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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association October 11, 2010
The Boston Bar Association
VOICES OF THE BAR
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PRO BONO MONTH
BBA Provides Access to Justice at Boston Housing Court
Making a Difference in the Housing Court
Trying a Case in Boston Housing Court Training
Pro Bono Fair for Attorneys and Law Students
BEACON AWARD
BBA Honors MassMutual For Diversity Initiatives
Join Us For an Inspirational Event
Thank You for Supporting the Beacon Award
LAW FIRM NEWS
Kudos to 16 Sponsor Firms Who Received Perfect Ranking from Human Rights Campaign
Bingham McCutchen Adds Veteran IP Lawyer
Gesmer Updegrove Partner Named to Technology Council Board
Goodwin Procter Names New Director of Marketing
Rackemann Sawyer & Brewster launches the Massachusetts Land Use Monitor Blog
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Partner Elected President of Mass FBA and Selected to the Executive Management Board of MBA
New Associate Joins Sugarman
PHOTO ALBUMS
The Codified Economic Substance Doctrine
Foreign Lawyers Committee Welcome Reception
Practicing Law in Federal and State Government
FEATURED CLE
10/20/2010 - Advanced Topics in Asylum Law
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10/21/2010 - Drafting and Litigating: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
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10/22/2010 - Need Ethics Credits? - Attend Ethical Issues in Real Estate Law
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PLANNING AHEAD
10/12/2010 - Hiring in 2010 - Getting the Right Person for the Job
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10/13/2010 - Research Compliance: Overviews and Updates on Selected Topics
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10/21/2010 - Current Issues in Indigent Criminal Defense in Massachusetts
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11/16/2010 - Revisiting Commonwealth vs. Soares (1979): The Continuing Viability of Peremptory Challenges
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Government Lawyers Catherine Bailey (Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security), David McGowan (Suffolk County District Attorney's Office) Merrit Dattel McGowan (Massachusetts House of Representatives, James C. Kennedy (Massachusetts House of Representatives), Christie L. Hager (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services) and Abim Thomas (Office of the Governor) spoke at 16 Beacon Street to discuss what itís like to practice law in Federal and State government.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, October 11, 2010
9:00A BBA CLOSED: Columbus Day - at BBA

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
8:30A Litigation Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P Tax Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P A Discussion of EPA's Plan to Propose Changes to Federal Water Quality Standards Regulations - at BBA
Speakers: Ellen Weitzler of EPA New England
Wetlands, Waterways and Water Quality Committee
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12:00P Hiring in 2010 - Getting the Right Person for the Job - at BBA
Speakers: Kenneth S. Leonetti of Foley Hoag LLP;
Elizabeth Kelly of Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
Solo & Small Firm Section, Bankruptcy Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Moving Out of MA for Estate Tax Planning Reasons: How Does it Work? - at BBA
Speakers: Daniel B. Capobianco of Law Offices of Daniel B. Capobianco
Estate Planning Fundamentals Committee
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4:15P Family Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
5:00P Labor and Employment Kick-Off Reception - at BBA
Labor & Employment Law Section
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5:30P When the Criminal Justice System and Family Law Intersect: Strategies for Representing "Alleged" Perpetrators and "Alleged" Victims - at BBA
Speakers: Thomas Drechsler of Byrne & Drechsler, LLP;
Kelly Ann Leighton of Barnes and Leighton;
Joanne Eleanor Romanow of Casner & Edwards, LLP;
Glen A Tagliamonte of Looney & Grossman LLP;
Alexander David Jones of Looney & Grossman LLP
Family Law Section, Criminal Law Section
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
12:00P International Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P FINRA Enforcement: Practical Tips, Trends and Priorities - at BBA
Speakers: John D'Amico of FINRA - Boston;
Paul Tyrell of Bingham McCutchen LLP
Securities Enforcement and Litigation Committee
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12:30P Research Compliance: Overviews and Updates on Selected Topics - at BBA
Speakers: Jeff M. Seo of Office of Research Compliance - Harvard Medical School;
Peter Harrington of Bowditch & Dewey, LLP - Worcester Office
College & University Law Section, Health Law Section
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4:30P BBA Executive Committee - at BBA
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Thursday, October 14, 2010
12:00P DOL Interim Fee Disclosure Regulations - at BBA
Speakers: Joshua Meltzer of Sentinel Financial Group
ERISA Committee
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12:30P Business Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P A Lynchpin in Successful Mediation: Choosing Your Mediator - at BBA
Speakers: Steven J. Comen of Goodwin Procter LLP;
Mark E Cohen of Zelle McDonough & Cohen, LLP;
Brad Gordon of Gilbane Building Company
Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
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5:00P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #2 - at BBA

Friday, October 15, 2010
12:30P Where is the Music Industry Going? - at BBA
Speakers: Joel Shames of Shames & Litwin;
David Herlihy of Northeastern University
Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee
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12:30P Carried Interest Planning Techniques - at BBA
Speakers: Bradley M. Van Buren of Holland & Knight, LLP
Estate Planning Committee
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1:00P BBJ Board of Editors Meeting - at BBA
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