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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association October 18, 2010
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PRO BONO MONTH
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VLP Honor Roll
Trying a Case in Boston Housing Court
Pro Bono Fair for Attorneys and Law Students
New Lawyers Section Pro Bono Celebration
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LAW FIRM NEWS
Duane Morris Enters into Joint Law Venture with Arfat Selvam Alliance in Singapore
Ropes & Gray Moves Boston Office to Prudential Center
Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon Adds Two New Associates
Sullivan & Worcester Welcomed James Kwak to its Front & Center Series
FROM THE STATE COURTS
Please Complete Judicial Evaluation Questionnaires
FROM THE FEDERAL COURTS
Honorable Kenneth P. Neiman Re-Appointed
PHOTO ALBUMS
Renewable Energy in Massachusetts - Financing and Building Projects in the Current Environment
Hiring in 2010 - Getting the Right Person for the Job
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Pro Bono Training: Representing a Pro Bono Debtor
A Discussion of EPA's Plan to Propose Changes to Federal Water Quality Standards
FEATURED CLE
10/20/2010 - Advanced Topics in Asylum Law: Standards and Recent Trends for Particular Social Group
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10/21/2010 - Drafting and Litigating: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
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10/22/2010 - Current Ethical Issues in the Practice of Real Estate Law
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PLANNING AHEAD
10/19/2010 - It's Not Just Arizona: An Update on State and Local Immigration Initiatives Affecting Businesses Nationwide
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11/9/2010 - Beacon Award: Honoring Diversity & Inclusion
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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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Guests crowded 16 Beacon Street's Conference Center to discuss climate change, energy security and economic development at Renewable Energy in Massachusetts: Financing and Building Projects in the Current Environment.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, October 18, 2010
4:00P Trying a Case in Boston Housing Court Training - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Jeffrey M. Winik of Boston Housing Court;
Robert G Burdick of Boston University School of Law
Real Estate Section
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
12:00P It's Not Just Arizona: An Update on State and Local Immigration Initiatives Affecting Businesses Nationwide - at BBA
Speakers: Bethany S. Mandell of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
Business Law Section, Labor & Employment Law Section, Immigration Law Section, International Law Section, New Lawyers Section
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12:30P The BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Examining Regulatory and Policy Reforms to Prevent or Mitigate Future Spills - at BBA
Speakers: Zygmunt JB Plater of Boston College Law School;
Harlan M. Doliner of Verrill Dana LLP
Environmental Law Pro Bono Committee
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4:15P BBA Council - at BBA

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
12:00P Biosimilars in the New Health Care Legislation - at BBA
Speakers: Lana A. Gladstein of Pepper Hamilton, LLP;
Nicole Endejann of Pepper Hamilton - Pittsburgh
Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
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12:00P Real Estate Finance Overview for Junior Associates (Part II) - at BBA
Real Estate Finance Committee
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12:30P Drafting Complaints and Answers - at BBA
Speakers: Andrea C. Kramer of Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP;
Neil Gregory McGaraghan of Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Kimberly Dougherty of Bubalo, Hiestand & Rotman, PLC
New Lawyers Practical Skills Series Committee, New Lawyers Section
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12:30P Health Law Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
4:00P CLE - Advanced Topics in Asylum Law: Standards and Recent Trends for Particular Social Group - at BBA
Immigration Law Section, Family Law Section, New Lawyers Section
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Thursday, October 21, 2010
12:00P Multi-Family Affordable Housing Restrictions: The Real Estate Practitioner's View from the Ground - at BBA
Speakers: Stephen M. Nolan of Nolan Sheehan Patten LLP;
Samuel Nagler of Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
Title & Conveyancing Committee, Affordable Housing Committee
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12:00P USPTO Updated Obviousness Guidelines and Post-KSR Law Review - at BBA
Speakers: Alan W. Steele of Foley Hoag LLP
Intellectual Property Law Committee
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12:30P EPA's Proposed Industrial and Commercial Solid Waste Incinerator Rule - at BBA
Speakers: Thomas A. Mackie of Mackie Shea O'Brien, PC;
Dale Raczynski of Epsilon Associates, Inc.
Hazardous and Solid Waste Committee
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12:30P Success Strategies for Legal Practices: A Solo and Small Firm Focus - at BBA
Speakers: Van Smick of Success & Profits Coaching
Solo & Small Firm Section, New Lawyers Section
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1:00P 37th Annual Robert Fuchs Labor Law Conference - at Suffolk University Law School
4:00P CLE - Drafting and Litigating: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements - at BBA
Family Law Section, Trusts & Estates Section
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4:00P Current Issues in Indigent Criminal Defense in Massachusetts - at BBA
Speakers: Anthony Joseph Benedetti of Committee for Public Counsel Services;
Miriam Conrad of Office of the Federal Public Defender;
Peter B. Krupp of Lurie & Krupp, LLP
Criminal Law Section, New Lawyers Section
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5:00P New Lawyers Section Happy Hour Social - at Elephant & Castle, 161 Devonshire Street
New Lawyers Section
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Friday, October 22, 2010
9:00A CLE - Current Ethical Issues in the Practice of Real Estate Law - at BBA
Real Estate Section
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