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Friday, October 21 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
3d Access to Justice
Discussing civil rights and access to the legal system whether for immigration, landlord tenant, civil, criminal or other areas of law. The panel will discuss the affects of culture, national origin and language have on people trying to access the legal system. 

Moderators
avatar for Jason Y. Chan

Jason Y. Chan

Partner, Seed, Chan and Associates
Jason Y. Chan, Partner of Seed, Chan and Associates, LLC. Attorney Chan attended Northeastern University and received a political science and psychology degree. He then went on to attend law school at New England School of Law. Attorney Jason Chan started his career with the Worcester District Attorney's Office. Attorney Chan now focuses his practice on criminal defense. His firm has offices in Boston, Worcester, Beverly, and New Bedford.

Speakers
avatar for Judge Myong J. Joun

Judge Myong J. Joun

Associate Justice, Boston Municipal Court
HON. MYONG J. JOUN was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court by Governor Deval Patrick in 2014. Prior to his appointment, Judge Joun was in private practice focusing on criminal defense and civil rights litigation in state and federal courts. He received B.A. degrees in philosophy and political science from the University of Massachusetts and a J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law. He has served as an author... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Leong

Andrew Leong

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts in Boston
Andrew Leong is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Previously he taught at the College of Public and Community Service for over 25 years.  From 1987 to 1993, he was Clinical Director of the Chinatown Clinical Program at Boston College Law School. He was the Supervising Attorney of the Asian Outreach Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services from 1986 to... Read More →
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Bethany Li

Senior Attorney, Asian Outreach Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services
Bethany Li is a senior attorney leading the Asian Outreach Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services. The Asian Outreach Unit uses a community lawyering model to serve the legal needs of Asian Americans by strengthening the impact of community organizing through direct legal services, advocacy and legislative campaigns, and impact litigation. Previously, Ms. Li was a Robert M. Cover Fellow at Yale Law School, where she taught and supervised... Read More →


Friday October 21, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm
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