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Defending Emerging Adults

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

One event on January 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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Lawyers leave with an understanding of the developmental complexities of Emerging Adults (18-25 year olds) and how to shift their representation to more holistic and developmentally appropriate advocacy to achieve better legal and life outcomes for their clients. Focused on the representation of Emerging Adult clients in the adult criminal court system but contains information relevant to all practice areas.

Target Audience:

Defense Lawyers representing Emerging Adults in Massachusetts Criminal Court

 

Training Modules and Dates:

Module 1: Introduction to Emerging Adult Development

Moderator: Katharine Klubock, January 12, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

3 CLE Credits approved for: Adult Criminal Trial, Adult Criminal Appeals, CAFL, CAFL Appeals, YAD, YAD Appeals

Introduces participants to this unique age group by providing a mix of national and local experts in the field, the strong voice of clients involved in the (in)justice system, and a discussion of adolescent development theory.

 

Module 2: Positive Youth Development as a Model for Holistic Representation

Moderator: Melanie Roberts, January 19, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

3 CLE Credits approved for: Adult Criminal Trial, Adult Criminal Appeals, CAFL, CAFL Appeals, YAD, YAD Appeals

Explains Positive Youth Development as a model for holistic representation for Emerging Adults. Attorneys explore the importance of understanding the DCF and DYS systems, educational rights, and the importance of collaborating with social workers to get the best outcomes for their clients

 

Module 3: Emerging Adult Case Law Primer

Moderator: Laura Alfring, January 26, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

3 CLE Credits approved for: Adult Criminal Trial, Adult Criminal Appeals, CAFL, CAFL Appeals, YAD, YAD Appeals

This session provides a case primer for developments in Emerging Adult Law in Massachusetts and across the United States, practical information about using relevant science in litigation and how to create a solid record to preserve issues for appeal.

 

Module 4: Emerging Adults In Criminal Practice

Moderator: Lipou Laliemthavisay, January 27, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

3 CLE Credits approved for: Adult Criminal Trial, Adult Criminal Appeals, CAFL, CAFL Appeals, YAD, YAD Appeals

Participants apply what they have learned in the previous sessions in an interactive skills session addressing motions in limine, jury instructions, voir dire questions, sentencing/mitigation, voluntariness and theory development.

 

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Organizer

CPCS Training

Other

CLE Approved
Adult Criminal, Criminal Appeals, Juvenile, Juvenile Appeals, SDP/SORB
# of CLE Credits
3