Criminal/Immigration Law Training Conference May 9

Issue May 2012

This daylong program on Wednesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is designed for criminal defense attorneys and immigration practitioners, with speakers covering both basic and advanced topics for lawyers at any stage of their practice. It will be held at the Massachusetts Bar Association's Boston offices at 20 West St.

It is ideal for:

  • Defense attorneys trying to understand the impact of immigration concerns on all aspects of their representation, and
  • Immigration attorneys interested in immigration-related post-conviction motions and deepening their understanding of the effects of criminal conduct on immigration proceedings.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of the immigration consequences of criminal conduct;
  • Detainers, ICE custody, bail and bond issues;
  • The nuts and bolts of post-conviction relief; and
  • Immigration relief, such as cancellation of removal, 212(h), 212(c) and others.


Jennifer Klein, Esq., program co-chair
CPCS-Immigration Impact Unit, Somerville

Jeanette Kain, Esq., program co-chair
CPCS-Immigration Impact Unit, Somerville

Susan Church, Esq.
Salsberg & Schneider, Boston

Kerry Doyle, Esq.
Graves & Doyle, Boston

Michael D. Greenberg, Esq.
Law Office of Michael D. Greenberg, Boston

Eduardo Masferrer, Esq.
Masferrer & Hurowitz PC, Boston

Rachel M. Self, Esq.
Rachel M. Self PC, Boston

Howard A. Silverman, Esq.
Ross Silverman LLP, Boston

Wendy S. Wayne, Esq.
CPCS-Immigration Impact Unit, Somerville