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2014 MassDLA - MATA Joint Program

  • 27 Mar 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue De LaFayette
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MassDLA and MATA present:

"Both Sides of the Bar"

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue De LaFayette, Boston

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    Join us for the second annual MassDLA-MATA Joint Program, a complimentary event featuring an educational presentation followed by a mix of laughter, cocktails and catching up with friends from both sides of the bar.

     The defense and plaintiffs bars each will have five speakers giving you their best seven minutes on trial techniques, anecdotes and advocacy tips to learn from.
     Featured speakers from the defense bar:

     Nancy L. Watson, Ficksman & Conley, LLP

     Carol A. Starkey, Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford LLP

     Andrew J. McElaney, Jr., Nutter McClennan & Fish

     Peter M. Durney, Cornell & Gollub

     Christopher A. Duggan, Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP


Featured speakers from the plaintiff's bar: 

Kathy Jo Cook, KJC Law Firm, LLC

Michael K. Gillis, Gillis & Bikofsky, P.C.

Paul F Leavis, Leavis & Rest, P.C.

Edwin L. Wallace, Thornton & Naumes, LLP

Kimberly E. Winter, White, Freeman & Winter, LLP



Following the presentation of the educational program, there will be cocktails and entertainment FEATURING comedian Rick Roberts and Special Guest Comedian, Moody McCarthy.

 Rick Roberts










Comedian Rick Roberts (L) has appeared at Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods, and comedy clubs in New York City and throughout the northeast. Moody McCarthy (R) has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Last Comic Standing.


  Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, 151 Tremont Street, Suite 110, #308, Boston, Massachusetts 02111  
Executive Director:  Cheryl Palombizio                                                                                                                          
  Contact: executivedirector@MassDLA.org                                                                                                                    

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