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.
Matthew A. Weiner, Office of the Chief State's Attorney, Rocky Hill
Anthony D. Collins, Collins & Martin, PC, Wethersfield
Milagros S. Cruz, Milagros Immigration Law LLC, Hartford
Tanya T. Dorman,The Dorman Law Firm, Hartford
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)
** 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.