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Calendar Call

Summary: A Judicial Branch Podcast hosted by Mike Bowler. By listening to this podcast, attorneys can earn MCLE credits in Connecticut. Stay tuned for new Podcasts!

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  Appellate Jurisdiction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:27

Attorney John DeMeo, chief staff attorney for the Supreme and Appellate courts, discusses the role of his office in the appellate process and what it means to have an appealable "final judgment."

  Support Enforcement Services | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30

Attorney Paul Bourdoulous, director of Support Enforcement Services for the Judicial Branch, discusses the basics of child support enforcement and the IV-D program.

  Statutory Construction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36

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

  Housing and Small Claims | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33

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, Small Claims Procedure,

  Opening and Maintaining a Client's Funds Account, Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31

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. Random Trust Accounts, Practice Book Section 2-27(e), Overdrafts, Practice Book Section 2-28,

  Opening and Maintaining a Clients' Funds Account, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29

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.

  Victim Services | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29

Linda Cimino, Director of the Office of Victim Services, discusses the services offered by OVS, including compensation, notification, advocacy and other resources.

  Treatment Pathway Program | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32

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.

  The Client Security Fund | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32

Attorney Christopher Blanchard, staff attorney to the Client Security Fund, talks about how the Fund operates, the investigation and payment of claims and the collection of the fee.

  MCLE | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:35

Attorney Matthew Berardino, counsel for the Legal Services Unit, interviews Attorney Michael Bowler, Statewide Bar Counsel and Counsel to the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education. In this podcast, Matt and Mike discuss the history behind Connecticut's MCLE rule, how to comply with it and changes made to the rule in 2019.

  Coming Soon: A Judicial Branch MCLE Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01

In January 2019, the Connecticut Judicial Branch will be launching a new podcast called Calendar Call. Calendar call is hosted by Mike Bowler and will count as MCLE credits for attorneys in Connecticut. Please subscribe to our feed to receive notifications when new podcasts are posted.


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