Massachusetts Construction Reform

Jim Peloquin spoke before the Boston Association of Structural Engineers. The subject of Jim’s talk was Massachusetts construction reform and the new requirement of an independent owner’s project manager for vertical construction projects in excess of $1.5 million.

Family Court Judicial Forum of 2005

George Ford moderated the Family Court Judicial Forum of 2005 sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE) in November and December. The forum consists of four panels of Probate and Family Court Justices from nine different counties, who analyze hypothetical fact patterns designed by the moderators. This year marks Ford’s 28th year as moderator of […]

Public Construction Reform-One Year Later

James B. Peloquin recently spoke at the Massachusetts Bar Association seminar on Public Construction Reform-One Year Later. The seminar focused on sweeping legislative changes in July 2004, and their ongoing impact in the public construction sector. The discussion included curative legislation presently pending in order to correct and/or further amend the reform act of Chapter 193. […]

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Taking Deposition Workshops – MCLE

James Gray Wagner, Constance McGrane, and Ronald Jacobs acted as Panelists and Faculty Critics in the MCLE seminar, Taking Deposition Workshops, coaching, and evaluating the deposition techniques of participating lawyers.

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Disciplinary Matters At The Board of Bar Overseers: From Initial Grievance to Final Disposition

Thomas E. Peisch spoke at a Boston Bar Association CLE titled “Disciplinary Matters At The Board of Bar Overseers: From Initial Grievance to Final Disposition.” Mr. Peisch is the immediate past Vice-Chair of the Board of Bar Overseers, and formerly served as a BBO Hearing Officer. Erin K. Higgins served as the program chair and as moderator during […]

Firm and Credible Trial Dates

At the Boston Bar Association’s Ninth Annual Bench Meets Bar Conference, Thomas E. Peisch participated in a panel discussion titled “Firm and Credible Trial Dates.” The panel, which consisted of five Superior Court Judges and two attorneys, addressed a new initiative to improve the predictability of trial dates in the Superior Courts in an effort to reduce […]

George M. Ford Moderates Annual Family Court Judicial Forum

George M. Ford of Conn Kavanaugh’s Family Law Practice Group moderated the annual Family Court Judicial Forum sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE). This year marks Ford’s 27th year as moderator of the Forum. Ford designs hypothetical fact patterns which are analyzed and discussed by a panel of Probate and Family Court Justices. The process enables […]