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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
"THE ART - AND SCIENCE - OF PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING"
Lawyers are professional writers, and written advocacy requires a mastery of both the art and the science of persuasion.

CPCS approved for 2 CLE hours for the Youth Advocacy Division (YAD), Adult Criminal Trial and Post-Conviction panels
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution
Join local historian and author Barbara F. Berenson on a thrilling and memorable journey through Civil War Boston.
Fastcase Training
In the Fastcase Demo, the user will learn basic content and functionality. This will especially include scope of coverage and a brief discussion of types of research undertaken in a legal context. This session assumes no prior experience with Fastcase.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions: Nuts and Bolts, Practice Pointers and Emerging Issues
Co-Sponsored with the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Lawyer-Conducted Voir Dire in Massachusetts: Are You Prepared?
Starting early next year, lawyers will be able to conduct voir dire in Superior Court, and to ask the jury for a specific dollar amount of damages. Are you prepared for this seismic change in jury trials?
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Member Orientation and Training - AM Session
This approximately one-hour session will teach you how to make the most of your membership.
Member Orientation and Training - PM Session
This approximately one-hour session will teach you how to make the most of your membership.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
HOW TO GET BETTER AND CHEAPER MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
Do you have the coverage you really need? Are you overpaying? Are you sure?
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Oral Advocacy Before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court & The Appeals Court
“Your oral argument on appeal,” Justice John Marshall Harlan advised the Supreme Court Bar, “is the most effective weapon you have got.” Chief Justice John G. Roberts concurs, saying that “oral argument is terribly, terribly important.”
Friday, November 21, 2014
COMPLEX ISSUES IN RAPE, INDECENT ASSAULT & BATTERY AND OTHER SEX CRIMES
Jointly planned with the Flaschner Judicial Institute, this full-day CLE for lawyers at the Social Law Library is an encore of a program presented to Massachusetts Trial Court judges.

CPCS approved for 5 hours of CLE credit from Juvenile Delinquency (YAD), Post-conviction, and Adult Criminal Trial panels.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
How (and Why) to Move Your Practice to the Cloud
If you use Gmail, manage your financial accounts online, or deposit checks from a mobile device, you’re already using the Cloud. Moving your law practice to the Cloud can increase your mobility, efficiency, and (believe it or not) data security.
 
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Reference
Companion Reading - Successful Strategies in Criminal Cases with F. Lee Bailey and Judge FishmanCompanion Reading - Successful Strategies in Criminal Cases with F. Lee Bailey and Judge Fishman
Looking for some companion reading to our recent Successful Strategies in Criminal Cases CLE? We’ve compiled a list of books in our collection that will help you put the trial strategies taught by F. Lee Bailey and Judge Kenneth J. Fishman into practice. Check out a book today!



In the SLL Collection - Data Encryption for Law FirmsIn the SLL Collection - Data Encryption for Law Firms
Massachusetts has one of the highest standards for identity protection in the country. Under 201 CMR 17.00, “every person that owns or licenses personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth shall develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive information security program.” This plan must be written, and the regulation requires the encryption of personal information that is transmitted over public networks, wirelessly, or that is stored on portable devices (when it is technically feasible). Check out some of the books in our collection listed here.
Member FYI
Member Orientation & TrainingMember Orientation & Training
You are cordially invited to the Social Law Library on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 10 AM or 4 PM for a member orientation and training with our members of our Library staff. This approximately one-hour session will teach you how to make the most of your membership.


Register for the morning session


Register for the afternoon session


Space is limited. Questions? Call Mike Saporito at 617-226-1343.
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Fastcase Training Webinars in 2014Fastcase Training Webinars in 2014

fastcase webinarsFastcase provides free live training webinars so that you can learn how to use Fastcase, right from the comfort of your own computer. Register for the webinar that is best for you. Register Today!


On 10/30 Lawyer-Conducted Voir Dire in Massachusetts: Are You Prepared?On 10/30 Lawyer-Conducted Voir Dire in Massachusetts: Are You Prepared?
CPCS approved for 1 hour for the Post-Conviction and Criminal Trial panels.

Starting early next year, lawyers will be able to conduct voir dire in Superior Court, and to ask the jury for a specific dollar amount of damages. Are you prepared for this seismic change in jury trials? Join top experts who will tell you what to expect, how to use expanded voir dire to your advantage, how to respond to an opponent’s voir dire, and how to create a winning trial strategy in light of these historic changes...

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