Guardianship in Massachusetts - Examining an Ever Changing Landscape - Session 2 ONLY

Event Start:
10/25/2017 8:00 AM
Event End:
10/25/2017 12:30 PM

Session 2 ONLY: October 25, 2017 from 8am-12:30pm at the Social Law Library, Boston, MA.

Cost :$95 (MGA members $70)

CPCS approved for 4 hours of credit per session from the Mental Health Litigation panel.

CPCS approved for 2 hours of credit for Session 2 only from the Children and Family Law Panel

The Massachusetts Guardianship Association and the Social Law Library are teaming up to present a two-part series on guardianship in Massachusetts to be held this year on September 27, 2017 and October 25, 2017.

The two sessions will delve into complex issues and current trends impacting guardianship law and practice in Massachusetts. The program will feature expert panelists and speakers, including judges, attorneys, and other professionals. The program will include::

• Session 1 – September 27  8am - 12:30pm

o Keynote Address by Chief Justice Angela Ordoñez
o Role of the Guardian - Best Practices and Challenges
o Individual Autonomy in the Many Contexts of Guardianship

• Session 2 – October 25  8am - 12:30pm

o Keynote Address - Current Developments of Interest
o Substance Abuse and the Courts
o Guardianship of Minors in a Mental Health Context

Registration: Please register online by clicking the link(s) below. Registration includes breakfast, light snack, and electronic conference materials. If you have any questions regarding the registration process please contact Michael Saporito at 617-226-1343 or

Become an MGA member and receive a $25 discount – see below!

Session 1: $95.00 ($70 MGA members)
Session 2: $95.00 ($70 MGA members)
Both Sessions: $150.00 ($125 MGA members)

Location: Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse 4th Floor, One Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108


You will receive a $25.00 coupon code to be used at checkout with valid membership. If you are interested in becoming a member or renewing your membership, please visit:

Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information
call Michael Saporito at 617-226-1343. Space is limited. Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Same day registrations are $5.00 extra. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registrants for this program acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken; registrants agree that the submission of their registrations for this program constitutes their written consent to the Social Law Library’s use of any such image in print and online materials solely for promotion of the Library’s noncommercial CLE seminars and other educational events and activities.

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