MBA announces “Latest in the Law 2009” on May 13, 14

Issue March 2009

Two-day conference will highlight significant cases and legal developments

The Massachusetts Bar Association is pleased to announce to its membership “Latest in the Law 2009,” a specially-priced, comprehensive conference highlighting the most significant cases and legal developments over the past year. Designed to give practitioners the opportunity to attend all available programming, the MBA is offering 12 distinct, 75-minute sessions from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. over two days to keep you abreast of the latest changes in your current practice areas and beyond.

“MBA staff worked closely with MBA Treasurer Denise Squillante to develop a timely and relevant program to help members recession proof their practices, in response to membership feedback,” said MBA Director of Membership & Programs Lisa Ferrara.

MBA members are encouraged to attend one or both conference days to suit their professional needs. Register for both days to receive a complete set of conference materials at the specially discounted price of $250 (a savings of $50).
“‘Latest in the Law 2009’ provides a comprehensive program at a competitive price. This particular conference was designed as two stand-alone days to allow members to attend one or both days of our extensive programming in light of their busy schedules and budgetary constraints,” said Ferrara.

The two-day conference, which includes a networking reception on Thursday, May 14, will highlight legal updates in the following areas:

Wednesday, May 13
Criminal Law Update
Personal Injury and Insurance Law Update
Bankruptcy Law Update
Business Law Update: Data Privacy Act
Real Estate Law Update
Malpractice Avoidance and Risk Management

Thursday, May 14
Probate Law Update
Elder Law Update
Employment Law Update: Family Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act
Juvenile Law Update
Family Law Update
Traps for the Unwary
Networking reception