CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training

(Please Note: Due to Covid-19 Now October 2020)

Now accepting applications

The CAFL Appellate Panel Support Unit is now accepting applications for the fall 2020 CAFL Appellate Certification Training.  This training will be held October 5,  6, and 7, 2020 at the office of Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester.  The application deadline is August 31, 2020.

For more information about the training, click here: October 2020 CAFL appellate panel training notice

To download the application, click here: CAFL Appellate Panel Application – October 2020

Appellate Practice Tools and Resources

** Please note:  the new Rules of Appellate Procedure  went into effect on March 1, 2019.  The CAFL Appellate Panel Support Unit has created a Summary of the Rules of Appellate Procedure for the CAFL appellate lawyer.

The Law

CAFL Appellate Practice

CAFL Administration

Appellate Bulletins and Other Releases

Brief-Writing Tips


In Order of Appearance in an Appellate Brief

General Writing Tips (Grammar, Punctuation, Etc.) (with lots of CAFL appellate examples)

Training Materials, Models, Research


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