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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association May 2, 2011
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HEADLINES
BBA Urges Governor's Council to Confirm Justice Lenk's Elevation to SJC
BBA Workshop Prepares Lawyers for Charitable Board Service
SJC Chief Justice Roderick Ireland Pays Tribute to Sam Zoll
BBF's Justice is Sweet Scheduled for 6/24
Last Chance to Sign Up for Law Day in the Schools
LAW FIRM NEWS
Jones Day Partner Will Participate in Vermont "Death Race"
Looney & Grossman Adds New Counsel
Sullivan & Worcester Advises Where, Inc. on eBay Acquisition
AFFINITY BAR NEWS
SABA GB Will Co-Host Social Media Rock Star @ 16 Beacon
Learn How to Represent Transgender Clients in Family Law from MA LGBTQ
Stand Against Racism with the Affinity Bars
ISSUESPOT - THE BBA'S PUBLIC POLICY BLOG
Diverting Money From an Already Underfunded Program
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Job Openings @ WilmerHale
CPCS Deputy Chief Counsel - Public Defender Division
FROM THE FEDERAL COURTS
Apply for First Circuit Court Of Appeals CJA Panel
PHOTO ALBUMS
What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property
FEATURED CLE
5/2/2011 - Start You Up: How to Establish Your New Law Practice
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5/4/2011 - Changes to Means Testing, Case Law Updates and the New Homestead Law- Hear From the Experts on What You Need To Know
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5/7/2011 - 38th Annual Workshop for Public Sector Labor Relations Specialists
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PLANNING AHEAD
5/5/2011 - Training Session: Commercial, Consumer, and Bankruptcy Law Issues Affecting Members of the Military
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5/9/2011 - Post-Deportation Law: Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas and Motions to Reopen After Deportation
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5/11/2011 - M&A Litigation: The Latest On An Evolving Area of the Law
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5/11/2011 - The Changing of the Guard: The New Direction of the National Labor Relations Board and the Consequences for Higher Education Employers
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5/13/2011 - Visit the Museum of Science's Race Exhibit with the Diversity & Inclusion Section
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The MBLA convened a special program at 16 Beacon Street: Demystifying the Judicial Application Process. L-R Rachael Rollins (Assistant United States Attorney), Kimberly Budd (Suffolk Superior Court), Marilyn Lyng O'Connell (Executive Director, Judicial Nomination Commission) William "Mo" Cowan (Gov. Deval Patrick's Chief of Staff) and E Macey Russell (Choate Hall & Stewart).
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, May 02, 2011
12:00P Self-Petitioning for a Green Card: Options for the Highly Qualified - at BBA
Speakers: Richard M. Costa of Costa & Riccio LLP
Immigration Law Section, Business Law Section, New Lawyers Section, International Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Trusts & Estates Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
3:00P CLE - Start You Up: How to Establish Your New Law Practice - at BBA
Speakers: Jared D. Correia of Law Office Management Assistance Program;
Kenneth A. Reich of KennethReichLaw;
Jack Kukowski of USI Affinity;
Cynthia E. MacCausland of Law Office of Cynthia E. MacCausland;
Erin K. Higgins of Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP
Solo & Small Firm Section, New Lawyers Section
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4:00P Representing Transgendered Clients in the Family Law Setting - at BBA
more info / RSVP>>
4:15P Civil Right to Counsel Project - at BBA
4:30P Criminal Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
5:15P BBA Joint Mentoring Meeting for Groups 1 and 6 - at BBA

Tuesday, May 03, 2011
8:00A Law Day in the Schools 2011 - at Various Locations,
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8:30A Environmental Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P The Legislature's Energy Agenda: Views from the House - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. John D. Keenan of Massachusetts House of Representatives
Energy and Telecommunications Law Committee, Environmental Law Section
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12:00P Tax Exempt Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
5:30P Labor & Employment Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA

Wednesday, May 04, 2011
8:30A New Lawyers Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P Real Estate Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P Pathways to ADR: Determining the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Arbitration and Mediation - at BBA
Speakers: David H. Gibbs of Bowditch & Dewey, LLP - Boston Office;
Carmin C. Reiss of Resolutions, LLC;
Douglas Radigan of Bowditch & Dewey, LLP - Worcester Office
New Lawyers Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P CLE - Changes to Means Testing, Case Law Updates and the New Homestead Law: Hear From the Experts on What You Need To Know - at BBA
Speakers: Michael J. Goldberg of Casner & Edwards, LLP;
John Rao of National Consumer Law Center;
John F. Sommerstein;
Deirdre Keady of Harmon Law Offices, PC
Bankruptcy Law Section, Consumer Bankruptcy Committee
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4:00P First 48: The Best Discovery Happens Early - at BBA
Speakers: David A. White of White White & Van Etten PC;
Jeffrey N. Catalano of Todd & Weld LLP
Tort Committee
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Thursday, May 05, 2011
12:00P State and Federal Legislative Update: Housing & Community Development - at BBA
Speakers: Sean Thomas Caron of Citizens Housing & Planning Association
Affordable Housing Committee, Legislation and Public Policy Committee
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12:00P Recent HIPAA Enforcement Actions by HHS OCR - at BBA
Speakers: Susan Rhodes of U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
Privacy Law Committee, Health Law Section
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1:00P Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
4:00P Training Session: Commercial, Consumer, and Bankruptcy Law Issues Affecting Members of the Military - at BBA
Speakers: Gail McAuliffe of Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services;
Diane N. Rallis of Holland & Knight, LLP;
Mark Rossi of Esher Rossi LLC;
Donald R. Lassman of Law Office of Donald R. Lassman;
Lisa M. LaFera
Bankruptcy Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:00P The Future of the Business Litigation Session: Bright or Perilous - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Allan van Gestel of JAMS;
Hon. Margaret R. Hinkle of JAMS;
John G. Fabiano of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Antitrust & Business Litigation Committee
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Friday, May 06, 2011
8:00A Charitable Board Service - at BBA
Speakers: James F. Grace of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts;
Leiha Macauley of Day Pitney LLP;
Lantina Tolentino of United Way of Massachusetts & Merrimack Valley;
Eric B. Carriker of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General;
John T. Finning of Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Co.,PC;
Derek Davis of Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Carline M. Durocher of Pepper Hamilton, LLP;
Michelle B. Limaj of Foley Hoag LLP;
Melissa Sampson McMorrow of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
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12:00P Employee Risk to Trademark Value: Being a Better Gatekeeper - at BBA
Speakers: Renee Inomata of Burns & Levinson LLP
Intellectual Property Law Committee
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12:00P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #3 - at Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service, Suffolk University Law School
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