Representing Custodial Suspects at Police Stations

Topics:
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Pro Bono Program/Legal Services Organization

Sponsor(s): First Defense Legal Aid
Date: 11/06/2013
Time: 05:30PM - 07:30PM
Location: Seyfarth Shaw 131 S. Dearborn, #2400, Chicago, IL 60603
Speakers: Emanuel Andre

First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) maintains a 24 hour Police Custody Hotline which provides free legal representation to persons in police custody in Cook County. In an effort to recruit additional volunteers to staff the Police Custody Hotline and to spread awareness about the organization, FDLA is hosting a volunteer orientation worth 2 free CLE credits! The orientation will be held on November 6th, 2013 at Seyfarth Shaw, 131 S. Dearborn, Suite 2400 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Come learn how to, and why, volunteer for FDLA. All Illinois licensed attorneys and 711 licensed or eligible law students or graduates are eligible to volunteer for FDLA's Police Custody Hotline. An RSVP is however required to Michelle@First-Defense.org.