We hope you and your families are well during this difficult time. Due to exceptional circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 virus, CPCS is waiving the Continuing Legal Education hours requirement for all units for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.)
Although we have waived the CLE requirements, we encourage you to attend webinars that are relevant to your practice area to support your professional development. The CPCS training unit will post offerings for webinars soon. Please see the CPCS Training Department Website.
You may still be paid for eight (8) hours of training if you meet the attendance and payment requirements.
Additionally, Panel Directors may offer credit for webinars that are not sponsored by CPCS. Please contact the Panel Director for your practice area to determine whether you may get credit and bill for attendance at a webinar not sponsored by CPCS.
We hope that we will be returning to offering in-person training in the later part of the Spring (all in person CPCS training has been cancelled through April 30, 2020), and look forward to seeing you then.
DUE TO THE ADVERSE WEATHER PREDICTED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018, THE SPRINGFIELD HEARING IS BEING POSTPONED.
A NEW HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED IN SPRINGFIELD AND NOTICE OF THAT EVENT WILL BE PUBLISHED SHORTLY.
Pursuant to M.G.L. ch. 211D, § 11 (Establishment and Review of Compensation Rates) CPCS will be holding hearings in order to solicit input on the current rates of compensation for attorneys who accept appointments to represent indigent persons. All persons who accept these appointments are invited to attend and to provide input on this issue.
March 6, 2018March 13, 2018 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Taunton Superior Courthouse Springfield Hall of Justice
9 Court Street 50 State Street
Taunton, MA 02780 Springfield, MA 01103
March 20, 2018 John Adams Courthouse
Great Hall, 2nd Floor Conference Suite
One Pemberton Square
Boston, MA 02108
4:00 -5:30 p.m.