Spring into Public Service

Don’t miss the chance to give back to the community this spring. The BBA’s calendar is full of opportunities to expand your pro bono portfolio and make a difference in the community. Check out what’s ahead below:

Immigration Basics – What You Need to Know to Assist Low-Income Immigrants

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Learn how to assist low income immigrants in completing applications for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Expanding Access to Justice by Engaging Senior Fellows

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Explore how you can get involved in the Access to Justice Fellows Program, which enables senior lawyers and retired judges to partner with nonprofit organizations and courts to increase equal justice for all.

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Providing Legal Services to Veterans in Family Law Cases

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

This program will give an overview of specific family law matters unique to veterans and servicemembers.

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What You Should Know About Post-Conviction Relief: How to Help Noncitizen Clients with Criminal Convictions

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Mass. R. Crim. P. 30(b) can offer potent relief to criminal defendants for whom all other hopes have been exhausted. This brown bag program will provide an overview of the types of clients for whom R 30(b) litigation should be considered with a focus on relief for noncitizen clients.

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Pro Bono Appellate Pilot Program

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

This training will explain the history and purpose of the Pro Bono Appellate Pilot Program, and provide the nuts-and-bolts for volunteer attorneys who will staff the Clinic.

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Advanced Training for Veterans Discharge Appeals

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Learn advanced topics in veterans discharge upgrade practice and join the Veterans Justice Pro Bono Partnership at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

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Trying a Case in Housing Court

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

This training will guide you through a trial in Housing Court from opening to closing.

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Questions? Contact Katie D’Angelo at [email protected].