Quarterly Legal Education Programs
All half day quarterly MA Forum Educational programs are free for current members in good standing. The fee for non-member attorneys is $50 per person. All attendees should register ahead of time for a proper head count for planning purposes.
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Friday, February 9, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:30PM
Hot breakfast, hot, coffee and warm, friendly networking.
Attorney Heidi Alexander with the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (MA LOMAP) presented information regarding risk avoidance and mitigation, best practices, and breach preparedness for law firm data security, file management, evolving technology, and the Massachusetts data security law.
Insurance industry expert Christine Cunning with the independent, Massachusetts agency of Sullivan, Garrity & Donnelly Insurance, and Christine's colleague who specializes in data security and serves as a resource to her firm, explained data security and breach coverage options, potential gaps, and some of the differences between commercial and malpractice insurance coverages.
We then engaged in a roundtable discussion about issues of importance to the group, including the newly enacted tax act and what it means for our clients' estate plans and businesses as well as for own law firm businesses.
Friday, 5/11/18 8:30am-12:30 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Waltham, MA.
Topic: How the new tax act of 2017 impacts planning our clients' estates, businesses, & our law firm businesses.
Long time MA Forum member, current Board Member, and Past President, Attorney Allen J. Margulis will lead the discussion about the new tax act and what it means for our clients, their businesses, and our law firm businesses.
We will also explore planning recommendations, opportunities, and pitfalls to avoid. This program is still taking shape now and we welcome your suggestions.
Our Summer Quarterly Meeting is scheduled for:
Hilton Garden Inn in Waltham, MA.
Our Fall Quarterly & Annual, full-day meeting, is scheduled for:
Babson College Executive Conference Center in Wellesley.