Expanding Access to Justice by Engaging Senior Fellows

02/26/2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
The Access to Justice Fellows Program, a project of the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission and the Lawyers Clearinghouse, enables senior lawyers and retired judges to partner with nonprofit organizations, courts, and other public interest entities to increase equal justice for all. By matching lawyers who are retired or transitioning toward retirement with groups that need their help, the Fellows Program allows these lawyers to use their specialized skills and experience to do engaging pro bono work, remain active members of the legal community, and help people and groups in need....
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Realities of Human Trafficking in Massachusetts - Featuring the Polaris Project

03/06/2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Using data collected from Polaris’ national human trafficking hotline, including data specific to Massachusetts and the Northeast, this program will shed light on the various forms of human trafficking that are most common in Massachusetts and specific ways that attorneys can be part of the safety net for survivors....
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Pro Bono Training: Trying a Case in Housing Court

04/23/2018 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
This training will guide you through the trial of a case in Housing Court from opening to closing, with a special focus on evidence rules as they pertain to eviction cases....
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