Appellate Practice Tools and Resources
Appellate Packet for Trial Attorneys
- Notice of Appeal
- Motion for Appointment of Appellate Counsel
- Appellate Assignment Intake Form
** Please be aware that July 1, 2020, the new Massachusetts Appeals Court Rules (not to be confused with the Rules of Appellate Procedure) went into effect. A CAFL Appellate Panel Summary can be found here: Summary of July 2020 M.A.C. Rules
CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training
(Please note: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this training will be an online webinar taking place over four days in April 2021)
Now accepting applications
CAFL is now accepting applications for the spring 2021 CAFL Appellate Panel Certification Training. The training will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 5, April 8, April 13, and April 16, 2021 via live webinar. There will also be a short training orientation via Zoom on April 1, 2021 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Due to the format of this training, space is limited. The agency actively seeks to diversify its private attorney panel membership.
For more information about the training and to download the application, click here: CAFL appellate panel recruitment notice & application- 2021 training
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