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EYL150421 What You Need to Know about Immigration Law for Criminal Matters CLE
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This program is designed to educate attorneys in criminal matters regarding their obligations to provide advice about immigration law to their non-citizen clients. CLE Credit: 2.0 hours

4/21/2015
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL150421

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours


About the Program:

This program is designed to educate attorneys in criminal matters regarding their obligations to provide advice about immigration law to their non-citizen clients.

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys who handle criminal matters and are unfamiliar with their obligation to provide immigration law counsel to non-citizen clients charged with crimes.

You Will Learn:

  • A general history of United States immigration law.
  • Strategies for representing non-citizen defendants, including the information that must be conveyed to clients and tips for understanding and meeting a non-citizen client's needs.
  • Tips for pursuing post-conviction remedies for non-citizen clients who may not have been properly advised.

Moderator:
Matthew A. Weiner
, Office of the Chief State's Attorney, Rocky Hill

Speakers:
Anthony D. Collins, Collins & Martin, PC, Wethersfield
Milagros S. Cruz
, Milagros Immigration Law LLC, Hartford
Tanya T. Dorman,The Dorman Law Firm, Hartford

 

Agenda/Program Outline:

6:00 p.m. - 6:05 p.m. Introduction

6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.  General History of Immigration Law

6:35 p.m. - 7:05 p.m.  Strategies for Representing Non-Citizen Clients

7:05 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.  Short Break

7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.  Post-Conviction Remedies

7:40 p.m. - 7:55 p.m.  Question and Answer Period

7:55 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Conclusion

 

Event Cost: (Including dinner and parking)
           
Member:$75
            Non-member: $125

** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received. Refunds require a minimum of two business days notice.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.