Bar Seen This Week: Happenings around the MBA

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

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Probate Law

Second Annual Probate Law Conference

More than 200 members of the legal community attended the Massachusetts Bar Association's Second Annual Probate Law Conference on Nov. 14. The conference featured a keynote address by the Hon. Paula M. Carey (pictured, middle), chief justice of the Trial Court, and four concurrent programming tracks that included seminars about estate planning, MassHealth, the MUTC and more. The conference was chaired by John G. Dugan, Esq. (pictured, left) and Janice C. Nigro, Esq. (pictured, right).

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Legal Lunch Nov 2014

Feed Your Mind Legal Lunch Series

The MBA hosted a Feed Your Mind Legal Lunch Series program on Nov. 19. The program was moderated by Craig Levey, Esq. (pictured, left) and Courtney Shea, Esq. (pictured, right) and featured Kevin Scanlon, chief legal counsel for the Division of Professional Licensure (pictured, middle right) and Dorothy Anderson, first assistant bar counsel for the Board of Bar Overseers (pictured, middle left), as they provide guidance and insight on representing individuals before licensing boards.

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Techno Mind Meld

Techno Mind Meld Roundtable

The Law Practice Management and Young Lawyers Division hosted a roundtable discussion on the hottest technology issues faced by today's practitioners at its Nov. 19 "Techno Mind Meld" program. Email, cloud computing, PDF options and more were among the topics featured in the program, which was moderated by Dmitry Lev, Esq.

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ADR November 19

ADR program at College of the Holy Cross

The MBA's ADR Committee organized a presentation at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester on Nov. 19, about the valuable role ADR can play in our communities and the conflicts that arise in our lives. Pictured from left: Douglas C. Reynolds, Esq.; Susan M. Jeghelian, Esq.; Gail S. Packer, Esq.; and, Michael A. Zeytoonian, Esq.

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SwearingIn November 2014

Swearing-in Ceremonies

MBA President Marsha V. Kazarosian spoke to new attorneys about the importance of becoming involved in bar associations as a new practitioner at the Nov. 19 swearing-in ceremonies at Faneuil Hall.