MCLE ThisWeek Podcast

27 EpisodesProduced by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE │ New England)Website

CLE on the go; presented by MCLE │ New England. New episodes released every Thursday in rotating practice areas. Episodes remain available for 6 months.

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How to Talk to Fact Finders About Opioid Use

August 22nd, 2019


ADA Jeremy C. Bucci and public defender Connor M. Barusch discuss the different ways practitioners can talk to fact finders about opioid use in this lecture from MCLE’s Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Criminal Law, …

Pretrial Preparation for Civil Litigation

August 15th, 2019


In this excerpt from the 10/31/2018 MCLE program, Pretrial Litigation Primer, Julie R. Bryan of Casner & Edwards LLP walks you through all of …

Contested Guardianships

August 8th, 2019


The panel (Dr. Elizabeth H. Nasser, John G. Dugan, Melissa A. Howitt, James M. O'Sullivan) focuses on contested guardianship issues and how best to …

Generating Family Law Business

August 1st, 2019


Phyllis E. Federico from Schmidt & Federico, PC, in Boston shares the best ways to get a book of business in MCLE’s How to Make Money Being a …

Beach Ownership and Access Disputes

July 25th, 2019


Thomas Aylesworth discusses the summer-appropriate topic of the law governing public and private beach rights and access in this excerpt from MCLE’s 20th Annual Real Estate Law Conference 2018. Watch (or listen) to the …

Building Your Reputation and Network

July 18th, 2019


In this excerpt from the 10/10/2018 MCLE program, Personal Branding & Business Development for Law Firm Associates, Sofia S. Lingos of Trident Legal in Boston explains how best to build your reputation and walks you …

Income Taxation of Estate Trusts in Massachusetts

July 11th, 2019


Eric P. Hayes of Goodwin Procter LLP makes a careful examination of Massachusetts’ income taxation laws in relation to estate trusts. This excerpt …

Changes to Federal Wage Laws for Independent Contractors

June 27th, 2019


James Glickman of the U.S. Department of Labor gives an overview of the federal wage and hour and related laws affecting independent contractors. This lecture from the 11/7/2018 MCLE program, Independent Contractor v. …

Negotiating Key Contractual Provisions

June 20th, 2019


John F. Cohan of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, PC, in Boston examines negotiation points in select key provisions: representations, warranties, covenants, and conditions in this lecture from the 11/7/2018 program MCLE …

Psychological Experts in Sexual Assault Cases

June 13th, 2019


ADA Audrey C. Mark and public defender Shannon Hinegardner discuss when you need a psychological expert and how to cross examine them in MCLE’s …

Protecting Your Expert Through Discovery

June 6th, 2019


The panel discusses how best to prepare and protect your expert witness through the discovery process. They look at some of the common missteps and …

Land Registration Process

June 3rd, 2019


Edmund Williams from the Land Court lays out the process involved. This excerpt from the 10/25/2018 MCLE program, Inner Workings of the Land Court: …

Ethics of Client and Firm Information When Leaving a Firm

June 3rd, 2019


Ellen J. Messing of Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, PC, looks at the ethical and HR considerations when wrapping up the lawyer-firm relationship, with a focus on client contact and access to firm information in this …

UTEC: Progress for Teens in Lowell

May 31st, 2019


Judge Jay D. Blitzman of the Juvenile Court kicks off a panel discussion with UTEC in this excerpt from MCLE’s 19th Annual Juvenile Delinquency & Child Welfare Law Conference held on 12/14/2018. UTEC’s mission and …

Medicaid and Healthcare Planning: Ask the Experts

May 31st, 2019


Leo J. Cushing, Todd E. Lutsky, and Lisa M. Neeley conduct a Q&A regarding Medicaid and healthcare planning and strategies in this excerpt from the 5/8/2018 MCLE program, Medicaid & Healthcare Planning Update …

Staff Issues in Law Firms

May 30th, 2019


Jaclyn Kugell, Ellen Messing, and Gretchen Pratt examine staffing issues in law firms from an HR perspective in this excerpt from the 10/24/2018 MCLE program, HR Issues for Law Firms & Legal Departments. They look …

Minimizing Exposure with Corporations and LLCs

May 30th, 2019


Hear Robert Baute, Jr., of Locke Lord LLP explain how to set up and operate an LLC and a corporation to minimize the likelihood of exposure. This …

58A Hearings - Statute and Case Review

May 29th, 2019


Jason Green, from CPCS Brockton, walks through the law and cases in MCLE’s 58A: Dangerousness Hearings, recorded on 2/1/2019. The full program is …

Discovery in Federal Court: Comparisons to Superior Court Practice

May 29th, 2019


The panel (Christopher A. Callanan, Andrew Dulberg, Sarah R. Frazier, and Hon. Patti B. Saris) discusses how to conduct discovery at the federal …

Work Letters and Construction Contracts in a Nutshell

May 29th, 2019


Edward Gelles of Dain, Torpy, Le Ray, Wiest & Garner, PC, in Boston lays out the essentials of work letters and construction contracts. Excerpted from the 11/8/2018 MCLE program, Commercial Buildouts, Attorney …

Advanced Marketing and Your Firm's Expansion

May 28th, 2019


Gabriel Cheong of Infinity Law Group LLC in Quincy share tips and guidance on next level marketing for law firms. This is a lecture from MCLE’s 12/6/2018 program, Amplify & Expand Your Law Practice: Hanging Your …

209A and Harassment Order Hearings

May 28th, 2019


Attorneys Leo S. Fama and SallyAnn Janulevicus discuss evidentiary issues that come up in 209A and harassment order hearings in this lecture from …

A History of Medicaid Trusts

May 24th, 2019


To draft a successful Medicaid trust you must understand the history behind them. Leo J. Cushing of Cushing & Dolan, PC, in Boston lays out the …

Hiring and Retaining Law Firm Staff

May 24th, 2019


Jaclyn Kugell, Ellen Messing, and Gretchen Pratt discuss issues facing law firms concerning hiring and retaining lawyers and staff in this lecture from the 10/24/2018 MCLE program, HR Issues for Law Firms & Legal …

Mass. Marijuana Laws

May 24th, 2019


Adam D. Fine of Vincente Sederberg in Boston provides an introduction to Massachusetts and federal marijuana laws in this lecture from the 12/5/2018 MCLE program, Cannabis & Hemp: The Law & Business 6 Months …

Trying Civil Cases: Ask the Experts

May 9th, 2019


Led by program chair, Hon. Paul D. Wilson, the panel (Todd Jarrett Bennett, Lindsay M. Burke, William J. Dailey, III, Warren F. Fitzgerald, and Hon. …

Section 35 Appeals

May 9th, 2019


Jessica Gallagher, Joshua Grammel, and Ann Grant of CPCS discuss the “why” behind Section 35 appeals in this lecture from the 10/2/2018 MCLE program, …

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