CLE Program

23rd Annual Family Law Conference


Start: Friday, November 1, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
End: Friday, November 29, 2013, 12:00 p.m.


Chatham Bars Inn
Conference Room
297 Shore Rd.
Chatham, MA, 02633

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MBA Sponsoring Section : $250.00
MBA Paralegal : $180.00
MBA Law Student : $180.00
MBA New Admittee : $180.00
MBA Member : $275.00
Non-member : $300.00

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The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Family Law Section Council invites you to its 23rd Annual Family Law Conference at the Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham, MA on November 1 and November 2.

This conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to meet judges socialize with colleagues and update your skills as you learn techniques and gain insights from our distinguished panel members consisting of judges and legal experts from a broad range of specialties.

New this year! We added an extra substantive panel on Friday afternoon, so make sure you arrive early!

Friday, November 1

  • Noon- Registration
  • 1 p.m.- E-Discovery
  • 3:15 p.m.- Intersection of Alimony and Child Support
  • 6 p.m.- Welcome Reception

Saturday, November 2

  • 7 a.m.- Breakfast and Registration
  • 8 a.m.- State of the Trial Court
  • 8:30 a.m.- Inheritance and Trust Issues
  • 10:45 a.m.- How to Write Effective Findings
  • 12:15 p.m.- Closing Remarks
  • 12:30 p.m.- Lunch


Jennifer R. Clapp, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Grindle Robinson LLP , Wellesley
Michael I. Flores, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Michael I. Flores, PC , Orleans
Hon. Katherine A. Field, Panelist
Bristol Probate and Family Court , Taunton
Hon. Randy J. Kaplan, Panelist
Essex Probate and Family Court , Salem
Hon. David Kopelman (ret.), Panelist
Hon. Angela M. Ordonez, Panelist
Probate & Family Court Department , Boston
Hon. Arthur C. Ryley, Panelist
Barnstable Probate and Family Court , Barnstable
Hon. David G. Sacks, Panelist
Hampden Probate and Family Court , Springfield
Hon. Robert A. Scandurra, Panelist
Barnstable Probate and Family Court , Barnstable
Timothy J. Conlon, Esq., Panelist
TJC ESQ , Providence
Denise Marie Fitzgerald , Panelist
Fern Frolin, Esq., Panelist
Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP , Boston
Susan Huettner, Esq., Panelist
Law Office of Susan A. Huettner, P.C. , Sandwich
Paul M. Kane, Esq., Panelist
McGrath & Kane, Inc. , Boston
Marsha V. Kazarosian, Esq., Panelist
Kazarosian Costello LLP , Haverhill
Bryan Kelly, Panelist
Barnstable Probate and Family Court , Barnstable
David Lee, Esq., Panelist
Lee & Rivers LLP , Boston
Maureen C. McBrien, Esq., Panelist
Brick, Sugarman, Jones & McBrien LLP , Newton Upper Falls
Patricia O'Connell, Esq., Panelist
Kajko, Weisman, Colasanti LLP , Lexington

Sponsoring Sections:

Family Law Section

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