CLE Program

20th Annual In-House Counsel Conference


Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Runtime: 4:00h

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MBA Member : $25.00
Non-Member : $75.00
Law Students : $0.00
MBA Paralegal : $0.00

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The Massachusetts Bar Association will present its 20th Annual In-House Counsel Conference, which will focus on the theme of balancing the multiple roles of in-house counsel. The conference will address topics of current importance to in-house counsel, including:


  • A keynote address from James P. McGovern, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Massachusetts
  • In-house counsel’s role as strategic advisor 
  • Protecting attorney-client privilege
  • Managing compliance responsibilities and establishing a culture of compliance
  • Employment law developments, including managing a hybrid work environment and accommodations post-COVID

Co-sponsored by the New England Corporate Counsel Association Inc.


This webinar will be hosted using Zoom. Registration is required by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, to participate in this program. After you register with the MBA, please look for an email from MassBar Education with the Webinar ID and Password. The email will be sent before the program.


James C. Donnelly Jr., Esq., Conference Co-chair
Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Worcester
Nancy Hanley, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Director of NECCA, Newton Highlands
Robert J. Kerwin, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Attorney At Law, West Newton
Peter D. McDermott, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Law Office of Peter D. McDermott, Hopkinton
David A. Parke, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas LLP, Springfield
James P. McGovern, Keynote
U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Massachusetts, Worcester
Amanda M. Baer, Esq., Panelist
Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Westborough
Vanessa Candella, Esq., Panelist
EMC Corporation, Hopkinton
Brian M. Casaceli, Esq., Panelist
Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Westborough
Peter MacDonald, Esq., Panelist
General Counsel, loanDepot (ret.)
Michael A. Refolo, Esq., Panelist
Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Worcester
Vanessa L. Smith, Esq., Panelist
Bay State Health, Springfield

Sponsoring Sections:

Business Law Section
Solo/Small Firm Law Practice Management Section
Labor & Employment Section
Young Lawyers Division

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Real-time webcast participants are able to ask questions of the presenters while the program is underway.

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