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CLE Webinar: Statewide Breath Test Litigation

Tuesday, June 8th, 3–4:15pm

27,000 notices have been sent to citizens across Massachusetts. The notice informed them that the Court’s records show that a Draeger Alcotest 9510 breathalyzer machine was used in some or all of their cases with charges of operating under the influence (OUI). Attorney Joseph D. Bernard, lead counsel in the statewide breath test litigation, will discuss the details that arose from […]

By |2021-06-09T09:05:18-04:00May 24th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on CLE Webinar: Statewide Breath Test Litigation

2021 Annual We-Mean-Business Meeting

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 4–6pm

Sal DiMasi Sal DiMasi. MACDL’S new lobbyist.

Join us 4–6pm on Thursday, April 15th when Sal DiMasi — MACDL’s new lobbyist! — will be in the house to outline the plan for substantial raises for all bar advocates THIS YEAR. Pay tribute to our honored guests, John Reinstein and Cristina Rodrigues, […]

By |2021-04-17T16:38:41-04:00April 15th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on 2021 Annual We-Mean-Business Meeting

Webinar: The Judicial Nominating Process

2pm, Friday, February 5, 2021

Interested in applying to be a judge? Or just generally curious about how these important decisions get made? Join us for a discussion with Jay Carney, a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission. He will demystify the process and discuss tips for your application. MACDL is committed to helping more defense attorneys be appointed to the bench and encourages everyone to consider if […]

By |2021-02-07T12:13:14-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on Webinar: The Judicial Nominating Process

CLE WEBINAR: Advocating for Clients at 58A Hearings

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 3–4:30pm

This free webinar will address the emerging trend of the substitution of 58A dangerousness petitions for cash bail as a way to hold defendants in pretrial detention and will provide you with practical tools and strategies to effectively advocate for your clients’ release.

Experienced attorneys Shira Diner and Makis Antzoulatos will discuss the implications of these petitions in the context of  amendments to the bail […]

By |2020-09-22T16:46:17-04:00September 14th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on CLE WEBINAR: Advocating for Clients at 58A Hearings

New Sentencing Computation Issues

Friday, November 22, 2019, 12pm – 1:30pm

Todd & Weld, LLP, One Federal Street, Boston

Dear MACDL Members,

Please join us for MACDL’s next informal brown bag lunch where we will be joined by Lee Gartenberg, Director of Inmate Services at the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office. Attorney Gartenberg will help us understand the new policies concerning earned good time, completion credits, and other sentencing computation […]

By |2019-11-23T14:28:44-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on New Sentencing Computation Issues

2019 Advanced Post-Conviction Litigation Seminar

Friday March 22, 2019 from 9am to 5pm (check in begins 8:30am)

WilmerHale 60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

Registration is now open…

This program reaches capacity every year so please register now by clicking the button below

Topics Include*

New appellate rules Advanced legal research

Standards of review

First Step Act

DNA/probabilistic genotyping

Updates: State criminal law, […]

By |2019-03-24T04:46:28-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on 2019 Advanced Post-Conviction Litigation Seminar

The Macon B. Allen Group Meet & Greet Happy Hour

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5–7pm

The White Bull Tavern, 1 Union Street, Boston

The Macon B. Allen group is a newly created MACDL committee named after the first African American licensed to practice law. We are focusing on fostering diversity and inclusion amongst Massachusetts defense attorneys. Please contact Brittanie Allen if you are interested in joining this group.

And please […]

By |2019-03-12T13:48:07-04:00February 28th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on The Macon B. Allen Group Meet & Greet Happy Hour

Defending Against Charges of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 12:30pm–2pm

Todd & Weld, LLP, One Federal Street, Boston

Dear MACDL Members,

Please join us for MACDL’s next informal brown bag lunch!

Janice Bassil of Bassil & Budreau and Lissa McKinney will lead a conversation about about defending against domestic violence cases. Bring your lunch and your questions, comments and stories! For building security, please RSVP by clicking the button below.
RSVP Today

Questions? email […]

By |2019-03-12T13:48:48-04:00February 19th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on Defending Against Charges of Domestic Violence
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