News from the ORPC – Contracting Update

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00April 19th, 2017|Application, News, Training|

Dear RPCS, As you are likely aware, our application period closed on March 31st.  We completed our review of applicants, and I want to let everyone know what to expect over the next few months.  Our agency was created to provide excellent advocates to parents, and contracting is one of the most important roles of [...]

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Case Law Summary from 4/13

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00April 18th, 2017|Case Law Summary|

Hello All, My apologies for the absolute radio silence over the past few days as our office works through the FY 17 contracting process.  Below are summaries of a few unpublished opinions that came out of the court of appeals last week, dealing with the court’s application of the Strickland standard to IAC claims in [...]

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ICWA case strategies roundtable, April 12, 2017, 8 am

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00April 7th, 2017|Case Strategy, News|

Our first topic specific case strategy roundtable is scheduled for April 12 at 8 am. You can participate in person at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center, via conference call, or via webinar.  We will discuss recent case law updates, provide resources, and discuss strategies for effective advocacy on cases where ICWA applies, or may apply. [...]

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News from the ORPC – 4/5/2017

By |2019-07-15T14:47:52-06:00April 5th, 2017|Billing, Comm_Archive, News|

Greetings RPCs, We are excited to announce that we have filled the Attorney Payment Specialist position.  On April 24th, Sheree Coates will be joining our team.  Sheree has been working in the judicial system in different capacities for 28 years.  Sheree was the Division Clerk for the Chief Judge Harlan R. Bockman for many years [...]

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News from the ORPC – 4/3/2017

By |2017-04-07T20:20:31-06:00April 3rd, 2017|Application, Billing, News|

Dears RPCs, Thank you to all of those who submitted an FY 17/18 RPC application.  We appreciate the time and thought that everyone put into the applications.  We are beginning our review process, and hope to let applicants know our decisions by late April.  As you know Carla’s last day was Friday.  In anticipation of [...]

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