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The Basic CLARO Training Program

Monday April 29

  • By: Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Brooklyn Bar Association
    123 Remsen Street
    1st floor
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Contact:
    Kate Evanciew
    Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
  • Website:

Topics include: Introduction to CLARO; Ethical Considerations; Client Interaction; Pre-Litigation & The Life of a Debt; The Court Process & Key Motions; Substantive Defenses; Negotiating a Settlement; Stipulations; Preparing the Pro Se Consumer Debt Defendant for Trial

Your Commitment

This course is FREE to those who volunteer for six total hours with CLARO by October 31, 2013. The commitment may be different for the Civil Court programs.

Volunteers may serve one of the following consumer debt pro se assistance programs, all of which provide limited legal advice to unrepresented consumers: Bronx CLARO; Brooklyn CLARO; Manhattan CLARO (must be a NYCLA member or Fordham Law School alumnus/a); Queens CLARO; Staten Island CLARO; Westchester CLARO; The Civil Court Consumer Debt Lawyer for the Day Program; The Civil Court Help Center Consumer Debt Advice Program.

To register:

Please email requested information on attached form to Kate Evanciew at or fax to the attention of Kate Evanciew at 718-624-3926.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 3 MCLE CREDITS: 1.5 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, 1.5 SKILLS Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for each 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.
  • Attachment(s): April 29 CLARO Training.pdf

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Yoana Rodriguez is a lawyer from Guatemala whose main interest lies with human rights, specifically with indigenous communities and women’s rights. Rodriguez volunteers regularly at The Advocates for Human Rights on their National Asylum Help Line, or Linea de Ayuda Nacional de Asilo. LEARN MORE

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