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June 2009 Training Calendar

Practice Areas
see key below
Date
Program
Location
Credit-
Hours
Details
Cf
Cr
D
I
M
S
           
1-3 &
15-16
CAFL Trial Panel
Certification Training
[Certification Program]
Amherst
-
CAFL Trial Panel Certification Training
           
2
GAL Training for Category F Matters: The Basics
Springfield
6
GAL Training for Category F Matters: The Basics
           
3

"Handling State Intervention Cases Involving Mental Health Conditions"

Boston
2
Handling State Intervention Cases Involving Mental Health Conditions
           
4

“Challenging the Expert in the Daubert Era!”

Woburn
2
“Challenging the Expert in the Daubert Era!”
           
4

Evidence with the Honorable Judge John Spinale

Dartmouth
2
Evidence with the Honorable Judge John Spinale
           
5 &
15-19
CPCS Jury Skills Training
Worcester
-
-
           
9
SDP Trial & Appellate
Certification Training
[Certification Program]
Boston
-
SDP Trial & Appellate Certification Training
           
9

"The Role of the DCF Health & Medical Services Team"

Boston
1
"The Role of the DCF Health & Medical Services Team"
           
10
9th Annual "Youth At Risk" Conference
Beverly
6
9th Annual "Youth At Risk" Conference
           
11

“The New Guide to Evidence: a View from the Bench and the Bar”

Woburn
2
“The New Guide to Evidence: a View from the Bench and the Bar”
           
11
CPCS Annual Training Conference
Worcester
6
CPCS Annual Conference
           
15

For All CAFL Attorneys:
Brown Bag Meeting with Judge Erskine

Worcester
1
Brown Bag Meeting with Judge Erskine for All CAFL Attorneys
           
15
"OUI Cases & Sobriety Checkpoints"
Worcester
3
"OUI Cases & Sobriety Checkpoints"
           
15-20
Family Law Trial Advocacy Workshop
Boston
8
Family Law Trial Advocacy Workshop
           
17

"Direct and Beyond:
Effective Direct Examination of Parents in Care & Protection Cases"

Beverly
2
Effective Direct Examination of Parents in Care & Protection Cases"
           
17

"Parenting Assessments:
What Are They &
What To Ask the Expert at Trial"

Worcester
1
Parenting Assessments: What Are They & What To Ask the Expert at Trial
           
18
"Guardianship Law under the New UPC: Nuts and Bolts of Implementation"
Boston
7
"Guardianship Law under the New UPC"
           
18
"Civil Motion Practice"
Boston
4
"Civil Motion Practice"
           
19
MACDL - "Advanced Post-Conviction Litigation Skills"
Boston
4
2009 Advanced Post-Conviction Litigation Skills
           
23
"Time Management for Lawyers"
Boston
6
Time Management for Lawyers
           
23

CAFL Appellate Training:
A discussion of case law, trends and tips

Boston
2
CAFL Appellate Training
           
23

"Motion Practice - Nuts and Bolts"

Beverly
2
Motion Practice - Nuts and Bolts
           
24
“Representing Parents with Mental Illness” 
Plymouth
2
“Representing Parents with Mental Illness.” 
           
24

“Permanency Hearing Training”

Worcester
3
“Permanency Hearing Training”
           
24

Trial Skills: "Introducing Evidence and Making Objections"

Andover
2
Trial Skills: Introducing Evidence and Making Objections
           
24
"The New MUPC Guardianship & Conservatorship Rules"
Boston
6
"The New MUPC Guardianship & Conservatorship Rules"
           
25

“Tips & Strategies for Handling Cases Involving DCF”

Brockton
2
“Tips & Strategies for Handling Cases Involving DCF”
           
25-26
"Drafting Litigation Documents"
Boston
8
"Drafting Litigation Documents"
           
26
"Who’s at the Table and How Are They Impacted by Domestic Violence?"
Worcester
6
Who’s at the Table and How Are They Impacted by Domestic Violence?
           
29
“Brainstorming & Helpful Hints”
Worcester
3
“Brainstorming & Helpful Hints”
           
29
"Reforming Medicaid Mental Health Services for Children & Youth in Massachusetts"
Beverly
2
Reforming Medicaid Mental Health Services for Children & Youth in Massachusetts
           
29
"Domestic Violence-
Why Do they Stay?"
Greenfield
1
Domestic Violence-Why Do they Stay?
           
30
"Trial Preparation and Creating a Trial Notebook"
Hadley
1
Trial Preparation and Creating a Trial Notebook
           
30
"The New MUPC Guardianship & Conservatorship Rules"
Andover
6
"The New MUPC Guardianship & Conservatorship Rules"
           
30

“How to Prepare an Effective Cross Examination of Experts”

Worcester
2
“How to Prepare an Effective Cross Examination of Experts”
           
30
"Motions in Care
and Protection Cases"
Brockton
2
Motions in Care and Protection Cases

 

 

 

 

 

Practice Areas
Cf
  Children and Family Law
Cr
  Criminal
D
  Delinquency/Youthful Offender
I
  Immigration
M
  Mental Health
S
  SORB & SDP

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Plymouth Juvenile Court – Plymouth

“Representing Parents with Mental Illness.”  For further information and registration (BY JUNE 17, 2009 to ensure enough handouts) contact Regional Coordinator, Deborah Cassell, by phone (508) 833-4812 or e-mail: deborahcassell_atty@hotmail.com. [Approved for 2 CAFL/CLE credits]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CAFL SEMINAR

 2 Credits

 EVIDENCE WITH THE HONORABLE JUDGE JOHN SPINALE

June 4, 2009

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Southern New England School of Law

Room 233

Respond by sending an email to Regional Coordinator, Kathleen Burns, Esq. (kjb139@aol.com) and please put 'CAFL SEMINAR' in the subject line. 
Respond no later than May 25, 2009.

 

    

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:

A FREE SEMINAR

MIDDLESEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

JURY POOL ROOM, 3RD FLOOR

200 TRADE CENTER

WOBURN

THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

 

PRESENTED BY

THE HONORABLE PETER AGNES

ATTORNEY LLOYD D. GODSON

 

The New Guide to Evidence

As Approved by the S.J.C.

 

A VIEW FROM THE BENCH AND THE BAR

 

~ ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND ~

 

PLEASE RSVP DIANE VERNER AT 781-939-2797

or  dianemcba@aol.com

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

“CHALLENGING THE EXPERT IN THE DAUBERT ERA!”

Educational Seminar
Presented by
The Middlesex County Bar Association

Panelists:

Judge David Lowy, Superior Court
Judge Dominic Paratore, District Court
Frank Ciano, Esquire, President Middlesex County Bar Association
Martin Foster, Esquire
Kate McDougall, Esquire
Marian T. Ryan, Assistant District Attorney

This educational seminar will provide the litigator, civil or criminal, with the needed tools to challenge an expert or to defend an expert at a “Daubert” Hearing.

Thursday June 4, 2009
4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Middlesex Superior Court Jury Room
3rd Floor
200 Trade Center
At Woburn, MA

Approved for Two (2) CPCS Credits

Registration $25.00
Please make check payable to M.C.B.A. and return to
Middlesex County Bar Association
200 Trade Center, 3rd Floor
Woburn, MA 01801

 

CONTACT DIANE VERNER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
AT 781-939-2797 or email

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"OUI Cases & Sobriety Checkpoints"

June 15th

Speaker: Attorney Steven Panagiotes

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Worcester Trial Court – Room 15

Cost $30.00
(materials will be provided)

CLE: 3 hours

Attorneys from outside the Worcester Bar Advocate Program should contact
Christina at 508-753-9069 if they are interested in attending.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

“Brainstorming & Helpful Hints”

June 29th

(attendees should bring a current bar advocate case for small group discussion)

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Worcester Trial Court – Room 15

CLE: 3 hours

Attorneys from outside the Worcester Bar Advocate Program should contact
Christina at 508-753-9069 if they are interested in attending.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PARENTING ASSESSMENTS:
WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT TO ASK THE EXPERT AT TRIAL

(1 CAFL Credit)

June 17, 2009

1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M.

Worcester Juvenile Court
225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 

Presenter :

Joseph McGill, MSW, LICSW

Child and Family Forensic Center
Department of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School

CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE MUST BE EMAILED TO: 

DEBORAH A. S. CAPUANO, ESQ.
REGIONAL COORDINATOR
CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY
Dasc.law@verizon.net

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

HOW TO PREPARE AN EFFECTIVE CROSS EXAMINATION OF EXPERTS

(2 CAFL & MHLU Credits)

June 30, 2008

5:00 P.M. To 7:00 P.M.

Worcester County Registry of Deeds
90 Front Street
Worcester, MA

Presenter:

Eric Mart. Ph.D., ABPP (Forensic)

CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE MUST BE EMAILED TO:

CAFL

DEBORAH A. S. CAPUANO, ESQ.
REGIONAL COORDINATOR
CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY
Dasc.law@verizon.net

MHLU:

LISA FERRARI
UNIT COORDINATOR
lferrari@publiccounsel.net

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Brown Bag Lunch (1 CLE Credit)

Domestic Violence-Why Do they Stay?

Monday, June 29, 2009

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Greenfield Juvenile Court

106 Main Street

Greenfield, MA 01301

Contact:  Sarah Schooley, Esq.

Franklin/Hampshire Counties Regional Coordinator

(413) 586-7730

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Brown Bag Lunch (1 CLE Credit)

Trial Preparation and Creating a Trial Notebook

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Hadley Juvenile Court

116 Russell Street

Hadley, MA 01035

Contact:  Sarah Schooley, Esq.

Franklin/Hampshire Counties Regional Coordinator

(413) 586-7730

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Motions in Care and Protection Cases

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Brockton Juvenile Court

Third Floor Rotunda

215 Main Street

Brockton, MA  02303

 

Contact:   Lisa Sheehan, Esq.

 Plymouth County Regional Coordinator

lsheehan@capecod.net

2 CLE Credits will be awarded