NEWS & UPCOMING PROGRAMS
The Impact of Generative A.I. on the Legal Industry and How ChatGPT and Related Technologies Will Change the Way You Work as an Attorney
Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 1:00-2:00, Zoom
‘Generative AI’ is all the rage right now; and, everybody is experimenting with ChatGPT, for personal and business uses. Some attorneys are using it to create bedtime stories for their kids, while other lawyers are experimenting with initial drafts of contract clauses. ChatGPT is only in its nascent stages currently, however – and, the tech promises to become more expansive, more collaborative and more impressive over time.
That’s assuming it doesn’t destroy the world first, as many science fiction novels and films presume it will.
But, until then: let’s have some fun!
In this presentation, we’ll welcome all your questions – but, we’ll plan to discuss some of the interesting things that you can use ChatGPT for, to help streamline your business, and save you time. We’ll also cover some of the other AI tools that you could be using, as well as AI features that you’re currently using – maybe without even being aware of it!
You Will Learn
What is generative AI and what does it mean for your law firm
Six (6) current case uses for ChatGPT that you can experiment with right now
Legal and business tools using generative AI that are currently available
The future of generative AI in the legal vertical
Jared D. Correia, Esq. , CEO | Red Cave Law Firm Consulting , COO | Gideon Software
Josh Noffke, Esq., Principal | Noffke Law, Michigan
The Strategic Intersections of Guardianship & Divorce
Tuesday, October 17, 2023, The Screening Room, State Street
The focus of this program is on divorce involving a spouse with diminished capacity. When these type of situations present, it is critical to consider the strategic use of the Domestic Relations Guardianship under MGL Ch. 208 versus the Probate Code Guardianship & Conservatorship under MGL Ch. 190B. The expert faculty delve into the considerations and analysis that these cases require.
Attend and Learn
How to apply the Professional Rules re Guardianships of Incapacitated Persons in a divorce and what are potential ethical dilemmas
What are the requirements of G.L. Chapter 190B Sec 5 regarding guardianships/conservatorships
How to proceed with a G.L. Chapter 208, Sec 15 guardian of incapacitated defendant in a divorce matter
What are the strategic practice differences in the statutes, and rules
Attorney Lisa M. Cukier, Burns & Levinson, Chairperson Attorney Jeffrey A. Soilson, Fitch Law Partners
Hon. Nan M. Sauer, Probate & Family Court
Hon. Jennifer M. Rivera Ulwick, Probate & Family Court
To register: https://gnba.ticketbud.com/the-strategic-intersections-of- guardianship-divorce
Conducting Direct & Cross Examinations of Family Law Experts
Thursday, November 2, 4-6:00, The Newburyport District Court, 188 State Street
Refresh and enhance your skills by attending this program that includes two direct and cross examinations of two witnesses: a GAL and a real estate expert.
Nicole C. Armstrong, Armstrong Law, Lowell, GAL
Susan Piracini, Certified Real Estate Divorce Expert, The Piracini Group, Chestnut Hill
Alfred P. Farese, lll, North Shore Law Group, Middleton
Peter J. Jamieson, Hastings, Jamieson & Lipschutz Family Law Group LLP,
Nicole M. Jorge, Casner & Edwards, Boston
Gary O. Todd, Todd & Weld, Boston
Ethical Concerns for GALs and P.C.s
Tuesday, November 14, 4-6:00 p.m.
The Garrison Inn, Brown Square, Newburyport
Recently concerns have been raised by those utilizing a GAL list serve regarding confidentiality. A member of the list serve has even been subpoenaed to testify. Do you know what you can and cannot do and say on list serves? This program will be an interactive discussion amongst GALs and P.C.s regarding the similarities and differences in those two roles and what should constitute best practices.
Attend & Learn:
What are the issues for those participating on list serves and/or consultation groups
How to participate and maintain confidentiality
What do team members supporting a family need to do to respect privilege and confidentiality
How to juggle multiple/sequential roles
Should you serve as a PC without formal appointment?
Attorney Judith N. Cowan, The Law Office of Judith N. Cowan, Danvers
Attorney Tony Pelusi, Jr., CPCC, North Andover
Attorney Demetria Pontisakos, Topsfield
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