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MBLA Program: District Court Boot Camp for New Lawyers

Saturday, February 23, 2013 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Suffolk Law School - 120 Tremont Street, Sargent Hall - Classroom 315, Boston, MA

 

Description:

Please note: This program was originally scheduled for February 9th but had been rescheduled due to severe weather.

Registration for this program is currently full. Please contact jjones@bostonbar.org to be added to the wait list.

The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association is holding a District Court Litigation Basics Boot Camp, co-sponsored by the Boston Bar Association, designed to provide novice lawyers with a basic understanding of the procedural and practical world of litigating matters in the District Court. From initiating suit and arraignment up to trial, the participants of this MBLA Program will learn what is necessary to meet the demands of busy District Court Litigators.

Specific Topics:

I. Initiating and Defending Suit: How to Plead Effectively
II. Formulating and Implementing Discovery
III. Effective Written & Oral Advocacy
IV. Criminal Arraignments & Defensive Tactics
V. View from the Bench with Q&A

Sponsored By:
Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
Boston Bar Association

Speakers:

  • Serge Georges Jr.
    • Law Office of Serge Georges Jr.
  • Hon. Matthew J Machera
    • District Court
  • Hank Brennan
    • Carney & Bassil, PC

 



 

Contact:

Jennifer Jones
jjones@bostonbar.org

 

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