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CORI Sealing Training

Thursday, March 1, 2012 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

 

Description:

Greater Boston Legal Services, in partnership with the Litigation Section of the Boston Bar Association, will be having a training on sealing CORIs. Volunteers will be trained 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 as a result of CORI reform that takes effect on May 4, 2012; and/or
  3. Lead or help with a presentation at a high school, youth program or community college to educate young people about their rights to seal their juvenile records and/or CORI.

Attorneys of all backgrounds are encouraged to volunteer to take a case or teach one or more sessions.  The time commitment is less than six hours and the Project provides training, materials and mentoring on cases.

*There is no fee for this program, but we ask that attendees put their new skills to work by volunteering with GBLS.

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Contact:

Stephanie Lee
slee@bostonbar.org

 

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