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BBB sponsors Student Council Event


On January 14, 2016 Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro, P.C., a Quincy based law firm, sponsored the Southeastern Massachusetts Association of Student Councils’ (S.E.M.A.S.C.) first ever winter conference hosted by Hanover High School. S.E.M.A.S.C. is committed to helping students become leaders in their schools, communities, and within their region. The organization offers a variety of leadership

Lessons from Deflategate


Last year’s debacle surrounding “under-inflated” footballs was a hot topic of discussion. Deflategate was not just about some stitched together pigskin. Rather, the tangled mess of legal proceedings and negotiations produced valuable lessons that every employer should seek to incorporate in their employment contracts and labor procedures. Historically, courts generally do not overturn a decision

What Do Real Estate Lawyers Do?


Real estate lawyers typically serve in one of two functions: as a litigator in court or as an administrator of and advisor to the legal aspects of real estate transactions. As litigators, real estate lawyers may represent financial institutions or the debtors themselves. They represent the parties in a court setting, with the ultimate goals

MassHealth Case Study


Susan and John have been happily married for 51 years. They raised two kids and enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren. They were worried about their estate plan because Susan had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and they did not want the costs of her anticipated care to bankrupt them. In 2006, Susan and

Are Your Employee Leave Policies Up To Date?


Significant changes to the laws regulating paid and unpaid employee leave policies become effective in the next few months.  As of July 1, 2015, earned sick leave is a statutorily guaranteed benefit to Massachusetts employees. Pursuant to a referendum passed by voters on November 4, 2014, all businesses with 11 or more employees will have

Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro, P.C. helps give Massachusetts Women and Minority Owned Businesses a Competitive Edge in the Marketplace


For over ten years, Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro’s corporate team has been providing legal advice for qualified candidates applying for certification status through the Massachusetts’ Supplier Diversity Office (SDO). SDO, formerly known as the State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance, is an agency within the Massachusetts state government that helps promote the development

Is Your Sick Time Policy Up To Date?


As of July 1, 2015, earned sick leave is a statutorily guaranteed benefit to Massachusetts employees. Pursuant to a referendum passed by voters on November 4, 2014, all businesses with 11 or more employees will have to provide paid sick leave and businesses with 10 or less employees will have to provide unpaid sick leave.