Upcoming Events

MMLA Annual Meeting & Conference @ Springfield Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

2019 Annual Meeting and Conference

Springfield – September 26 and 27

The MMLA’s Annual Meeting and Conference will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 (10 a.m.) and Friday September 27, 2019 (9 a.m.) at the Springfield Sheraton, 1 Monarch Place, Springfield.

This year’s program promises to be one of the best – all are great and we keep improving each year! The input from members has been very helpful and appreciated and the Planning Committee has been responsive to the many suggestions received in its planning. It is putting the finishing touches on a truly outstanding program.

Click here for the conference schedule, topics, speakers and other details, which will be updated as the Planning Committee confirms final details.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the latest you need to know for your municipal law practice, spend a few relaxing days with colleagues, sightsee, network and much more! Springfield has a great new casino and even if you are not into gambling, the casino is a great example of economic development and worth checking out for other entertainment. The area offers many other interesting things to see and do such as the Basketball Hall of Fame, (a favorite for kids of all ages), Six Flags Amusement Park, Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, Springfield Museums, the Big E Fair and more!) This is a great venue for the Conference and offers wonderful amenities, especially for families, so bring your family as well.

How can you miss this opportunity? Can you afford to miss this event?

Registration forms for the 2019 Annual Meeting and Conference are being emailed to members via Survey Monkey. If you do not receive the email, you can register using this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019MMLAAnnualMtg

To book a room at our discounted rate of $159 plus tax per night, please call the Springfield Sheraton at 413-781-1010 and indicate that you are attending the MMLA Annual Meeting and Conference being held at the hotel or use this link: Book room at group rate for MA Municipal Lawyers Association. Please reserve ASAP. Our block at this special rate will be released at the close of business on September 2, 2019.

Municipal Finance 101 @ John Harvard's Brew House
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Municipal Finance 101

Does your head hurt trying to distinguish between the General Fund, a Stabilization Fund, and a Revolving Fund? Does panic overwhelm you when you think about Proposition 2½? Have no fear! Kathleen Colleary (Retired Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Municipal Finance Law), Donna Brewer (Partner at Miyares and Harrington, LLP), and Kenneth Woodland (Counsel at the Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services) are here to help!

This Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association event will break down the basics of municipal finance law. The presentation is geared to those lawyers new to the practice of municipal law, as well as seasoned attorneys looking for a refresher on municipal finance ahead of this Town Meeting season.

Click here for program details and registration information.