MBA presents forum for aspiring juvenile and child welfare attorneys

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023
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Speakers included (from left): Kambo Mwangi, Hon. Helen Brown-Bryant, Alex Poulin, Cristina F. Freitas and Juvenile Court Chief Justice Amy L. Nechtem.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Juvenile & Child Welfare Section and Young Lawyers Division sponsored a panel discussion at Suffolk University Law School to highlight the rewarding work of juvenile justice and child welfare practice.
Moderated by Juvenile Court Chief Justice Amy L. Nechtem, the panel offered career guidance and insights to an audience of new attorneys, third-year law students, and practitioners of all experience levels. As part of the discussion, panelists touched on the ways in which juvenile attorneys make a difference in the lives of children and families, while also answering questions about how to advance in the field. 
In addition to Nechtem, panelists included Hon. Helen Brown-Bryant of the Suffolk County Juvenile Court, Cristina F. Freitas of Freitas & Freitas LLP in Lowell, Kambo Mwangi of Mwangi Law Office in Boston, and Alex Poulin of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.
The program is available to view via MBA On Demand.