New Foreclosure Law Presentation and overview regarding a new foreclosure prevention law.
Presented at the 11th Annual Western Massachusetts Bankruptcy Conference by L. Alexandra Hogan.

Attorney Steven Weiss speaks about personal bankruptcy.  To read more about the article Click Here.

On February 11, 2013, Attorney Michele J. Feinstein will be volunteering to answer phone calls from the public during a program in partnership with the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) and WGGB, Channel 40. This will be a free legal help call-in program that will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. While a guest attorney is interviewed during the newscast, MBA attorney volunteers will take calls from the general public and answer basic legal questions– similar to the MBA’s Western Mass Dial-A-Lawyer program — on WGGB’s phone lines.

Attorney James B. Sheils was recently awarded the first John Auchter Award from Goodwill Industries for his more than three decades of service to the non-profit organization.  Read more in this article from the Reminder in East Longmeadow.

Business West published an article written by Attorney Ann I. Weber entitled “Do Well by Doing Good” on December 17, 2012.  In her article she discusses structuring gifts, through charitable remainder trusts or annuities, as a way to reduce taxes.

The husband-and-wife team of Gary Fentin, partner at Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, P.C., and Susan G. Fentin, partner at Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., raised more than $20,000 for the 33rd annual Pan-Mass Challenge benefiting cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. See the article on MassLive.

Attorneys at Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C. continue to be recognized as leaders in their fields, as the recent naming of L. Alexandra Hogan to the board of the New England network of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) demonstrates. Attorney Hogan’s election to the IWIRC board was made official on November 30, 2012. Read the Press Release about Attorney Hogan joining the IWIRC board.

Attorney James B. Sheils, a partner at Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C. in Springfield, MA, has received the first John Auchter Award from Goodwill Industries of the Pioneer Valley for his more than three decades of service to the non-profit organization. Additional information about his receipt of this award can be found here.

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C. is pleased to announce that the firm has been named one of the Best Law Firms in America in the 2013 edition of the prestigious U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® publication, making this the third year in a row they have received this honor. Read more here.

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C., is proud to announce that Michael A. Fenton has joined the firm. Attorney Fenton is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and Massachusetts. His practice will focus on business law, commercial real estate and estate planning. Read the full Press Release here.