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ANNUAL DINNER
Date:         Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Time:         5:30PM
Location:    Four Oaks Country Club, Dracut, MA


 
The Board is pleased to announce that free head shots will be taken at the Annual Dinner on June 5th.

The photos will be used to create a membership directory for publication on the GLBA's website. 

Courtesy copies of the head-shots will be made available to members at no charge.
All,

 The Annual Dinner will be held at Four Oaks Country Club on Tuesday, June 5th. We hope to see everyone there.

This year, the GLBA is proud to announce the following awards:

Paul A. Chernoff Servant of Justice Award

Debra D. Dewitt
 

Normand R. D'Amour Lawyer of the Year

Laurie A. Hogan

 
W. Brian Dunigan Court Employee of the Year

Meredith Mingolelli Cotter

 
If you would like to participate in Golf prior to the dinner, please contact Matt DeMaras at mdemaras@yahoo.com or (978) 454-9750.

 
The dinner is included in membership for the 2018/19 year. There are two options to join or renew:

 
(1) You can pay online via our website (http://www.greaterlowellbar.org/join-glba.html). If you choose this option, please let us know if you will be joining us for dinner.

 
(2) You can pay via check by filling out the attached form and sending it to: 

Greater Lowell Bar Association
Post Office Box 281
Lowell, Massachusetts 01853-0281

We look forward to seeing everyone at what surely will be another fun event!

 ~2017/18 GLBA Board

Past Trainings and Events

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1 PM  - 2:30  PM 
 Attorney Conducted Voir Dire
PRESIDING JUSTICE STACEY FORTES and  JUDGE CUNIS
will address the new standing order to go into effect May 1, 2018 addressing attorney conducted voir dire in the District Court. 

Date:        MAY 4, 2018
LAW DAY 2018  Separation of Powers, Framework for Freedom.
Time:         1- 3 pm 
Location:    Lowell District Court 4th session
This year's theme, as chosen by the American Bar Association, is "Separation of Powers, Framework for Freedom."


Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 1 PM  
Using Social Workers in Criminal Practice
Julie Nason, LMHC, Social Service Advocate for CPCS along with
Melanie McArdle and Roni Rubins, two new Social Service Advocate vendors, will provide information about how they can help clients and work with you to help your case.

​Decamber 7, 2017 5 Pm
Annual Holiday Party
Where: Mandarin Asian Bistro
24 Market St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852

Friday, December 8 at 1 PM  
CLE CHALLENGING MOTOR VEHICLE STOPS BASED ON “PRETEXT AND RACIAL BIAS
Presented by: MONA IGRAM, AIC LOWELL YAD.,
TOM COMBS, SUPERIOR COURT UNIT OF CPCS
Thespeakers will address the relevant case law, obtaining discovery to challenge these motor vehicle stops.

Friday, December 15 at 1 PM 
BAIL ARGUMENTS POST BRANGAN
Presented by: SHIRA DINER, SUPERVISING ATTORNEY OF THE TRAINING UNIT FOR CPCS
PRACTICE TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE A BETTER BAIL ARGUMENT AFTER BRANGAN AND HOW TO PRESERVE THE ISSUE OF THE DEFENDANT’S FINANCIAL RESOURCES....

Friday, December 21 at 1 PM 
What’s Up At UTEC?
Presentation by Members of the UTEC staff on their latest programs available to our young clients

BENCH BAR AT LOWELL DISTRICT COURT WITH  PRESIDING JUSTICE JUDGE STACEY FORTES   
 
JUDGE FORTESwill address improvements in the District Court and Veterans Court and any other issues the Bench and Bar want to address regarding the business practices in Lowell District  4th session Courtroom

The Greater Lowell Bar Association invites you and your family to an afternoon of softball and barbeque!

September 30, 2017 1pm -5 pm  Barbeque and Softball OUTING
Where: The Bunting Club in Lowell 


May 4th, 2017  5:30 to 8:30 pm   Screening of the movie 13th.                           Come join the Lowell Bar Association for the screening and discussion of the movie 13th. We will be screening the movie on the big screen and will follow up with a discussion led by Attorney Lynda Dantas of CPCS.   Food and beverages will be served.  e.  



May 11, 2017  1 -2 pm  Hot Topics in Criminal Law  

Come Join us at Lowell District court for a discussion of hot topics in the field of criminal law, presented by Jason Green.



LAW DAY

Date:        April 28, 2017

Time:         12:30-2 pm 

Location:    Lowell District Court 4th session

                  


ANNUAL DINNER

Date:         Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Time:         5:30PM

Location:    Four Oaks Country Club, Dracut, MA


NOTE: The Annual Dinner is again on a TUESDAY, repeat - a TUESDAY! Please note the change in day. It is TUESDAY, JUNE 6th. It is being held at Four Oaks, the same place as the last two years.

 











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