Lawyers Journal

Lawyers Journal

Kaufman, Socha to lead divorce seminar

Attorneys Oran Kaufman and Mary A. Socha will co-chair the “Basics of Divorce Practice” on Tuesday, October 1 from 4-7 p.m. at Western New England College School of Law, Springfield. Kaufman, a partner in the Amherst law firm of Burres Fidnick Booth & Kaufman, specializes in domestic relations law. He is a certified family mediator and conflict-resolution trainer and founder of Amherst Mediation Services and Conflict Works. Socha, a partner in the West Springfield law firm of Bozenhard Socha & Ely, specializes in family law, probate and real estate, and serves as a guardian ad litem, mediator and master. Kaufman and Socha are frequent contributors to continuing legal education seminars.

Conversations Gathering

SJC Chief Justice Margaret Marshall (right) and MBA President Joseph Vrabel talk with students from Another Course to College during the Sept. 12 kick-off of the ‘Conversations’ program. Photo by David Spink

'Conversations' launch takes civil liberties talks to Massachusetts high schools

Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall joined MBA President Joseph P.J. Vrabel and Atty. James McGuire of the firm Brown Rudnick Berlack & Israels, LLP on Sept. 12 to launch the MBA's first major public program of the new association year. The trio met with 30 students from the Boston Public Schools college prep school Another Course to College on Sept. 12 to kick off "Conversations on Law & Liberty in Times of Crisis."

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