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CORI Training

Monday, September 16, 2013 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

 

Description:

The BBA is collaborating with Greater Boston Legal Services to train attorneys to help clients from Roxbury, Dorchester and other low-income Boston communities to seal their records and break the cycle of poverty and unemployment.  The project seeks volunteers to:

(1) represent a pro bono client or provide Limited Assistance Representation (LAR)  in a criminal record sealing case in the Boston Municipal Court; and/or

(2) lead or help with a community education event in Roxbury and other Boston locations to educate low income individuals about their rights to seal their records ;

(3) staff the CORI help table and/or assist Greater Boston Legal Services staff with cases on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Roxbury Court.

Attorneys of all backgrounds are encouraged to attend the training and volunteer to take a case or conduct a community outreach and education session.  The required time commitment is less than 12 hours and the Project provides training, materials and mentoring on cases.  

 

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Contact:

Katherine D'Angelo
kdangelo@bostonbar.org

 

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