Feinstein to present with WNE Dean of Law, Eric Gouvin and WNE Professor Robert Sachten Nov. 18


SPRINGFIELD – Local law firm, Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C., serving Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York, today announced that Partner Michele J. Feinstein will be one of three presenters – including Eric Gouvin, dean of law, and Robert Statchen, assistant clinical professor of law from Western New England University – to speak on “Avoiding the Most Common Small Business Legal Mistakes” at the Business Growth Center, Tuesday, Nov. 18. Last month she was speaker for the Massachusetts Bar Association on estate planning at Western New England University and “A Woman’s Guide to Financial Fitness,” an Elms College event
A lifelong resident of Longmeadow, Partner Michele J. Feinstein concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, elder law, probate litigation, health law, and corporate and business planning, including all aspects of planning for the succession of business interests, representation of closely held businesses and their owners, and representation of physicians in their individual and group practices. She is a Senior Adjunct Professor of Law at Western New England University, where she teaches in the postdoctoral Estate Planning and Elder Law program. Partner Feinstein has been named to Best Lawyers in America and selected to the Super Lawyers list in the field of closely held businesses.
“Small businesses and entrepreneurs often fall prey to the same mistakes,” said Partner Feinstein. “speaking opportunities enable me to reach out and help small business owners avoid cost and time consuming repercussions.”
The presentation offers attendees a “heads up” to the top 10 most common legal mistakes made by small business owners and entrepreneurs. It will help business owners recognize when they cannot handle matters themselves and when they need a lawyer’s assistance.
The “Avoiding the Most Common Small Business Legal Mistakes” seminar presented by Massachusetts Small Business Development Network, Western New England University and Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C., will be held Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Business Growth Center, 1 Federal St., Building 101, in Springfield.
Registration will be held from 8:45 to 9 a.m. To pre-register, call Lynn at 413-737-6712, ext. 100 or visit The fee to attend the seminar is $25 payable in advance to University of Massachusetts and mailed to: MA Small Business Development Center, 1 Federal St., Building 101, Springfield, MA 01105.