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Celebrate Pro Bono

Family and Consumer Law Pro Bono Bootcamp

Friday October 25 , 2013

  • By: Illinois State Bar Association
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging
    1111 S Alpine Road, Suite 600
    Rockford, IL

Thousands of low-income litigants in Illinois cannot afford an attorney and free legal services organizations alone cannot meet this need. You can be the difference! We are proud to offer you this opportunity to develop your expertise and put your knowledge to work for people in need. This free program is designed to train practitioners in the basics of handling family law and consumer/debt collection cases. Topics include: assisting clients who need to establish or challenge parentage of a minor; establishing the initial child custody or visitation order; modifying, enforcing or establishing a child support order in Illinois; assisting clients with debt collection problems; the citation process for discovery of assets in Illinois; and ethical issues that can arise during the negotiation process on behalf of individuals. In exchange for the commitment to handle just one pro bono case, attendees receive free training and MCLE credit!

  • CLE Credit Comments: 6.50 MCLE hours, including 1.00 Professional Responsibility MCLE credit hours (PMCLE credit subject to approval)

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