Welcome to Boston for the MMA Annual Meeting! All of us at KP Law look forward to seeing many of you over the next few days. We are excited to sponsor many popular and interesting events at the annual meeting, and to participate in several workshops. Knowing how busy the next few days will be, this is to remind you of the KP Law schedule!
11:00-5:00 KP Law Booth 1027. Visit the booth to catch up, brainstorm about a “late breaking” issue or question, and check out the materials we have prepared for the meeting. You will also find new memoranda on important municipal legal issues, as well as many old favorites, including municipal finance, real estate and other reference cards!
12:00-1:30 WEMO Leadership Luncheon (Hynes, Ballroom C, 3rd Floor). KP Law is proud to sponsor this exceptional portion of the MMA Annual Meeting. This year, Senate President Karen Spilka will be the key note speaker.
2:00-3:30 – Workshop – Growing Pains: Municipal Best Practices for Marijuana Industry (Hynes, Room 208, 2nd floor). Join KP Law Attorney Katherine Laughman, a statewide leader in addressing legal issues under the new adult-use marijuana law, to learn more about the practical realities facing municipalities as they begin to regulate non-medical marijuana.
7:00-9:00 – MMA Dinner (Sheraton Hotel Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor) – KP Law is pleased to sponsor the MMA Dinner this year! We look forward to joining you for a fun dinner and interesting speakers, including the MMA President and former New England Patriot Matt Light
9:00-11:00 – KP Law’s 4th Annual Hospitality Reception (Sheraton Hotel Republic Ballroom, 2nd Floor). This is a great opportunity to catch up with your favorite KP Law attorneys and relax and spend time with friends and colleagues after a very busy day!
7:30-8:30 – MMA Members Breakfast (Hynes, Ballroom B, 3rd Floor) – We are once again sponsoring this popular event. We are excited to see you there!
11:10-11:40 – MMA Learning Lab #2 (Hall C in the Exhibit Hall) – We are pleased to participate in a Leaning Lab – Municipal Charters – Adoption and Amendment – KP Law Managing Attorney Lauren Goldberg will outline the processes for adoption and amendment of municipal charters, summarizing those areas where a charter may supersede state laws relative to municipal governance.
2:50 – 3:30 p.m. – Workshop – Operating With Transparency: Open Meeting Law 101(Hynes, Room 208, 2nd floor). KP Law Lauren Goldberg, a foremost expert on administrative law matters, will provide an overview of best practices for addressing the legal and practical challenges of compliance with the Open Meeting Law.