Thursday, May. 10, 2012
Top (from left to right): Criminal / Immigration Law Training Conference Co-Chairs Jennifer Klein, Esq. and Jeannie Kain, Esq. of the Committee for Public Counsel Services' Immigration Impact Unit.
Bottom: Attendees participate in a training conference panel discussion.
Photos by Marc D'Antonio.
MBA holds first Criminal / Immigration Law Training Conference
For the first time, the Massachusetts Bar Association's
Immigration Law Section held an all-day training conference on May
9. The conference offered attendees the opportunity to attend four
panel discussions, which included experts who spoke on the
effects of criminal conduct on immigation
Jeannie Kain, Esq. and Jennifer Klein, Esq. -- both from the
Committee for Public Counsel Services' Immigration Impact Unit --
chaired the program, which provided experienced immigration law
practitioners, as well as criminal defense attorneys, with the
opportunity to learn more about how immigration concerns can impact
"This program was very effective in bringing the criminal and
immigration bars together," Kain said. "We made a concerted effort
to make sure the programming catered to both the experienced
immigration lawyer and those defense attorneys who dabble."