Caroline Durham has agreed to meet with MHBA members who are interested in the Federal Defender Second Chair Mentor Program. The lunch is scheduled for Thursday, June 20th, at Restaurant Max, which is located within the Minneapolis Hotel. Please contact Lola Velazquez-Aguilu (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Monday, June 17th, if you plan to attend so reservations can be made. The notice regarding the program is attached below. Caroline has encouraged those attending lunch to request an application beforehand.
FEDERAL DEFENDER SECOND CHAIR MENTOR PROGRAM
Call for Applicants
The Federal Defender Second Chair Mentor Program, a joint effort of the United StatesDistrict Court for the District of Minnesota and the Federal Defender's Office, is currentlytaking applications for the next class of mentees. The mission of this Program is to continue to build and strengthen the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the future for the District of Minnesota. The program will provide select attorneys with training on allaspects of federal criminal practice.
The attorneys chosen will be expected to attend monthly training sessions, meet regularlywith the Program Coordinator and work on assigned cases over a two-year period.Interested attorneys should send a request for application to Lisa_Saf@fd.org.
Applications will be considered as received and the selection process will be open until the 2013 class is filled. All applicants are encouraged to apply early.