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19th Annual Paralegal Conference

  • June 20, 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston, MA

The 19th Annual Paralegal Conference, co-sponsored by the Western Massachusetts Paralegal Association, will take place on June 20th, 2017 in Boston, MA. Our own Nancy Cominoli, RP will serving as a faculty member and co-chair for the conference! It's a wonderful opportunity to expand your knowledge and add to your skills. See the photos attached for more information. Register online here! See the flyer for more information. This event will also be available as a live webcast the day of the conference, and on July 5, as a pre-recorded webcast. 

CONFERENCE I Cosponsored by the Massachusetts, Central Massachusetts, and Western Massachusetts Paralegal Associations

19th Annual Paralegal Conference 2017

Advanced issues and latest developments—stay ahead of the curve

MCLE is proud to present the 19th Annual Paralegal Conference 2017. Led by a faculty of some of the most distinguished paralegals and attorneys in Massachusetts, this Conference is your opportunity to stay on top of developments in the law that affect paralegals, while continuing to hone your skills in multiple areas of practice. This year’s Conference provides extensive pragmatic guidance to lead you in your practice, featuring a keynote presentation by Amanda M. Baer on changing methods of communication, and a group workshop on ethical dilemmas that frequently arise. In addition to the group sessions, all registrants have the opportunity to choose two out of four breakout sessions to attend. This year’s breakouts tackle updates in employment law; municipal law and public records; working with financial statements in family law cases; and appellate procedure, including a discussion of the changes in the courtroom regarding the use of court reporters.


  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Breakout Sessions 1 (Select One)
    • Working with Financial Statements in Family Law Cases
    • Appellate Procedure and Updates
  • Ethical Billing, UPL, and Confidentiality
  • Breakout Session 2 (Select One)
    • Municipal Law and Public Records
    • Updates in Employment Law
  • Keynote: A Changing Landscape—The Evolution of How We Communicate in a Professional Context, and the Rapid Growth of Social Media
  • "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session


Nancy A. Cominoli, RP, Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas LLP, Springfield, Cochair; Susan C. Dussault, Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Westborough, Cochair; Amanda M. Baer, Esq., Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Worcester; Meredith A. DeJesus, Esq., Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, PC, Boston; Judith B. Ercolini, Paralegal Coodinator, Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLP, Boston; Julie B. Goldman, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Alisa L. Hacker, Esq., Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, PC, Melrose; Tracey L. Michienzi, Esq, Paralegal, Town of Brookline; Angela M. Puccini, Esq., Office of the Secretary of State/ Securities Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston; Lynne-Marie Reveliotis, LMR Enterprises LLC, Bridgewater; Catherine A. Thornton, Litigation Paralegal, Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, PC, Boston; Paul Tuttle, Esq., Revere

Register online here!

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