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Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013
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Section News: Upcoming meetings and special section events

R.S.V.P. for the April 2 Immigration Law open meeting on "Domestic violence victims: Affirmative asylum process." Join in the April 3 Law Practice Management Section Council meeting. The Public Law Section Council meeting is April 4. Attend the Civil Litigation Section Council meeting on April 8. Health Law and Family Law meet on April 9. Register for the April 10 Individual Rights & Responsibilities, Immigration Law and Juvenile & Child Welfare meetings.

Immigration Law Section open meeting

Domestic violence victims: Affirmative asylum process
Guest speaker: Attorney Rachel M. Self

Tuesday, April 2, 4-6 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

On April 2, the Massachusetts Bar Association Immigration Law Section will host a presentation on the affirmative asylum process for victims of domestic violence.  Topics covered will be:

  • Who can file an affirmative asylum application;
  • When you should file the affirmative asylum application;
  • Strengths and weaknesses in your case;
  • How to prepare an affirmative asylum application for your client if he or she is the victim of domestic violence;
  • How to prepare your client;
  • How to document your case; and
  • Creative steps that lead to success.

Self is the founding member of Rachel M. Self PC, and appears regularly as a legal analyst for CNN and the Fox News Channel. Self represents individuals in criminal and immigration matters; specializing in criminal trial work, deportation defense, and post-conviction relief.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Law Practice Management Section Council meeting

Wednesday, April 3, 5:15-6:45 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Law Practice Management Section Council is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Public Law Section Council meeting

Thursday, April 4, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Public Law Section Council is scheduled for Thursday, April 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Civil Litigation Section Council meeting

Monday, April 8, 5-6:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Civil Litigation Section Council is scheduled for Monday, April 8 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Health Law Section Council meeting

Tuesday, April 9, 5:15-6:45 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Health Law Section Council is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Family Law Section Council meeting

Tuesday, April 9, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA's Western Mass. office, 73 State St., Springfield

The next meeting of the Family Law Section Council is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m at the MBA's Western Mass. office in Springfield. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section Council meeting

Wednesday, April 10, 4-5:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section Council is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Immigration Law Section Council meeting

Wednesday, April 10, 4:30-6 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Immigration Law Section Council is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. All section members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Juvenile & Child Welfare Section Council meeting

Wednesday, April 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The next meeting of the Juvenile & Child Welfare Section Council is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All division members are invited to attend.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

 

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