In-Person Program

21st Annual Family Law Conference 2018

Learning, networking, socializing

2180195P01
Friday, 5/18/2018, 9:00 am–5:00 pm
MCLE, Milstein Hall Lower and Upper Levels both sides, Boston
6 substantive credits, 0 ethics credits
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Product Description

MCLE is pleased to present its twenty-first annual comprehensive Conference developed exclusively for the family law practitioner. This year’s Family Law Conference takes a close look at a number of sophisticated issues and provides timely, practical information for all levels of practice. The Conference features leading practitioners, experts, and judges speaking on current and emerging issues in family law and practice.

Hear an update on the state of the Probate and Family Court from Chief Justice Ordoñez, and choose from two cutting-edge workshops. Presentations are supplemented by the popular Conference book and attendees receive the 2018 Massachusetts Family Law Sourcebook & Citator at no extra charge, as well as Family Law Best of the Best—a new compendium of written transcripts of select programs from the prior year.

9:00-9:15
Scholar-Mentors Award
Donald G. Tye, Esq., Prince Lobel Tye LLP, Boston
9:15-9:20
Welcome and Introduction
9:20-10:30
Alimony Update
Judith McKinnon, Esq., Law Office of Rosanne Klovee LLC, Stoneham, Co-Chair
Marc D. Bello, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF, Edelstein & Company LLP, Boston
Emmanuel J. Dockter, Esq., Baum and Dockter LLP, Quincy
Susan M. Miller, Aurora Financial Advisors LLC, Wellesley
Jeffrey A. Soilson, Esq., Fitch Law Partners LLP, Boston
10:30-11:30
Case and Legislative Update
Robin Lynch Nardone, Esq.
Susan A. Huettner, Esq., Law Office of Susan A. Huettner, Sandwich
Francine Gardikas, Esq., Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston
11:30-11:45
Networking and Refreshment Break
11:45-12:45
College Costs
Rosanne P. Klovee, Esq., Law Office of Rosanne Klovee LLC, Stoneham, Co-Chair
Gina J. Calabro, Esq., Brick, Jones, McBrien & Hickey LLP, Newton Upper Falls
Larry Dannenberg, College Solutions, Framingham
Alexander D. Jones, Esq., Brick, Jones, McBrien & Hickey LLP, Newton Upper Falls
12:45-1:45
Lunch (on your own)
1:45-2:15
State of the Court
Hon. Angela M. Ordoñez, Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
2:15-3:20
Workshops
1. What to Do When Your Probate & Family Court Case is Impacted by the Juvenile Court
Barbara Zicht Richmond, Esq., Healy, Fiske, Richmond & Matthew LLP, Cambridge, Co-Chair
Cynthia T. Runge, Esq., Law Office of Cynthia T. Runge, Boston
Kara McCormack, Esq.
Hon. Patricia A. Gorman, Middlesex Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Michael F. Kilkelly, Esq., Kilkelly Law Offices, Malden
2. Debt & Mortgage Refinance/Bankruptcy
Judith McKinnon, Esq., Law Office of Rosanne Klovee LLC, Stoneham, Co-Chair
Robert S. Loss, NewFed Mortgage, Danvers
Nina M. Parker, Esq., Parker & Associates, Winchester
3. Child Support Guideline Issues
John A. Fiske, Esq., Healy, Fiske, Richmond & Matthew LLP, Cambridge, Co-Chair
Gabriel Cheong, Esq., Infinity Law Group LLC, Quincy
Jason V. Owens, Esq., Lynch & Owens P.C., Hingham
Denise M. Fitzgerald, Esq., Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Justin L. Kelsey, Esq., Skylark Law & Mediation, PC, Southborough
3:20-3:30
Networking and Refreshment Break
3:30-5:00
Judicial Forum
Steven E. Gurdin, Esq., Fitch Law Partners LLP, Boston, Co-Chair
Hon. Edward F. Donnelly, Jr., Middlesex Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Hon. Frances M. Giordano, Essex Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Hon. Patricia A. Gorman, Middlesex Probate and Family Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
5:00-6:00
Reception

Special Program Materials:

Table of Contents

Cochair

Rosanne P. Klovee, Esq., Law Office of Rosanne Klovee LLC, Stoneham
Judith McKinnon, Esq., Law Office of Rosanne Klovee LLC, Stoneham

Faculty

Gina J. Calabro, Esq., Brick, Jones, McBrien & Hickey LLP, Newton Upper Falls
Larry Dannenberg, College Solutions, Framingham
Emmanuel J. Dockter, Esq., Baum and Dockter LLP, Quincy
Francine Gardikas, Esq., Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston
Michael F. Kilkelly, Esq., Kilkelly Law Offices, Malden
Robert S. Loss, NewFed Mortgage, Danvers
Kara McCormack, Esq., Byfield
Susan M. Miller, Aurora Financial Advisors LLC, Wellesley
Jason V. Owens, Esq., Lynch & Owens P.C., Hingham
Nina M. Parker, Esq., Parker & Associates, Winchester
Cynthia T. Runge, Esq., Law Office of Cynthia T. Runge, Boston

Speaker(s)