ALL 4 SESSIONS: ACCESSIBLE JUSTICE: Representing Clients Living with Psychiatric, Intellectual, and/or Developmental Disabilities

Event Start:
01/12/2021 2:00 PM
Event End:
01/12/2021 3:30 PM

Dates & Times: Tuesday, January 12th, Thursday, January 21st, Tuesday, January 26th and Tuesday, February 2nd from 2-3:30 PM
Program Fee: $100 for all 4 sessions.

CPCS approved 1.5 credit hours per day, for up to a total of 6 credits for those who attend all four days for the Adult Criminal Trials, Adult Criminal Appeals, Mental Health, CAFL, SORB/SDP and YAD panels. To receive credits attendees must be logged on during the program for a minimum of 80% of the conference time. Certificates will be emailed to all attendees who were logged onto the program for at least 80% of the program time.

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MHLAC-IMAGEACCESSIBLE JUSTICE: Representing Clients Living with Psychiatric, Intellectual, and/or Developmental Disabilities

Captioning will be provided for every webinar in the series. Please contact Laís Teixeira at LTeixeira@mhlac.org if you have any additional accommodation requests.

This four-part conference will discuss ways to make our justice system—from client counseling to litigation—accessible to individuals living with psychiatric, intellectual, and/or developmental disabilities. This program is online only.

TUESDAY JANUARY 12th, 2-3:30 PM
ATTORNEY’S DUTY TO ACCOMMODATE & ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS WHEN REPRESENTING A CLIENT LIVING WITH A DISABILITY
Moderator: Megan Mauskapf, Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee
         •  Kathy Flaherty, Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Inc.
         • Gina Teixeira, Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Inc. 


THURSDAY JANUARY 21st, 2-3:30 PM
ACCOMMODATIONS IN LITIGATION: THE DISCOVERY PROCESS
Moderator: Coco Holbrook, Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee
        •  
Peter Blanck, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University
        •  Martie Lafferty, Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center
        •  Steven Schwartz, Center for Public Representation
 

TUESDAY JANUARY 26th, 2-3:30 PM
ACCOMMODATIONS IN LITIGATION: THE COURT PROCESS
Moderator: Miriam Ruttenberg, Committee for Public Counsel Services
        •  Peter Blanck, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University
        •  Shain Neumeier, Law Office of Shain M. Neumeier
        •  Gina Teixeira, Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Inc.
 

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 2nd, 2-3:30 PM
ATTORNEYS LIVING WITH MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSES SPEAK ON ACCESSIBLE JUSTICE
Moderator: Caitlin Parton, Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee
        •  Kathy Flaherty, Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Inc.
        •  Shain Neumeier, Law Office of Shain M. Neumeier
        •  Victoria Rodríguez-Roldán, AIDS United
 

 

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