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This year's program of the MMLA - "Stay Out of the Trenches - Avoiding Traps at Every Phase of Your Public Construction Project,” is designed for municipal and state legal counsel involved in any and all aspects of public works projects.

Who: Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association
Where: Testa Science Center, Assumption University, Worcester, MA
When: June 6, 2024 3:00-6:00 PM

The program’s information and practical skills, however, are transferable so other governmental attorneys and other officials are welcome as guests. The modest registration fees and contact information are below.

Mr. McGregor joins a panel of skilled transaction, negotiation, litigation, and dispute resolution counsel. He will present his popular workbook on “How to Be an Effective Expert Witness.” The contents of his booklet, which the attendees will receive:

  • USE OF EXPERT WITNESSSES
  • TYPES OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
    Civil Litigation
    Government Enforcement
    Private Enforcement
    Administrative Litigation
    Arbitration and Mediation
    Public Hearings
  • TYPES OF EVIDENCE
  • RULES OF EVIDENCE
    Relevance
    Foundation
    Hearsay
    Parole Evidence and Best Evidence
    Opinion Evidence
  • INITIAL MEETING WITH THE POTENTIAL EXPERT WITNESS
  • CHECKLIST FOR THE INTIAL MEETING
  • DEPOSITIONS AND OTHER DISCOVERY

Presentations:

AVOIDING TRAPS: KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN CONSTRUCTION CASE LAW: Lessons Learned from Recent Court Decisions
Heather C. White, Esq., Petrini & Associates, PC, Framingham

PREPARING YOUR FORENSIC EXPERT FOR TRIAL: From Teamwork to the Trick Questions
Gregor I. McGregor, Esq., McGregor Legere & Stevens PC, Boston

LITIGATING A CASE WITH MY COUSIN VINNY: Opportunities to Pursue and Traps to Avoid
Christopher J. Petrini, Esq. Petrini & Associates, PC, Framingham, MA
Peter L. Mello, Esq., Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, Braintree, Boston, Quincy, MA

TOP 10 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL MEDIATION PRACTICE: How to Settle at the Best Price Possible
James B. Peloquin, Esq., Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Piesch & Ford, LLP, Boston, MA
John W. Fieldsteel, Esq. Fieldsteel Dispute Resolution, LLC, Neeham, MA

Fee: $75.00 MMLA Members / $85.00 Non[1]Members
For more information: Contact Jim Lampke This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Gregor I. McGregor, Esq.

GREGOR I. McGREGOR, Esq. is the founder of New England’s oldest environmental law firm McGregor & Associates, PC in Boston, formed in 1975 and now McGregor Legere & Stevens,PC (formerly McGregor & Legere PC). The firm handles all aspects of environmental law, land use, real estate, and related litigation. The firm is a founding member of the Environmental Law Network (ELN), an alliance of specialty law firms, in the United States and abroad, sharing their legal expertise and practical experience for the benefit of their clients. Mr. McGregor enjoys Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for attorneys (AV).

In 45 years of environmental practice, Mr. McGregor's cases in court broke new ground in the law of Environmental Impact Statements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), wetland and floodplain protection under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, hazardous waste cleanup liability and cost-recovery under the Massachusetts Superfund, reduced taxes and tax exemptions for qualified land conservation transactions, constitutional protections for open space and parkland, Home Rule environmental ordinances and bylaws of cities and towns, law enforcement and contempt remedies, and the constitutional doctrine of Regulatory Takings.

Before 1975, Mr. McGregor was an Assistant Attorney General of Massachusetts and the first chief of the Attorney General’s Division of Environmental Protection. In that capacity he advised and represented the Commonwealth during the formative years of Massachusetts environmental statutes, agencies, regulations, enforcement and cases in court.

Mr. McGregor is editor of the two-volume treatise on Massachusetts Environmental Law, published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.(MCLE). He is co-chair of MCLE’s annual Environmental, Land Use, and Energy Law Conference and MCLE’s Real Estate and Environmental Law Curriculum Advisory Committee. He received from MCLE in 2013 its Scholar-Mentor Award recognizing his dedication to legal scholarship and leadership.

Mr. McGregor chairs the Environmental Committee of the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA) and serves as a member of the REBA Board of Directors. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association (MMLA), which honored him for his career contributions to legal education and effective advocacy on the Home Rule Doctrine. At the National CLE Conference in Vail, CO, Mr. McGregor co-chairs an annual seminar on Environmental Law, Land Use, Energy & Litigation for attorneys from across the United States.

Mr. McGregor is a long time member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) having served as Board President twice. He has handled several cases for MACC as amicus and is a regular presenter at their annual meeting.

Mr. McGregor is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School.

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