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  • How to be an Advocate without being Arrogant

    The practice of law is often adversarial. But even when zealously representing one’s client, it’s important to act in a manner that is both civil and professional. Attorneys who effectively balance... MORE

  • 42nd Annual Robert Fuchs Labor Law Conference: Gov't and the Bar Confront the Fissured Workplace

    The 42nd Annual Robert Fuchs Labor Law Conference highlights a year of significant legal developments. Do not miss this exclusive opportunity to network with colleagues, program faculty, and the leaders... MORE


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  • Blog # 2: “Patience is a virtue” Dear Jeni, One proverbial expression that people often quote is, “patience is a virtue.” This expression is sort of cliché, however, this expression truly became real for me when I became an attorney....

  • Blog # 1: “If I knew before the obstacles that I would have to endure in becoming an attorney I probably would…” Dear Jeni, You are probably wondering why I am addressing this blog to a person named Jeni, short for Jennifer. I’ll get...

  • originally posted on This week last July 2012, I had knots in my stomach and felt like I was going to be ill. It was bar exam week. The week that every law school student dreads from the moment they enter school as a 1L. ...

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  • Originally posted at . For a lot of small businesses and startups, there’s just not a lot of money to go around. So when that business is looking to make payroll, get a minimum viable product out the door, or just keep the lights...

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  • Originally posted at . In Part 1 of this two-part post I discussed what an 83(b) election is and walked through one particular situation in which someone should make that election (hint: if the company is currently valued at or close...

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Melissa Ann Conner (left), chair
Victoria  Santoro (right), chair-elect

Click here for 2015-16 Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors information.


Samuel A. Segal is the founder and principle of the Law Offices of Samuel A. Segal, where he focuses on plaintiff-side personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. He previously worked for five years as an associate at Breakstone, White & Gluck PC. after graduating from Northeastern University School of Law in 2010.

Segal is the current treasurer of the MBA Young Lawyers Division and has served on the board for four years. He is also a member of the MBA Lawyer Referral Service and Technology Committee, and he volunteers regularly for the Dial-A-Lawyer program. In addition, he teaches the "Practicing Law in the Digital Age" session of the Practicing with Professionalism course required by the SJC for new attorneys.


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