Virtual series explores what every Massachusetts
criminal lawyer needs to know
Join the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section for a
virtual program series on the ever-changing area of criminal law in
Massachusetts District Court. The series will offer an opportunity for
practitioners on both sides of the aisle to learn important lessons from judges,
probation officers, defense counsel and other presenters from across the
This program will cover sentencing and provide all attorneys with an excellent primer
for understanding the sentencing structure in the commonwealth. Lee Gartenberg, the
former director of inmate legal services at the Middlesex Sherriff’s
Office and a former member of the Massachusetts Parole Board, will give an
overview of sentencing, good time, speedy trial calculations and much
From the ADA's
perspective: Is the defendant really serving all the time I am asking for?
From the defense counsel's perspective: How long will my client have to serve
time if they are found guilty or take a plea?
This program is approved for 1.5 Criminal
Appeals/ YAD Trial/ Criminal Trial credits.
Special pricing is available for practitioners on the CAFL, YAD and MH
Division panels, and government attorneys, who may attend for $25 per program.
Call MBA Member Services to register at (617) 338-0530.
This webinar will be hosted using Zoom. Registration is required by
9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, to participate in this program. After you
register with the MBA, please look for an email from MassBar
Education with the Webinar ID and Password. The email will be sent
before the program.
Barry Bisson, Esq., Program Co-chair
Bisson Law, Boston
Myriam Feliz, Esq., Program Co-chair
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Chelsea
Lee Gartenberg, Esq., Panelist