the Challenges and Opportunities of Implementing the Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan - at BBA
Speakers: Bruce Carlisle of Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management
Wetlands, Waterways and Water Quality Committee
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12:00P US-Canadian Cross Border Finance - at BBA
Speakers: Peter M. Palladino of Choate Hall & Stewart LLP;
Kenneth R. Rosenstein of Aird and Berlis LLP
Commercial Finance Committee
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3:00P CLE - Issues in the Life Sciences Industry 2011: Tech-Transfer, Partnering, Off-Label Promotion - at BBA
Speakers: Daniel H. Haines of Genzyme Corporation - Cambridge Office;
Robert H. Underwood of McDermott Will & Emery;
Susan M. Galli of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Gregory J. Sieczkiewicz of Flagship Ventures;
Joshua Seth Levy of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Christopher Natkanski of Harvard University Office of Technology;
Kirsten V. Mayer of Ropes & Gray LLP
Intellectual Property Law Section, Life Sciences Committee, Health Law Section
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4:00P Bankruptcy Law Study Break for Law Students and Recent Graduates - at BBA
Bankruptcy Law Section, Diversity & Inclusion Section
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
8:30A Litigation Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P How Loans Are Underwritten - at BBA
Speakers: Israel Lopez of Bank of America;
Paul J. Nasser of Intercontinental Real Estate Corp.
Real Estate Finance Committee
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12:00P The New Massachusetts Personal Property Exemption Law - at BBA
Speakers: Susan Ida Grossberg of Grossberg Law Offices;
Roger J. Bertling of Law Offices of Roger Bertling;
Adam J. Ruttenberg of Looney & Grossman LLP
Consumer Finance Committee, Bankruptcy Law Section
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12:00P Emerging Issues for Healthcare Employers in the Age of Social Media - at BBA
Speakers: Brian Lamoureux of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC;
Joel K. Goloskie of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
Labor & Employment Law Section, Health Law Section, Tax Exempt Organizations Section
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12:30P Gifts to GRATs and Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts - at BBA
Speakers: Amiel Weinstock of Nixon Peabody LLP
Estate Planning Fundamentals Committee
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4:00P CLE - Health Care: Recent Developments in Legislation and Law Enforcement - at BBA
Speakers: Michael Kirk Loucks of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
John M. Griffin of Covidien;
Michelle S. Wolf of Partners HealthCare;
Tamara L. Joseph of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.;
Gregory E. Demske of Office of Inspector General;
Brien T. O'Connor of Ropes & Gray LLP;
Zachary Cunha of U.S. Attorney's Office;
Howard Sklamberg of U.S. Food and Drug Administration;
Martin F. Murphy of Foley Hoag LLP;
Susan G. Winkler of U.S. Attorney's Office;
Ingrid Schupbach Martin of Collora LLP;
Jeremy M. Sternberg of U.S. Attorney's Office
Criminal Law Section, Health Law Section
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4:15P Family Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA

Opportunities in Bankruptcy Law - at Suffolk University Law School, Faculty Dining Room
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5:30P Social Media and the First Amendment in Family Law Cases - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Spencer M. Kagan of Middlesex Probate and Family Court;
Mary-Rose Papandrea of Boston College Law School;
Jeffrey A. Soilson of Burns & Levinson LLP
Family Law Section
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
8:30A Administration of Justice Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P BBA/BBF Civil Right to Counsel Oversight Committee - at Burns & Levinson, 100 Summer Street
12:00P International Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P From Senior Partner to College Counsel: Making the Transition and Facing Related Legal Issues - at BBA
Speakers: Jeffrey F. Jones of Williams College;
Paul R. Murphy of Amherst College
Senior Lawyers Section
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2:30P Wall Street Reform: Has the Financial Crisis Led to Meaningful Reform on Wall Street? - at Suffolk University, 120 Tremont Street
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3:00P CLE - U.S. Immigration Options for Entrepreneurs and Investors - at BBA
Speakers: James E. Dawson of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP;
Prasant Desai of Iandoli & Desai, P.C.;
Douglas D. Hauer of Douglas Hauer LLC;
Matt Roy of New Atlantic Management Group, LLC;
Douglas Hulme of Rapid USA Visas;
Ellen Kief of Law Office of Ellen S. Kief;
John J. Gallini of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC
Immigration Law Section, Corporate Law Committee, Business Law Section
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5:00P College & University Law Section Annual Spring Social - at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, 111 Huntington Avenue, 20th Floor
College & University Law Section
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Thursday, April 14, 2011
12:00P Views from the Bench: Lunch with Judges from the Massachusetts Appeals Court - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Andrew R. Grainger of Massachusetts Appeals Court;
Hon. Mitchell J. Sikora Jr. of Massachusetts Appeals Court;
Hon. Barbara A. Lenk of Massachusetts Appeals Court;
Hon. Francis R. Fecteau of Massachusetts Appeals Court
Massachusetts Practice and Procedure Committee, Antitrust & Business Litigation Committee, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
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12:00P Tax Implications of Dodd-Frank & Basel III - at BBA
Speakers: David Merrick of KPMG, LLP
International Law Section, Tax Section, International Tax Committee
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12:00P Securities Class Action Settlements: Who is Really Winning and At What Cost? The Untold Story - at BBA
Speakers: James D. Cox of Duke University School of Law
Securities Enforcement and Litigation Committee
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12:30P Business Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
1:00P Patient-Centered Decision Making About Life-Sustaining Treatments - at BBA
Speakers: Margaret Ann Metzger of Massachusetts Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment;
Mary A. Valliere of UMass Medical School Center for Health Policy and Research
Health Law Section
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5:15P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #1 - at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., One Financial Center

Friday, April 15, 2011
12:00P Corroborating Evidence and Supporting Documentation for Asylum Cases - at BBA
Speakers: Howard Silverman of Ross, Silverman LLP
Immigration Law Section
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1:30P Pathways to Practice - at MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place
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5:00P Tax Exempt Organizations Section and ABA Nonprofit Organizations Committee Joint Networking Reception - at BBA
Tax Exempt Organizations Section
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