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Carolyn Silvers

The Legal Aid Society
Attorney-in-Charge, Queens Office, Juvenile Rights Practice,
Jamaica, NY, USA


Carolyn Silvers is the Attorney-in-Charge of the Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice Queens trial office.  In her 29 years with JRP, Carolyn has represented young people in child protective, juvenile delinquency, and PINS case in New York City Family Courts in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens and has also supervised staff in all five boroughs.  For eighteen years, Carolyn has also worked as an instructor for the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA).  She received a B.S. degree from Northwestern University in 1984 and her J.D. in 1987 from the New York University School of Law.
Carolyn Silvers is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity - 20th Annual Children’s Law Institute, Monday, July 31, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Children's Law Institute (20th Annual)
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters New York Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.6: Confidentiality of Information, available at http://www.nysba.org/professionalstandards/ - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
The Legal Aid Society, Consenting to Continued Foster Care for Incapacitated Clients over Age 18 - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
New York Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.14: Client with Diminished Capacity, available at http://www.nysba.org/professionalstandards/ - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
New York CPLR § 1201. Representation of infant, incompetent person, or conservatee - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
Judiciary, 22 NYCRR 7.2, Function of the attorney for the child - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity - Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity , Monday, July 31, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity - Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity , Monday, July 31, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity - Ethical Issues That Arise When Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity , Monday, July 31, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 20th Annual Children’s Law Institute, Friday, August 04, 2017, New York, NY
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