Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019

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  • "Ex-wife can’t sue to claw back hidden assets," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 14). MBA Family Law Section Council Chair Kimberley J. Joyce and Family Law Section Council member Jared D. Spinelli discussed a U.S. District Court judge's ruling, which found that a woman could not sue Worcester Polytechnic Institute under the state's fraudulent transfer statute to recover hidden marital assets that her ex-husband transferred to the university following their divorce.  

  • "Governor proposes ‘fix’ for commission-only employees," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 14). MBA member Peter J. Moser was quoted in an article about a supplemental spending bill proposed by Gov. Charlie Baker that seeks to clarify employer responsibility for overtime payments to inside sales employees who earn fully commission-based salaries.

  • "SJC provides clarity on settlement/assignment agreements," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 14). MBA member Kim V. Marrkand commented on a Supreme Judicial Court decision regarding the enforceability of a “settlement/assignment” agreement in a tort case being defended under a reservation of rights by the insurer.

  • "Motions to dismiss can be sources of confusion," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 14. Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins, an MBA member and a Superior Court judge, co-wrote a column focused on common sources of confusion for attorneys filing motions to dismiss.

  • "Bar foundation celebrates 2019 grant recipients," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 14). This week's "On the Town" section featured photos from the Massachusetts Bar Foundation's 2019 Grantee Reception, which was held on Sept. 26 at Nutter in Boston.

  • "Mountain of outstanding warrants piling up," The Salem News (Oct. 11). MBA Criminal Justice Section Council member Peter T. Elikann was quoted in a story about the backlog of outstanding arrest warrants in Massachusetts. The article also appeared in several other publications within North of Boston Media Group.
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