The MBA is teaming up with Boston’s Pine Street Inn to help provide a Thanksgiving dinner to those in need. The Pine Street Inn will provide the turkeys, and we’ll grab the rest. Volunteer to help put together care packages on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the MBA in Boston. Donations are also needed to make these care packages.
The MBA invites you to its Second Annual Young Lawyers Division Symposium, which will take place on Friday, Dec. 13. This symposium is FREE for MBA members and $50 for non-members.
The MBA annually recognizes attorneys and law firms who make significant contributions to access to justice in the commonwealth. Nominate and recognize an unsung hero of the legal profession, or a law firm that has made a significant difference for low-income litigants dealing with the justice system, by 5 p.m. on Nov. 19.
The theme of this popular program is “Managing Cybersecurity and HR Risks.” Join us to learn more about growing cybersecurity threats in today’s world, compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and new Massachusetts laws affecting personnel.
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Labor and Employment Section Council meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Massachusetts Bar Association
Business Law Section Council meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Health Law Section Council meeting
5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
Massachusetts Law Review
Vol. 101 No. 1
Summary: Under Rule 8.3, Comment 3, a lawyer
"has knowledge of a violation [requiring reporting to Bar Counsel]
when the lawyer possesses supporting evidence such that a
reasonable lawyer under the circumstances would form a firm opinion
that the conduct in question had more likely occurred than
Rule 8.3's requirement to report misconduct to Bar Counsel's
Office is triggered by a lawyer's discovery (in litigation
involving breakup of a law firm) of a document indicating that an
attorney, a former partner of the client and an opposing party in
the litigation, intentionally omitted mentioning a conviction for
fraud in his letter recommending an applicant for admission to the
bar. The discovered document may constitute client's "confidential
information," as newly defined in Comment 3A to Rule 1.6. If so,
the reporting requirement would be excused unless client consents
to a report. Lawyer also needs to advise his client, who is a
lawyer, about the latter's own reporting obligation under Rule
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