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MHLD Appellate Certification Training Spring 2023 - Final application deadline is March 31, 2023, with priority given to those who apply by March 3rd. The Mental Health Litigation Division (MHLD) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is now accepting applications for its Spring 2023 Appellate Certification Training. Successful completion of this training and participation in our appellate mentorship program qualifies attorneys to receive […]
2023 Calendar Year Committee Meeting Dates - All meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held on the third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise noted. January 18th February 15th March 15th April 19th May 17th June 21st July 19th NO AUGUST MEETING September 20th October 18th November 15th December 20th
Committee Meeting Agenda – January 18, 2023 - The meeting will be hybrid starting at 5:30 p.m. at 75 Federal Street, 5th floor conference room.  If joining virtually, registration is required – details below. Approval of minutes of the December 21, 2022 meeting Public Consulting Group (PCG) Contract Monthly Financial Overview Report Commitments $10,000 and Over Report FY24 Maintenance Budget Chief Counsel Report […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – December 21, 2022 - The meeting will be REMOTE starting at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required – details below. 1. Approval of minutes of the October 19, 2022 & November 16, 2022 meetings 2. Legal – Request for Committee Action a. Amicus recommendation for Commonwealth v. Lonnie Thomas (FAR-29105) b. Amicus recommendation for Gulluni v. Rollins, First Circuit Dkt. […]
The Mental Health Litigation Division (MHLD) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is now accepting applications for the March 2023 Guardianship Certification Training - Application deadline is January 27, 2023 This training is for attorneys who want to represent adult respondents in probate court guardianship matters. A guardianship is a substantial deprivation of liberty; under guardianship an adult can no longer legally make their own decisions about many issues, including where to live, what medical treatment to accept or refuse, and other decisions […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – November 16, 2022 - The meeting will be REMOTE starting at 5:30 p.m.  Registration is required – details below. 1. Approval of minutes of the October 19, 2022 meeting 2. Legal Action a. Amicus recommendation for Commonwealth v. Juan Gaviria, Appeals Court No. 20-P-182 Supreme Judicial Court No. FAR-29037 b. Amicus report out Commonwealth v. Carlos Guardado, SJC-13315 3. […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – October 19, 2022 - The meeting will be hybrid starting at 5:30 p.m. at 75 Federal Street, 5th floor conference room.  If joining virtually, registration is required – details below. 1. Approval of minutes of the September 21, 2022 meeting 2. Legal – Request for Committee Action Amicus request, Commonwealth v. Sheldon Mattis SJC-11693, Commonwealth v. Jason Robinson SJC-09265 […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – September 21, 2022 meeting - The meeting will be hybrid starting at 5:30 p.m.  at 75 Federal Street, 5th floor conference room.  If joining virtually, registration is required – details below. Approval of minutes of the July20, 2022 meeting Contract – Special Education Advocacy Attorney Mentors Insurance Coverage for Board of Bar Overseer Actions Assigned Counsel Manual – Update Facilities […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – July 20, 2022 Meeting - The meeting will be held virtually beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Registration is required – details below. Approval of minutes of the June 14, 2022 meeting Amicus Request(s) Commonwealth v. Correia, SJC-13223 Commonwealth v. DiBenedetto, 13253 Commonwealth v. Shiner, Appeals Court No. 2019-P-0758 Commonwealth v. Jerome Jarrett, SJC-13243 Commonwealth v. Watt, SJC-13279 James B. Carver v. […]
Committee Meeting Agenda – June 14, 2022 Meeting - The meeting will be held virtually beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Registration is required – details below. Approval of minutes of the May 18, 2022 meeting Amicus Request(s) – Commonwealth v. Edwards (SJC-13242) Court Cost Vendor Manual Update Court Cost Vendor Rate Increase Contract(s) FY 2023 MH Regional Coordinators FY 2023 Bar Advocate Programs FY 2023 […]