View from the Bench

The Twenty-third Annual
View from the Bench: The Juvenile
Court Justices of Middlesex County

Sponsored by the Massachusetts Juvenile Bar Association

Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 4:30-7:30 P.M

Watertown Police Station
552 Main Street, First Floor
Watertown, MA 02472


Debra L. Smith, Esq. & Michael F. Kilkelly, Esq.


  • Mike Kilkelly and Debbie Smith: Updates in the Case Law
  • Judge Blitzman: Welcoming Remarks
  • Judge King Status of the Foster Care System
  • Judge Oker: Suggestions for working with PYA Young Adults
  • Judge Roache: Thoughts about the New Program Pathways
  • Judge Tan: Challenges and Benefits of the New Juvenile Court Rules.

Donation: $65

The donation for the seminar will reimburse the Massachusetts Juvenile Bar Association for materials and light dinner. Space is Limited.

Registration required: by May 27, 2019.
Register and pay online with a $65 donation via credit card or debit card at

Questions regarding registration: Please contact Jillian G. Ellis at,  508-989-4519. Questions about the program, please e-mail Michael Kilkelly at or Deb Smith at


The 23rd Annual
View from the Bench: The Juvenile Court Justices of Middlesex County
Thursday, May 30th, 2019
4:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M.


  • Conference fees are non refundable after 5-24-19.

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