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Statutory Construction Play Audio
      Posted by Connecticut Judicial Branch     36 minutes

Attorney Michele Morris, permanent law clerk to the Connecticut Supreme Court, discusses the analysis used by the Connecticut courts for statutory construction. Statutory Construction Podcast Information




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Housing and Small Claims Play Audio
      Posted by Connecticut Judicial Branch     33 minutes

Episode 7 – Housing and Small Claims

Roberta Palmer, former Deputy Director of Court Operations, discusses housing session procedure, the housing mediation process and the small claims process.

Housing Procedure, https://www.cga.ct.gov/2015/pub/chap_834.htm

https://www.jud.ct.gov/housing.htm

Small Claims Procedure, https://www.jud.ct.gov/Publications/PracticeBook/P...

https://www.jud2.ct.gov/Small_Claims/

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Opening and Maintaining a Client's Funds Account, Part 2 * Play Audio
      Posted by Connecticut Judicial Branch     31 minutes

This is part two of a two-part episode about Client's Funds Accounts. If you missed part one of the episode, please go back and check out episode 5. In part two, Attorney Mickelson-Dera discusses the overdraft and random trust account processes and what to do if you’re audited.

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Posted in: Ethics / Professionalism


Opening and Maintaining a Clients' Funds Account, Part 1 * Play Audio
      Posted by Connecticut Judicial Branch     29 minutes

This is the first part of a two-part episode about Clients’ Funds Accounts. In part one, Attorney Frances Mickelson-Dera, first assistant bar counsel at the Statewide Grievance Committee, discusses the basics of opening and maintaining a clients’ funds account.

https://www.jud.ct.gov/sgc/faq_trustaccts_audit.htm

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Treatment Pathway Program Play Audio
      Posted by Connecticut Judicial Branch     32 minutes

Michael Hines, Assistant Director of Adult Services for the Judicial Branch, discusses the history and application of the Treatment Pathways Program, the Branch’s pretrial diversionary initiative used in substance abuse cases.

https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/lib/dmhas/publications/TPP-FactSheet.pdf

https://jud.ct.gov/Committees/Opioid_taskforce/Opioid_TF_Report_112918.pdf

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