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Committee Meeting Agenda – February 17, 2021 Meeting - The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Registration is required. Approval of minutes of the January 21, 2021 meeting Commitments $10,000 and Over Report Monthly Financial Overview Report FY 2022 Budget Request – Initiative Chief Counsel Report Executive Session Litigation Matter Registration is required to join the meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkdOqhqz4pGtbmdn_O9pjRTnNpFC8KEIvs After registering, you will receive a […]
2021 Calendar Year Committee Meeting Dates - All meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held on the third Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted. January 21st February 18th February 17 – Wednesday March 16th – Tuesday April 15th May 20th May 19 – Wednesday June 17th July 15th NO AUGUST MEETING September 14TH – Tuesday October 21st November […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – January 21, 2021 Meeting - The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Registration is required. Approval of minutes of the December 17, 2020 meeting Audit and Oversight Overview Commitments $10,000 and Over Report Monthly Financial Overview Report COVID-19 Update Chief Counsel Report Registration is required to join the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlcO2urzwoE9w44A61UIi6AA8N8ujR93es After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information […]
CPCS Attorneys Selected for BBA Leadership Program - Two Committee for Public Counsel Services public defenders have been selected to participate in the Boston Bar Association’s Public Interest Leadership Program. Jim Barakat, with the Children and Family Law Division’s Brockton office, and Schuyler Daum, with the Public Defender Division’s Quincy office, will be part of an impressive class of attorneys who will participate […]
Mental Health Litigation Division Appellate Panel Certification Training - Committee for Public Counsel Services Mental Health Litigation Division Appeals Unit January 2021 The Mental Health Litigation Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is now accepting applications for the Mental Health Litigation Division (“MHLD”) Appellate Panel Certification Training Qualifications: Applicants must have the following minimum qualifications: (i)        Demonstrated proficiency in legal research and […]
- Hello, As you may have already seen, the state – responding to a joint request from CPCS and the Massachusetts Bar Association – has added defense attorneys and other “court system workers” to Phase 2 of the vaccination priority list. The decision to add defense attorneys to the Phase 2 designation came over the weekend […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – December 17, 2020 Meeting - The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2020.  Registration is required to attend the meeting. Approval of minutes of the November 19, 2020 meeting Amicus Request(s) Doe No. 7346 v. Sex Offender Registry Board, SJC-13032 CAFL Counsel Shortage – emergency language Monthly Financial Overview Report Commitments $10,000 and Over Report FY […]
Children and Family Law Panel is Seeking Attorneys - CAFL Trial Panel Training (January 28 – March 17, 2021) CPCS is now accepting applications for its 2021 CAFL Trial Panel Certification Training to represent children and parents in care and protection/termination of parental rights cases.  The on-line training includes a mix of substantial self-directed learning and live Zoom sessions two mornings a week for […]
CPCS Committee Meeting Agenda – November 19, 2020 Meeting - Approval of minutes of the October 15, 2020 meeting Amicus Request(s) C.M. v. Commissioner of Dep’t of Children & Family, SJC-13015 Commonwealth v. Jenks, SJC-13016 Silva v. Barr, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, No. 20-1593 Sign on in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Prohibit New Asylum Rule Expanding Criminal Bars […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – October 15, 2020 Meeting - Approval of minutes of the September 17, 2020 meeting Amicus Request(s) Commonwealth v. Sharma, 2020-P-0550 Commonwealth v. Hinds, SJC-12953 Temporary Leave Policy Change Commitment $10,000 and Over Report Monthly Financial Overview Report Breathalyzer Litigation Update Equity and Inclusion Director Update Chief Counsel Report Executive Session Registration is required to join the meeting When: Oct 15, 2020 […]