Linking the Past to Our Advocacy: Lessons from Lowell’s Black History Trail

RSVP to Deb (dfreitas@freitas-law.com) or Cris (cfreitas@freitas-law.com) so that we can have a headcount for ice cream. See flyer for more information including parking and directions. Lowell Black History CLE Flyer Sept 23 Updated The CLE, “Linking the Past to Our Advocacy: Lessons from Lowell’s Black History Trail” will be held outdoors–rain or shine– during lunchtime (since […]

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MHLD Civil Commitment Certification Training

CPCS Fall 2021 Training to Represent People Facing Civil Commitment and Related Forced Medication Petitions The Mental Health Litigation Division (MHLD) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is seeking qualified attorneys to represent clients in civil commitment and forced medication cases in District and Boston Municipal Courts. In Massachusetts, people experiencing psychiatric distress can […]

Webinar on the SJC’s Game-Changing Decision in Care and Protection of Rashida

Webinar on the SJC’s Game-Changing Decision in Care and Protection of Rashida On the heels of the SJC’s watershed decision in Care and Protection of Walt comes what many were calling Walt II until the decision came down as Care and Protection of Rashida.  After years of fighting for judges to hear reasonable efforts motions, […]

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CAFL Trial Panel Training (September 9 – October 20, 2021)

CAFL Trial Panel Training (September 9 – October 20, 2021) CPCS is now accepting applications for its Fall 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 […]

MCLE: Financial Exploitation & Undue Influence by Romantic Partners, Adult Children, Paid Caregivers & Neighbors

2CLE: MH

This program is hosted by MCLE Any questions or issues regarding this program should be directed there. (customerservice@mcle.org). This event is being listed for informational purposes only. CPCS staff cannot assist with, or solve, registration issues.September 28, 2021 12pm to 2pmLive WebcastThis program qualifies for 2 MH creditsRegistration and Tuition information here:https://www.mcle.org/product/catalog/code/2220024WBC?emcampaignID=22508&emuserID=53832&utm_source=Program_Alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2220024WBC&utm_content=22508

MHLD Civil Commitment Certification Training

CPCS Fall 2021 Training to Represent People Facing Civil Commitment and Related Forced Medication Petitions The Mental Health Litigation Division (MHLD) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is seeking qualified attorneys to represent clients in civil commitment and forced medication cases in District and Boston Municipal Courts. In Massachusetts, people experiencing psychiatric distress can […]

Who We Are – A Chronicle of Racism in America (Rebroadcast)

3 CLEs: YAD Appeals, YAD Trial, CAFL Trial, CAFL Appeals, MHLD, Criminal Trial, Criminal Appeals, SDP/SORB

The Committee for Public Counsel Services’ Training Department is rebroadcasting the 4th Session of the Why Race Matters Speaker Series: Who We Are- A Chronicle of Racism in America on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 1-4:30 PM.  Registration is now open.  Please see the information below: September 29, 2021 // 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm […]

MGA and SLL ANNUAL GUARDIANSHIP CONFERENCE WEBINAR GUARDIANSHIPS, CONSERVATORSHIPS AND ALTERNATIVES THERETO

This program is hosted by Social Law Library. Any questions or issues regarding this program should be directed there (msaporito@socialaw.com) This event is being listed for informational purposes only. CPCS staff cannot assist with, or solve, registration issues.September 23 & September 30, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m     PROGRAM FEE: $125 to attend […]

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CAFL Trial Panel Training (September 9 – October 20, 2021)

CAFL Trial Panel Training (September 9 – October 20, 2021) CPCS is now accepting applications for its Fall 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 […]

Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, Inc.

This program is hosted by the MAGAL. Any questions or issues regarding this program should be directed there. This event is being listed for informational purposes only. CPCS staff cannot assist with, or solve, registration issues. REGISTRATION: https://magalinc.org/event-4470789 Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, Inc. Virtual Conference Friday, October 1, 2021 8:30 AM – 12:30 […]

MHLD Civil Commitment Certification Training

CPCS Fall 2021 Training to Represent People Facing Civil Commitment and Related Forced Medication Petitions The Mental Health Litigation Division (MHLD) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is seeking qualified attorneys to represent clients in civil commitment and forced medication cases in District and Boston Municipal Courts. In Massachusetts, people experiencing psychiatric distress can […]