CAFL Appellate Panel Training Materials

 

Join the CAFL Appellate Panel

The Committee for Public Counsel Services is now accepting applications for the CAFL appellate panel certification training. Applicants must be admitted to the Massachusetts bar or be eligible for admission by April 15, 2022.

Admission into the training is competitive and not all applicants will be admitted. All admitted applicants must attend the four-day CAFL appellate training program scheduled for May 17, 19, 24, and 26, 2022. The training, which will be conducted by Zoom, will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. There will also be an orientation by Zoom on May 11, 2022 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. The agency actively seeks to diversify its private attorney panel membership.  The application can be found here:

CAFL appellate panel application – 2022 training

CAFL appellate panel recruitment notice – 2022 Training

CAFL appellate panel attorneys are compensated at $75/hour. If you have any questions about the CAFL Appellate Panel or the certification training please contact:

Andrew Cohen, CAFL Appellate Panel Director Acohen@publiccounsel.net

Ann Narris, CAFL Appellate Panel Support Unit Supervising Attorney Anarris@publiccounsel.net

CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training – Burden of Proof

CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training – Rules of Appellate Procedure

CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training – Settlement

CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training – Representing the Appellate Client From Soup to Nuts

CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training – Writing a Kick-Ass Brief

CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training – Overview of a Care & Protection

Supplemental Material – Kick Ass Brief Writing

Supplemental Material – Overview of C&P

Supplemental Material – Representation During COVID

Supplemental Material – Representing Children In Appeals

Supplemental Materials – Administrative Matters

Supplemental Materials – Rules of Appellate Procedure

Supplemental Materials – Step by Step Guide to Appellate Representation

Materials from Internal Links and Bookmarking Webinar (4/30/2020)

Appeals Court Guide

Brief Template (Downloaded from Appeals Court)

Combined Brief and Addendum_After_Internal Link Example

Combined Brief and Addendum_Before_Internal Link Example

Sample Addendum to Brief_After_Auto Generate Table of Contents

Sample Addendum to Brief_After_Manual

Sample Addendum to Brief_Before_Auto Generate Table of Contents

Sample Addendum to Brief_Before_Manual Table of Contents

Sample Brief_After_Applying Styles Manually

Sample Brief_After_Using Appeals Court Template

Sample Brief_After_Using Appeals Court Template

Sample Brief_Before_Applying Styles Manually

Sample Brief_Before_Applying Styles Manually

Sample Brief_Before_For Use with Appeals Court Template

Slides_Advanced Brief Drafting_Bookmarks and Internal Links

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Training Materials

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in CAFL Appeals PowerPoint handout

Issue Bank Table of Contents

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Rule 60(b)