Sherin and Lodgen News RSS Feedhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=39&format=xml&stylesheet=rss&directive=0&records=20en-us28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNew blog post by Jessica Gray Kelly: How to Avoid a Fee Dispute with Your Clienthttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=38209&format=xml<p class="MsoBodyText"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1807&amp;format=xml">Jessica Gray Kelly</a>, an associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, outlines five ways to avoid fee disputes with clients in the Professional Liability Group's most recent post. &nbsp;The article, &quot;How to Avoid a Fee Dispute with Your Client&quot;, also discusses how to <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">successfully defend against excessive fee claims. <o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p class="MsoBodyText"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">Click <a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/361592/How-to-Avoid-a-Fee-Dispute-with-Your-Client">here</a> to read the post.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>News09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=38209&format=xmlNew blog post by Sander A. Rikleen and Jennifer L. Ioli: Massachusetts Permit Session Jurisdiction Explainedhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=38079&format=xml<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=7185&amp;format=xml">Sander A. Rikleen</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. Ioli</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation and Real Estate Departments,&nbsp;explain Massachusetts permit session jurisdiction in the Real Estate Department's most recent blog post. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Click&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.sherin.com/blog/bid/361400/Massachusetts-Permit-Session-Jurisdiction-Explained">here</a>&nbsp;to read the post.&nbsp;News02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=38079&format=xmlPaula G. Curry and Ronald W. Ruth present at the Boston Bar Association on "Rooftop Leasing 101: Solar and Cell Phone Towers"http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=38001&format=xml<div><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1798&amp;format=xml">Paula G. Curry</a>, a partner in the firm's Real Estate Department, and <a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1822&amp;format=xml">Ronald W. Ruth</a>, managing partner of the firm and co-chair of the firm's Environmental Law Group,&nbsp;presented at the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bostonbar.org/">Boston Bar Association</a>&nbsp;on Monday, February 23<sup>rd</sup>.&nbsp; <div><br /> The session titled,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=16791">&quot;Rooftop Leasing 101: Solar and Cell Phone Towers&quot;</a>, focused on considerations to be taken&nbsp;when drafting and negotiating a rooftop lease, with a particular focus on solar and cell phone installations.&nbsp;</div> </div> <div>&nbsp;</div>News24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=38001&format=xmlJessica Gray Kelly presents at the Boston Bar Association on "Litigation Practice & Strategy: What Every New Civil Litigator Should Know"http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37932&format=xml<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1807&amp;format=xml">Jessica Gray Kelly</a>, an Associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, participated on a <a href="https://www.bostonbar.org">Boston Bar Association</a> panel on Wednesday, February 18<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The panel titled, &ldquo;<a href="https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=17472&amp;utm_source=CLEmailer&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=CLE17472-1">Litigation Practice &amp; Strategy: What Every New Civil Litigator Should Know</a>&rdquo;, covered important considerations and nuances of Massachusetts Civil Superior Court practice.<o:p></o:p></span></p>News19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37932&format=xmlNew blog post by William M. Dunham and Scott McConchie: NH Begins To Articulate The Scope Of In-House Privilegehttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37812&format=xml<div class="hk_inner"> <p style=""><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1835&amp;format=xml">William M. Dunham</a>, associate in the firm's Litigation Department, and <a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=5859&amp;format=xml">Scott McConchie</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department, discuss how a recent Supreme Court decision regarding &quot;In-House Privilege&quot; can be successfully used by smaller firms. <br /> <br /> Read the full post <a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/360943/NH-Begins-To-Articulate-The-Scope-Of-In-House-Privilege">here</a>.</p> </div>News12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37812&format=xmlJoshua M. Bowman's article reprinted by a second publicationhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37321&format=xml<span data-mce-style="font-size: 12px;"><a data-mce-href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=2458&amp;format=xml" href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=2458&amp;format=xml">Joshua M. Bowman</a>, a partner in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate Department and chair of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group,&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 9pt; line-height: 13.8000001907349px;">recently wrote an article for the December 19th issue of the&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://nerej.com/">New England Real Estate Journal</a>.<br /> <br /> </em>The entire article was reprinted on January 19th for the online publication, <em><a href="http://www.hotel-online.com">Hotel.Online</a>.</em><em><br /> </em></span><br /> <span data-mce-style="font-size: 12px;">To read the full article, &quot;Who should 'own' the hotel employees: No easy answers to that question&quot;, please&nbsp;click&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hotel-online.com/press_releases/release/who-should-own-the-hotel-employees-no-easy-answer-to-that-question">here</a>.</span>News22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37321&format=xmlSara Jane Shanahan presents at the Boston Bar Association on "Evidence: Strategic Considerations for Summary Judgment And Trial"http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37117&format=xml<p class="MsoBodyText" style="text-indent:0in"><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1832&amp;format=xml">Sara Jane Shanahan</a>, chair of the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department and co-chair Social Media and Digital Technology Practice Groups, participated in a Boston Bar Association panel on Tuesday, January 13<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoBodyText" style="text-indent:0in">The panel titled, &ldquo;<a href="https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=16317">The Evidence: Strategic Considerations For Summary Judgment And Trial</a>&rdquo;, covered evidence considerations for both summary judgment and trial in Massachusetts state and federal court.<o:p></o:p></p>News16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=37117&format=xmlNew blog post by Thomas F. Maffei and Debra Squires-Lee: Lawyer's Lessons: Doing the Right Thing Pays Off...Eventually!http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36932&format=xml<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=5818&amp;format=xml">Thomas F. Maffei</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department, and <a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1826&amp;format=xml">Debra Squires-Lee</a>,&nbsp;partner in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department and co-chair of the Professional Liability Group, discuss what a recent Appeals Court decision can teach attorneys in regards to mistakes and malpractice in the blog post,&nbsp;&quot;Lawyer&rsquo;s Lessons: Doing the Right Thing Pays Off &hellip;Eventually!&quot;<br /> <br /> Click <a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/359945/Lawyer-s-Lessons-Doing-the-Right-Thing-Pays-Off-Eventually">here</a> to read the post.&nbsp;Articles13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36932&format=xmlProsecutor's admission in Ferguson case troubling in many wayshttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36100&format=xml<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1826&amp;format=xml">Debra Squires-Lee</a>, partner in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department and co-chair of the Professional Liability Group,&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1833&amp;format=xml">Christopher R. Blazejewski</a>,&nbsp;partner in the firm's Litigation Department, recently wrote an article for&nbsp;<i>Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly&nbsp;</i>on the false testimony submitted by the prosecutor in the Ferguson case.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Read the article&nbsp;<a href="D6C897/assets/files/Documents/DSL and CRB 1-5-14.pdf">here</a>.News08 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36100&format=xmlNew blog post by Debra Squires-Lee: Ethical Withdrawal from Representationhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36047&format=xml<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1826&amp;format=xml">Debra Squires-Lee</a>, partner in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department and co-chair of the Professional Liability Group, discusses what you need to know to ethically withdraw from legal representation in her blog post, &quot;Ethical Withdrawal from Representation,&quot;.<br /> <br /> Click&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/359721/Ethical-Withdrawal-From-Representation">here</a>&nbsp;to read the post.&nbsp;News06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36047&format=xmlNew blog post by Jennifer L. Ioli: What You Need To Know: Boston and Cambridge Energy Use Disclosure Ordinanceshttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36021&format=xml<p><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. Ioli</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation and Real Estate Departments,&nbsp;outlines the new energy use disclosure ordinances in her blog post, &quot;What You Need To Know: Boston and Cambridge Energy Use Disclosure Ordinances&quot;.<br /> <br /> Click&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.sherin.com/blog/bid/359673/What-You-Need-To-Know-Boston-and-Cambridge-Energy-Use-Disclosure-Ordinances">here</a>&nbsp;to read the post.&nbsp;</p>News05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=36021&format=xmlWho should 'own' the hotel employees: No easy answers to that questionhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35817&format=xml<span data-mce-style="font-size: 12px;"><a data-mce-href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=2458&amp;format=xml" href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=2458&amp;format=xml">Joshua M. Bowman</a>, a partner in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate Department and chair of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group,&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 9pt; line-height: 115%;">discusses what hotel owners should be doing, in regards to their employees, to reduce the risk of non-compliance</span></span><span data-mce-style="font-size: 12px;">&nbsp;in the December 19th issue of the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://nerej.com/">New England Real Estate Journal</a>.&nbsp;</em></span><br /> <br /> <span data-mce-style="font-size: 12px;">To read the article, &quot;Who should 'own' the hotel employees: No easy answers to that question&quot;, please&nbsp;click <a href="D6C897/assets/files/Documents/JMB NEREJ Article (00574700).PDF">here</a>.</span>News22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35817&format=xmlBreakfast With The Bench: Hon. Nathaniel M. Gortonhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35665&format=xml<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. Ioli</a>, associate in the firm's Litigation and Real Estate Department, discusses the Federal Bar Associations' breakfast featuring The Honorable Nathaniel M. Gorton in the December 2014 Newsletter.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Read the article&nbsp;<a href="D6C897/assets/files/Documents/FBA Newsletter Dec 17 2014.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>. &nbsp;News18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35665&format=xmlScott McConchie Appointed to Board of Bar Overseers Hearing Committeehttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35621&format=xml<p><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=5859&amp;format=xml">Scott McConchie</a>, partner in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, was appointed to the hearing committee for the Board of Bar Overseers (BBO) of the Supreme Judicial Court. He is one of twelve volunteer members and will serve a three year term. &nbsp;His term will start on January 1, 2015.&nbsp;</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.mass.gov/obcbbo/board.htm">BBO's hearing committees</a> hold reviews proceedings regarding complaints filed against attorneys and recommend the appropriate disciplinary action for parties found guilty.</p>News17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35621&format=xmlNew blog post by Margaret C. Kelty and Sander A. Rikleen: Take Advantage of the Massachusetts Personal Property Tax Exemption for Solar Installationshttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35627&format=xml<p><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=4788&amp;format=xml">Margaret C. Kelty</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department and <a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=7185&amp;format=xml">Sander A. Rikleen</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department discuss the&nbsp;<em>Forrestall Enterprises, Inc. v. Board of Assessors of the Town of Westborough </em>ruling&nbsp;in the blog post, &quot;Take Advantage of the Massachusetts Personal Property Tax Exemption for Solar Installations&quot;.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1791&amp;format=xml">Bethany A. Bartlett</a>,&nbsp;partner in the firm&rsquo;s Real Estate Department and chair of the firm's Solar Energy Practice Group, also made contributions to the article.&nbsp;</p> <p>Click&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.sherin.com/blog/bid/359251/Take-Advantage-of-the-Massachusetts-Personal-Property-Tax-Exemption-for-Solar-Installations">here</a>&nbsp;to read the post.&nbsp;</p>News17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35627&format=xmlProfessional Liability Newsletter - December 2014http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35189&format=xmlRead the December 2014 issue of Sherin and Lodgen's Professional Liability Newsletter:<br /> <ul> <li><a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/358707/Law-Firm-Liability-for-Attorney-and-Employee-Ethics-Will-Changes-Be-Necessary">Law Firm Liability for Attorney and Employee Ethics: Will Changes Be Necessary?</a></li> <li><a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/358434/Don-t-Be-Like-That-Guy-First-Circuit-Says-Enough-is-Enough-and-Upholds-Pulled-Pro-Hac">Don&rsquo;t Be Like That Guy: First Circuit Says Enough is Enough and Upholds Pulled Pro Hac</a></li> <li><a href="D6C897/assets/files/Documents/12-2014 Professional Liability Alert (00569404-2).PDF">Professional Liability Alert</a></li> </ul> Click <a href="D6C897/assets/files/Documents/Prof Liability Newsletter 12-2014.html">here</a>&nbsp;to read the newletter.News11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35189&format=xmlJessica G. Kelly Featured on Radio Entrepreneurs Radio Showhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35187&format=xml<a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1807&amp;format=xml">Jessica G. Kelly</a>, associate in the firm's Litigation Department, was featured on the Radio Entrepreneurs show Monday, December 8th.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Listen to the entire segment&nbsp;<a href="http://radioentrepreneurs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Jessica-Kelly-December-8th-2014.mp3">here</a>.News10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35187&format=xmlThomas W. Kirchofer quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on his recent blog post, "Don't Be Like That Guy: First Circuit Says Enough is Enough and Upholds Pulled Pro Hac"http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35087&format=xml<p><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1810&amp;format=xml">Thomas W. Kirchofer</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, was quoted in&nbsp;<i>Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly</i>&nbsp;on December 8th. The article, &ldquo;1st Circuit upholds pro hac vice revocation for lawyer caught writing notes to witness,&rdquo; analyzes a First Circuit Court of Appeals&nbsp;case where an attorney was accused of passing notes to a witness on the stand.&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Tom had previous discussed the case in his blog, &quot;<a href="http://blog.sherin.com/all-things-esq/bid/358434/Don-t-Be-Like-That-Guy-First-Circuit-Says-Enough-is-Enough-and-Upholds-Pulled-Pro-Hac">Don't Be Like That Guy: First Circuit Says Enough is Enough and Upholds Pulled Pro Hac</a>&quot;.<br /> <br /> From the article:<br /> <br /> The decision attracted attention in social media circles, with Sherin &amp; Lodgen attorney Thomas W. Kirchofer blogging that the ruling shows that &ldquo;&lsquo;combative aggressiveness&rsquo; does not make you an &lsquo;effective advocate.&rsquo; And don&rsquo;t be like that guy.&rdquo;</p>News08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=35087&format=xmlBethany A. Bartlett and Team Sunshine have been named 2014's Best Solar Energy Team - USA by Acquisition Internationalhttp://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=34956&format=xml<p><a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=3&amp;A=1791&amp;format=xml">Bethany A. Bartlett</a>, partner in the firm's Real Estate Department and chair of the Solar Energy Practice Group and <a href="http://www.sherin.com/?t=5&amp;LPA=3369&amp;format=xml">Team Sunshine</a> have been named 2014&rsquo;s &ldquo;Best Solar Energy Team &ndash; USA&rdquo; by <i>Acquisition International</i>. The <i>Acquisition International</i> Legal Awards are given to commend outstanding work around the legal world over the past 12 months. The award recognizes excellence in everything from commercial litigation and arbitration to immigration law and insolvency.<br /> <br /> <em>&ldquo;Not just any business can be nominated for one of these awards. Only the most committed, forward-thinking and results-driven firms, who have consistently demonstrated a commitment to the very highest standard of service will walk away with one of our prestigious trophies.&rdquo;</em> - Sameena Yates, Legal Awards Coordinator&nbsp;</p> <hr /> <p><i><a href="http://acquisition-intl.com/">Acquisition International</a></i> is a monthly magazine brought to you by AI Global Media Ltd, a publishing house that has revived corporate finance news and reporting.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>News04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800http://www.sherin.com/?t=40&an=34956&format=xml