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E-newsletter of the Boston Bar Association October 24, 2011
The Boston Bar Association
VOICES OF THE BAR
What stops are on your tour of Boston?
HEADLINES
BBA Convenes Task Force on Environmental Sustainability
Support Builds for BBF John & Abigail Adams Benefit
PRO BONO MONTH
Find Pro Bono Opportunities for Your Practice
The Homeless Court Program
Trying a Case in Boston Housing Court Training
Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House
Strategies, Rights & Remedies for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence
Environmental Justice Pro Bono Work for Transactional Lawyers: an Overview and Recent Success Story
ISSUESPOT - THE BBA'S PUBLIC POLICY BLOG
Let's Be Smart About Sentencing and Parole
WE'VE HEARD...
MLAC Elects New Board Chair, Names New Members
STATE COURT HAPPENINGS
Unique Professional Opportunity - Court Administrator for MA Trial Court
Client's Security Board Vacancy
LAW FIRM NEWS
Bingham Issues Summary of Propsoed Volcker Rule Regs
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder Construction Partners are 2012 "Boston Lawyers of the Year"
"Best Lawyers" Honors Four Sherin and Lodgen Partners
PHOTO ALBUMS
Doing Business In Canada: Key Considerations for U.S. Lawyers
Managing Risk: Behind the Scenes at an Institutional Fiduciary
"Neshoba: The Price of Freedom" - Film Screening and Panel Discussion
CLE AT A GLANCE
11/1/2011 - International Perspectives on Family Law Practice: International Child Custody and the Hague Convention
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11/4/2011 - The New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code
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11/9/2011 - Labor Law for the Union and Non-Union Workplace
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PLANNING AHEAD
11/1/2011 - Real Estate Section Social with Guest Speaker Peter Meade, Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority
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11/3/2011 - Survey of Pending Federal Data Breach Legislation: Is Massachusetts (and its WISP) About to be Preempted by Federal Law?
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11/3/2011 - Tank Barges, Tugboats, Buzzards Bay and Oil Spills: NEPA Foul Invalidates Coast Guard Attempt to Preempt Massachusetts Law
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11/4/2011 - Bankruptcy Venue Roundtable
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Mark Reilly and E. Abim Thomas, Chief Legal Counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel to Governor Deval Patrick, discuss issues of mutual concern with the BBA Council.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday, October 24, 2011
11:30A Delivery of Legal Services Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P The Homeless Court Program - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Kathleen E. Coffey of Boston Municipal Court
Delivery of Legal Services Section
more info / RSVP>>
3:00P Trying a Case in Boston Housing Court Training - at BBA
Speakers: Christopher T. Saccardi of The Law Office of Christopher T. Saccardi;
Maria Theophilis of Broderick, Bancroft & Goldberg;
Hon. MaryLou Muirhead of Boston Housing Court
Real Estate Pro Bono Committee
more info / RSVP>>

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
8:30A Mergers & Acquisitions Committee Meeting - at Cooley LLP, 500 Boylston Street
12:00P With Them, Against Them, or Somewhere in Between: What Every Federal Practitioner Needs to Know About Federal Government Litigation - at BBA
Speakers: Justin P. O'Brien of Collora LLP;
Christine J. Wichers of U.S. Attorney's Office;
Diane M. Saunders of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Labor & Employment Law Section, Federal Practice and Procedure Committee, New Lawyers Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Public Construction Bid Protests: Practice and Procedure Before the Office of the Attorney General - at BBA
Speakers: Deborah A. Anderson of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General;
Brian C. O'Donnell of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
Construction Law Committee
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12:30P Power Plant Siting in Massachusetts - at BBA
Speakers: Rebecca Tepper of Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities;
Eugene B. Benson of Alternatives for Community & Environment;
David S. Rosenzweig of Keegan Werlin, LLP
Energy and Telecommunications Law Committee, Air Quality and Climate Change Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Navigating the SEC's New Whistleblower Bounty Rules - at BBA
Speakers: Stephen G Huggard of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Marc Mantell of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Securities Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
4:00P CLE - Good Governance Practices for Health Care, Educational & Other Non-Profit Organizations - at BBA
Speakers: Colin J. Zick of Foley Hoag LLP;
Lois Dehls Cornell of Tufts Health Plan-Watertown;
Michael W. Peregrine of McDermott Will & Emery - Chicago Office;
Robert W. Iuliano of Harvard University Office of the General Counsel
Tax Exempt Organizations Section, Health Law Section, College & University Law Section
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5:30P New Lawyers Section Happy Hour Social - at JJ Foley's, 21 Kingston Street
New Lawyers Section
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
12:00P Important Aspects of Patent Practice in Russia and the Former Soviet States for U.S. Practitioners - at BBA
Speakers: Maria Eliseeva of Houston Eliseeva LLP
International Intellectual Property Law Committee
more info / RSVP>>
12:30P Recent SJC Wage & Hour Decisions: Coverall, Rosnov and Camara - at BBA
Speakers: Hillary Schwab of Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C;
David S. Rosenthal of Nixon Peabody LLP
Labor & Employment Law Section
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12:30P The Collaborative Conundrum: Representing Multiple Parties in the Construction Industry - at BBA
Speakers: Robert V. Lizza of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
Professional Liability Committee
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12:30P Assignment and Subletting: Traps for the Unwary - at BBA
Speakers: Richard H. Goldman of Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Leasing Committee
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12:30P Attorney-Client Program Series, Part 2: Managing Client Relations - Dos and Doníts - at BBA
Speakers: Alan J. Klevan of Klevan & Klevan, LLP;
Rodney S. Dowell of Law Office Management Assistance Program
Solo & Small Firm Section, New Lawyers Section
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4:00P District Court and Boston Municipal Court Bench Meets Bar - at BBA
Speakers: Hon. Lynda M. Connolly of District Court;
Hon. Charles R. Johnson of Boston Municipal Court;
Hon. Robert V. Greco of District Court;
Hon. Allen G. Swan of District Court;
Hon. Albert S. Conlon of District Court;
Hon. Tracy-Lee Lyons of Boston Municipal Court
Solo & Small Firm Section, Massachusetts Practice and Procedure Committee, Litigation Section, New Lawyers Section
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5:00P Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House - at Suffolk University Law School, 1st Floor Function Room
Litigation Pro Bono Committee
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6:00P Tour the Boston Public Library's "Home Front: Boston and the Civil War" Exhibition - at Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
Diversity & Inclusion Section
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
12:30P Diversity & Inclusion Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P Business Transactions Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
5:30P Meet Mary Beckman, the New Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Chief at the AG's Office - at BBA
Speakers: Mary A. Beckman of Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
Health Law Section, Tax Exempt Organizations Section
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6:00P New Bankruptcy Lawyers Committee Cocktail Reception - at Scholars, 25 School Street
New Bankruptcy Lawyers Committee
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Friday, October 28, 2011
9:30A Strategies, Rights & Remedies for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence - at BBA
Speakers: Hema Sarangapani;
Julie Dahlstrom of Lutheran Social Services of New England;
Valerie L Fisk of Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
Family Law Section, Immigration Law Section
more info / RSVP>>
12:00P International Law Section Steering Committee Meeting - at BBA
12:30P Environmental Justice Pro Bono Work for Transactional Lawyers: an Overview and Recent Success Story - at BBA
Speakers: Dana Lanzillo of Saul Ewing LLP;
E. Quita Sullivan of New England Foundation for the Arts;
Staci Rubin of Alternatives for Community & Environment
Environmental Law Pro Bono Committee
more info / RSVP>>
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