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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association November 15, 2010
The Boston Bar Association
BEACON AWARD
Beacon Award Photo Album
PUBLIC SERVICE MONTH
Preparing for the Future - BBA Summer Jobs Program 2011
Bankruptcy Training Session for Veterans' Initiative
BBA LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE
BBA Lawyer Referral Service: A Trusted Resource for Clients and Colleagues
Meet the LRS Review Committee
Kathy Jo Cook on the BBA Lawyer Referral Service
LAW FIRM NEWS
Bingham Attorney Honored by Womens Bar Association of Massachusetts
International Tax Veteran Joins DLA Piper
PHOTO ALBUMS
Labor & Employment Legislation Year in Review and What is to Come
Environmental Enforcement - The Cutting Edge
Permit Extension Act
The Intersection of Estate Planning and Tax Exempt Organization Lawyers
FEATURED CLE
11/18/2010 - "Meaningful Use" The Electronic Health Records Incentive Program
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12/1/2010 - Tax Controversy: An Introduction to Federal Tax Practice for General Practitioners, Tax Lawyers and Pro Bono Counsel
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12/6/2010 - Handling Individual Chapter 11 Cases - Emerging BAPCPA Issues
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PLANNING AHEAD
11/15/2010 - Social Media in the Workplace
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11/15/2010 - Stem Cell Research: Developments in Light of Recent Court Activity
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11/16/2010 - Job Termination of Visa Holders: Responsibilities of the Employer and Employee
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11/18/2010 - Drafting Written Discovery Requests
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Brent Henry (Vice President and General Counsel, Partners Healthcare) presents Mark Roellig (Executive Vice President and General Counsel, MassMutual) with the Beacon Award for exceptional leadership in creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, November 15, 2010
12:00P Gene Patenting and Civil Rights in Federal Court - at Burns and Levinson LLP, 125 Summer Street
Speakers: Chris Hansen of American Civil Liberties Union, National Office
12:00P How Good (Or Bad) Is Shady Grove For Class Action Practitioners? - at BBA
Speakers: Lisa C. Wood of Foley Hoag LLP;
Kevin Costello of Roddy Klein & Ryan
Class Actions Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P What In-House Counsel Really Want - at BBA
Speakers: Daniel Harris Weintraub of Audax Management Company, LLC;
Tamarah L. Belczyk of Audax Management Company, LLC
Commercial Finance Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Social Media in the Workplace - at BBA
Speakers: Erik J. Winton of Jackson Lewis LLP;
Keturah Martin of Jackson Lewis LLP;
Ellen J. Messing of Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, PC
Labor & Employment Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P Stem Cell Research: Developments in Light of Recent Court Activity - at BBA
Speakers: M. William Lensch of Harvard Medical School;
Brock Reeve of Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Health Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:30P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #6 - at The Kinsale Irish Pub & Restaurant, 2 Center Plaza

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
12:00P Getting to "Yes" in Business Transactions: Mediation, Collaborative Law, and Other Techniques - at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC, 99 Summer Street, Suite 1600
Speakers: David A. Hoffman of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC;
Douglas C. Reynolds of The New Law Center, LLC
Corporate Counsel Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Job Termination of Visa Holders: Responsibilities of the Employer and Employee - at BBA
Speakers: Matthew Lee of Tocci, Goss & Lee, PC
Immigration Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Agriculture, Environment Sustainability, and Poverty Alleviation in Ghana: Saving the Earth, Saving Humanity - at BBA
Speakers: Osagyefuo Ofori Panin
Environmental Law Section, International Law Section, International Environmental Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Marketing and Running an Elder Law Practice - at BBA
Speakers: Eric R. Oalican of Cohen & Oalican, LLP
Elder Law and Disability Planning Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Green Building: LEED Accreditation: Building and Professionals - at BBA
Speakers: Colleen Ryan Soden of The Green Roundtable;
Ani E. Ajemian of Sherin and Lodgen LLP;
Marcus Springer of Springer Architects
Construction Law Committee, Leasing Committee
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P Revisiting Commonwealth vs. Soares (1979): The Continuing Viability of Peremptory Challenges - at BBA
Speakers: John A. Wortmann Jr. of U.S. Attorney's Office;
Maura T. Healey of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General;
Hon. Frederick L. Brown of Massachusetts Appeals Court;
Hon. Linda E. Giles of Superior Court Administrative Office;
Henry F. Owens III;
Jan Brogan
Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section, Criminal Law Section, Diversity & Inclusion Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:15P BBA Council - at BBA
6:00P International Law Section Welcome Reception for the Georgian Delegation - at BBA
International Law Section, Diversity & Inclusion Section, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section, Criminal Law Section
more info / RSVP>>

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
12:00P Managing, Defending and Enforcing Trademark Rights in the U.S. and Elsewhere - at BBA
Speakers: Carrie Webb Olson of Day Pitney LLP
Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Mediation Confidentiality: Does It Have Limits? - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. John C. Cratsley of Superior Court Administrative Office;
David A. Hoffman of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC;
Natasha C. Lisman of Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Health Law Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
4:30P Practical Tips and advice From Recent Supreme Court and SJC Cases Affecting White Collar Criminal Practice - at BBA
Speakers: L. Scott Harshbarger of Proskauer Rose LLP;
Christopher J. Hunter of LibbyHoopes, P.C.;
Denis M. King of Goulston & Storrs - A Professional Corporation;
Brian T. Kelly of U.S. Attorney's Office
Criminal Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:00P BBA Group Mentoring Meeting for Group #5 - at BBA

Thursday, November 18, 2010
9:00A Strategies, Rights, & Remedies for Survivors of Domestic Violence - at BBA
Speakers: Valerie L Fisk of Community Legal Services and Counseling Center;
Maria P. Muti of The Victim Rights Law Center, Inc.;
Hema Sarangapani;
Donna Kane of U.S. Citizenship and Government Services
Immigration Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Dealing with the Registries of Deeds: Traps for the Unwary - at BBA
Speakers: Edward Rainen of Rainen Law Office PC
New Lawyers Section, Title & Conveyancing Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P Patent Pools and Patent Misuse: The Implications of Princo v. International Trade Commission - at BBA
Speakers: Thomas C. Carey of Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Intellectual Property Law Committee, Intellectual Property Litigation Committee, Antitrust & Business Litigation Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Technical Considerations for Solo/Small Firm Retirement Plan Establishment and Maintenance - at BBA
Speakers: Bryce Schintzius of New England Financial
Solo & Small Firm Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P Bankruptcy Training Session for Veterans' Initiative - at BBA
Speakers: Donald R. Lassman of Law Office of Donald R. Lassman;
Mark Rossi of Rossi Law Offices;
Diane N. Rallis of Holland & Knight, LLP;
Lisa M. LaFera;
Gail Cavanaugh-McAuliffe of Department of Veterans' Services
Bankruptcy Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P CLE - "Meaningful Use" The Electronic Health Records Incentive Program - at BBA
Health Law Section
more info / Register>>
4:00P Drafting Written Discovery Requests - at BBA
Speakers: Bradley L. Croft of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.;
Shennan Alexandra Kavanagh of Roddy Klein & Ryan;
William A. Schneider of Morrison Mahoney LLP
New Lawyers Section
more info / RSVP>>
5:30P Real Estate Law Section Kick Off Reception - at Wilmer Hale, 60 State Street
Speakers: Randi Lathrop of Boston Redevelopment Authority
Real Estate Section
more info / RSVP>>

Friday, November 19, 2010
12:00P Immigration Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:00P Damages in Copyright Infringement Litigation - at BBA
Speakers: Andrew D. Epstein of Barker, Epstein & Loscocco
Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P 2010 Gifting Opportunities, Strategies and Pitfalls and the New World of Carry-over Basis - at BBA
Speakers: Susan L. Repetti of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP;
Magda Lukl Fleckner of Ropes & Gray LLP
Estate Planning Fundamentals Committee, Estate Planning Committee
more info / RSVP>>
1:00P BBJ Board of Editors Meeting - at BBA

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