The Private Counsel Division – Appeals Unit maintains several resources to support panel attorneys.
The private counsel appeals division has created checklists attorneys should submit along with their request to close a screening or direct appeal.
Prepared by Murray Kohn and edited by Matt Harper-Nixon
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Other divisions at CPCS can be helpful to panel attorneys in representing their clients.
Resource Attorneys are experienced post-conviction panel members who contract with CPCS to provide oversight and support to post-conviction panel members. Among other duties, Resource Attorneys act as judges for moot arguments, hold weekly drop-in sessions and take advice calls from panel members. A list of Resource Attorneys can be found below.
FY2022 POST CONVICTION PANEL RESOURCE ATTORNEYS
Michael Nam Krane
Middlesex and Essex Counties:
Worcester, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Berkshire counties:
Norfolk, Plymouth, Bristol, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties:
Murder cases and federal habeas litigation: