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Bay Area Lifer School 2015, Presented by UnCommon Law and the Post-Conviction Advocacy Project of the University of California, Berkeley Law

Join us for Bay Area Lifer School 2015!

Presented by UnCommon Law and the Post-Conviction Advocacy Project
of the University of California, Berkeley Law

 
Earn MCLE Credit and learn how to represent prisoners appearing before the California Board of Parole Hearings.   You will learn the latest and best practices for:

  • Understanding Prison Files, Classification, Custody and Programming
  • Identifying New Categories of Prisoners Eligible for Parole Release
  • Client Preparation and Determining “Readiness”
  • Special Proceedings (“Youthful Offender,” Elderly and Medical Parole Hearings, Rescission Hearings)
  • Term Calculations pursuant to In re Butler (First. App. Dist., No. A139411)
  • Working with Client Families and Other Supporters
  • Understanding and Challenging Psychological Evaluations (Risk Assessments)
  • An UnCommon Relationship between Attorney and Client in Lifer Cases
  • Building an Administrative Record to Support Judicial Relief
  • Planning for Return to the Community after Prison

Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
(lunch provided)
 
UC Berkeley School of Law
Boalt Hall, Room 100 
 
Immediately Followed by
A Reception for Berkeley’s Post-Conviction Advocacy Project
 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Fee:    $125 for attorneys; $50 for all others, but students and former Lifers attend for free.  (For hardship circumstances, please email us at events@uncommonlaw.org)
Questions:    Email events@uncommonlaw.org
Register:       By clicking HERE

Earlier Event: April 2
Working Attorney Mothers' Mixer
Later Event: April 22
Queen's Bench Cocktails & Couture