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Michael Fee Responds to Lawyers Weekly Editorial on Land Court Rule Changes

William M. Mandell - Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Michael Fee is a member of the Land Court’s Alternative Litigation Options Working Group, which assisted the Land Court in drafting proposed rule changes designed to make trial practice in that forum more speedy and cost-effective. The proposed rule changes have proven somewhat controversial, however, and the editorial board of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently took issue with some of them in the May 12 edition, suggesting that the right to waive written findings of fact and conclusions of law would inappropriately tempt litigants “to trade fundamental rights for speed.” Mr. Fee and other members of the Working Group respectfully disagree, and their recent response to the Lawyers Weekly editorial can be viewed here.

 

 

 

Michael Fee served as a Boston Bar Association representative to the land Court

William M. Mandell - Thursday, May 05, 2016

Michael Fee served as a Boston Bar Association representative to the land Court’s Alternative Litigation Options Working Group. The Group has recently proposed rule changes designed to make litigation in that court more speedy, efficient and less costly.

 

 

 


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