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National Public Interest College of Advocacy

Friday October 11 -
Friday October 18 2013

IN COLLABORATION WITH BENCHMARK INSTITUTE FOUNDATION, the NATIONAL PUBLIC INTEREST COLLEGE OF ADVOCACY develops the fundamental skills and information necessary to competently serve low income and underrepresented communities. It includes law and motion, legal planning and problem solving, deposition and negotiation skills; substantive law overviews; and leadership skills of cross-cultural communication and collaboration. Tracks for lawyers, advocates, and support staff.

This 8-day training begins with registration on Friday, October 11 at 1:45 p.m. and ends on Friday, October 18 at 1:00 p.m.

  • CLE Credit Comments: The College normally qualifies for CLE credit throughout the United States. The State Bar of California has approved the College for MCLE credit totaling 51 hours, including 1 hour for the elimination of bias credit. Benchmark certifies that the College conforms to standards for approved education activities prescribed by the State Bar of California regulations governing minimum continuing legal education.

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Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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