Sherin and Lodgen News RSS Feed Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0800firmwise Estate Newsletter: Solar Update, New England Idea Exchange, MA Registered Land<p>Read the July 2014 issue of Sherin and Lodgen's Real Estate Newsletter:</p> <ul> <li><u><a href=";utm_medium=email&amp;_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8Jap0pJy0UIezCVMi9nubAkLmRwkv3R_DDYWg6vn9QSSKU_SHnyWAfp5ByqOrnNUkt7QkJekLT3zejF1zHOnPlHvF8EQ&amp;_hsmi=13431399">2014 Massachusetts Solar Update</a></u></li> <li><u><a href=";utm_medium=email&amp;_hsenc=p2ANqtz--nmkYmrh6N5zCAsY0CVC2E2lN-fIaykWEwB5zW6ECJZbONVgv5X9JScNW7Ueytjbt6ceK8TidaPIMxmszbsh8qOcZieQ&amp;_hsmi=13431399">Massachusetts Registered Land - A Primer</a></u></li> <li><a href=";utm_medium=email&amp;_hsenc=p2ANqtz--g_q70s0YTjOXvd84cDem6vaAgjQuu4HwCsW7mZAkghOWiev297PT7jDKNFr8IrS2_KykuA1eqTh_Shkd-fcMDTcvOZQ&amp;_hsmi=13431399">Purchase Money Security Interests - Value Limited</a></li> <li><a href=";utm_medium=email&amp;_hsenc=p2ANqtz--j-afGoVPAsceSuA3jI7imIM6f0I4EaJakf_7kD8OxunAgL3KBzlzO1Xs5OUGM8LJgnsXL-gwo-dNDOYs7SmUgKavwvQ&amp;_hsmi=13431399">Buying Standing? &nbsp;Buyer Beware.</a></li> </ul> <p><a href=";utm_medium=social&amp;utm_source=twitter">Click here</a>&nbsp;to read the newletter.</p>Newsletters30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0800 M. Bowman rides in third consecutive Pan-Mass Challenge<p>On August 2<sup>nd</sup> and 3<sup>rd</sup>,&nbsp;<a href=";A=2458&amp;format=xml">Josuha M. Bowman</a>, partner in the Real Estate Department and Corporate Department, will ride in his 3<sup>rd</sup>consecutive Pan-Mass Challenge.&nbsp; This year, he will be riding 192 miles over 2 days, starting in Sturbridge, Massachusetts and finishing in Provincetown, Massachusetts. He is directing 50% of all funds raised to the Erica Kaitz LMS Research NOW Fund.&nbsp; To see why he rides please&nbsp;<a href="">click here</a>. &nbsp;</p>News30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0800 blog post by Anthony L. DeProspo: A Primer: Economic Loss Doctrine Not Necessarily Bar to Tort Recovery<p><a href=";A=1799&amp;format=xml">Anthony L. DeProspo</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department and co-chair of the firm's Real Estate Litigation Practice Group, analyzes the economic loss doctrine as seen in a recent case.</p> <p>Read the post, &ldquo;<u><a href="">A&nbsp;Primer: Economic Loss Doctrine Not Necessarily Bar to Tort Recovery</a></u>&quot;.</p>News22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0800 A. Bartlett honored as one of the Top Women of the Law to our partner, Bethany A. Bartlett, on being selected as one of <em>Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's</em> <a href="">Top Women of &nbsp;the Law </a>honorees. Bethany is a partner in the firm's Real Estate Department and chair of the firm's Solar Energy Practice Group.<br /> <br /> <em>Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly</em> will recognize the honorees at the &quot;Top Women of the Law&quot; reception on October 23, 2014 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Learn more <a href="">here. </a><br type="_moz" />News21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0800 blog post by Andrew Royce: Massachusetts Registered Land - A Primer<p><a href=";A=1821&amp;format=xml">Andrew Royce</a>, partner in the firm's Real Estate Department, provides advice on how to navigate through the Land Court's <a href="">Guidelines on Registered Land</a> in his latest blog post. &nbsp;</p> <p>Read the post, &quot;Massachusetts Registered Land - A Primer,&quot; <a href="">here</a>. &nbsp;</p>News08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0800 blog post by Bethany A. Bartlett: 2014 Massachusetts Solar Update<p><a href=";A=1791&amp;format=xml">Bethany A. Bartlett</a>, partner in the firm's Real Estate Department and chair of the firm's Solar Energy Practice Group, reviews past and future changes regarding solar energy in Massachusetts.</p> <p>Read the post, &ldquo;<u><a href="">2014 Massachusetts Solar Update</a></u>&quot;.</p>News30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 and Lodgen hosts United Way's Womens' Leadership Council's Summer Social<p class="MsoNormal">Sherin and Lodgen hosted United Way&rsquo;s Womens&rsquo; Leadership Council Summer Social on June 26<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; <a href=";A=1801&amp;format=xml">Deborah Howitt Easton</a>, partner in the Real Estate Department, <a href=";A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. &nbsp;Ioli</a>, associate in the Litigation and Real Estate Departments, Ellen M. Keiley, Director of Business Development and <a href=";A=1807&amp;format=xml">Jessica Gray Kelly</a>, associate in the Litigation Department, attended the event.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><a href="">United Way</a> improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.<o:p></o:p></p>News27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 and Lodgen attorneys attend FBA event with Judge Frank Bailey<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><a href=";A=1815&amp;format=xml">Gary M. Markoff</a>, partner in the firm&rsquo;s Real Estate Department, <a href=";A=5859&amp;format=xml">Scott McConchie</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department, and&nbsp;<a href=";A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. Ioli</a>, associate, attended the Federal Bar Association&rsquo;s Breakfast with Chief Judge Bailey.&nbsp; The &ldquo;Bankruptcy issues for non-bankruptcy attorneys&rdquo; event took place on June 26<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">&nbsp;</span><br /> <br /> <br type="_moz" /> </span></p> <img src="" hspace="0" vspace="0" align="absmiddle" alt="" border="0" width="350" height="280" />News26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 and Lodgen participates in GBLS drive<p>Associates <a href=";A=4788&amp;format=xml">Margaret C. Kelty</a> and <a href=";A=1810&amp;format=xml">Thomas W. Kirchofer</a> attended the Greater Boston Legal Services Associate's Drive on June 25th. Sherin and Lodgen was awarded for 100% participation and the most contributions of any small firm.<br /> <br /> <img src=" accomplice.jpg" hspace="0" vspace="0" align="absmiddle" alt="" border="0" width="175" height="300" /></p>News25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Motors' cautionary tale for corporate counsel<p><a href=";A=6771&amp;format=xml">Sarah E. Idelson</a>, partner in the firm's Corporate Departments and <a href=";A=1826&amp;format=xml">Debra Squires-Lee</a>, partner in the firm's Litigation Department, recently wrote an article for <i>Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly</i> on the role of in-house counsel in the General Motors investigation.<br /> <br /> Read the article <a href="">here</a>.</p>Articles19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 blog post by Thomas W. Kirchofer: Social Media Ethical Guidelines: What Lawyers Need to Know<p><a href=";A=1810&amp;format=xml">Thomas W. Kirchofer</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, considers the guidelines lawyers should follow when navigating through social media channels.</p> <p>Read the post, &ldquo;<a href="">Social Media Ethical Giudelines: What Lawyers Need to Know</a>.&rdquo;</p>News18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 blog post by Tracey M. Stockton: Purchase Money Security Interests - Value Limited<a href=";A=4948&amp;format=xml">Tracey M. Stockton</a>, partner in the firm's Corporate and Real Estate Departments, reviews the topic of purchase money security interests in her latest blog.<br /> <br /> Read the post <a href="">here</a>. &nbsp;News17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Profile: Hon. Judith G. Dein<a href=";A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. Ioli</a>, associate in the firm's Litigation Department, recently wrote a profile on Judge Dein for The Federal Lawyer, the magazine of the Federal Bar Association.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Read the article <a href="">here</a>. &nbsp;Articles13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 P. Claffey attends NAIOP/SIOR Midyear Market Roundup<p><a href=";A=5213&amp;format=xml">Christine P. Claffey</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Real Estate Department, attended NAIOP&rsquo;s and SIOR's Midyear Market Roundup at the Seaport Boston Hotel. The event began with an overview of the economy and its impact on the local real estate market, and was followed by a panel presentation of Greater Boston's leading market experts.</p> <p><a href="">NAIOP Massachusetts</a>&nbsp;is the leading voice representing the interests of the real estate industry, including developers, owners and other professionals engaged in real estate development, investment and ownership in the Commonwealth.</p> <p>The <a href="">SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS</a>&reg;&nbsp;is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. With more than 3,000&nbsp;members in more than&nbsp;630 cities in 34 countries, SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.&nbsp;</p> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p>News12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Squires-Lee quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on Connolly, Geaney, Ablitt & Willard's potential eviction<p><a href=";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, was quoted in <i>Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly</i> on June 12th. The article, &ldquo;Tables are turned for foreclosure law firm,&rdquo; discusses the potential eviction Woburn-based law firm Connolly Geaney Ablitt &amp; Willard currently faces and ethical issues involved.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><i>From the article:</i></p> <p>Debra A. Squires-Lee of Boston&rsquo;s Sherin &amp; Lodgen said the turn of events for Connolly Geaney serves as a cautionary tale for others in the legal profession.</p> <p>&ldquo;It is a very sad and distressing story, and I have a great deal of sympathy for those employees,&rdquo; said Squires-Lee, a legal-malpractice defense litigator. &ldquo;If the allegations are true, the conduct certainly reflects very badly on the legal profession as a whole and, again, if true, arguably violates the ethical rules.&nbsp;The lesson for lawyers is that you can never abdicate ultimate responsibility for law-firm management to non-lawyers.</p>News12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Liability Newsletter: Work-Product Doctrine, Law of Lawyering, Attorney Client Privilege<p>Read the June 2014 issue of Sherin and Lodgen's Professional Liability Newsletter:</p> <ul> <li><a href="">The Work-Product Doctrine Has Limits</a></li> <li><a href="">The Law of Lawyering According to Lincoln</a></li> <li>Supreme Court of the State of Oregon rules on Attorney Client Privilege</li> </ul> <p><a href="D6C897/assets/files/Documents/June Prof Liability.html">Click here</a>&nbsp;to read the newletter.</p>Newsletters10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 and Lodgen attorneys attend FBA Reception<p><a href=";A=1799&amp;format=xml">Anthony L. DeProspo</a>, <a href=";A=5859&amp;format=xml">Scott McConchie</a>, <a href=";A=1818&amp;format=xml">Matthew C. Moschella</a>, and <a href=";A=1832&amp;format=xml">Sara Jane Shanahan</a>, partners in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, and <a href=";A=6933&amp;format=xml">Jennifer L. Ioli</a>, associate at the firm, attended the 2014 Annual Federal Judicial Reception on June 9<sup>th</sup> at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The reception honored Magistrate Judge Robert B. Collings for his dedicated service to the judiciary, the bar, and the community that the court serves. &nbsp;</p>News10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 blog post by Thomas W. Kirchofer: The Work-Product Doctrine Has Limits<p><a href=";A=1810&amp;format=xml">Thomas W. Kirchofer</a>, associate in the firm&rsquo;s Litigation Department, provides his insight on the work product doctrine and its presence in recent cases.</p> <p>Read the post, &ldquo;<a href="">The Work-Product Doctrine Has Limits</a>.&rdquo;</p>News09 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 and Lodgen sponsors East Boston Neighborhood Health Center's Art of Health Care celebration<p>Sherin and Lodgen sponsored the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center&rsquo;s second annual Art of Health Care celebration on June 5<sup>th</sup>. The event included a silent auction, guided art tours, and a presentation of health care awards.&nbsp; <a href=";A=1825&amp;format=xml">John J. Slater</a> and <a href=";A=1805&amp;format=xml">Thomas P. Gorman</a> attended the event.</p> <p>The mission of the <a href="">East Boston Neighborhood Health Center</a> is to provide easily accessible, affordable, appropriate, high-quality, personalized, coordinated primary care, for all who live and work in East Boston and the surrounding communities, without regard to age, income, insurance status, language, culture, or social circumstances.</p>News05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800 A. Goldstein joins Sherin and Lodgen's Real Estate Department<p>Beth A. Goldstein has joined Sherin and Lodgen as an associate in the firm&rsquo;s Real Estate Department. Beth represents buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders in the sale, acquisition, financing, development, and leasing of commercial real estate throughout Massachusetts and New England.</p> <p>Prior to joining Sherin and Lodgen, Beth was an associate at Smith Duggan Buell &amp; Rufo LLP. While in law school Beth completed a voluntary pro bono pledge, signifying 40+hours of pro bono legal work. Beth is fluent in Spanish.</p> <p>Read Beth&rsquo;s <a href=";A=7274&amp;format=xml">biography</a> and <a href="">connect with her on LinkedIn.</a></p>News04 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0800