Keeping Up in Turbulent Times:
Public Interest Practice in 2012
This full day CLE program will offer 5 substantive and 1 ethics CLE credits and will present a wide array of hot topics in public interest law for public interest attorneys, pro bono practitioners, judges and private practice attorneys who are interested in learning more about public interest law and cutting edge issues affecting the pro bono legal community.
The opening panel presentation will address how a hypothetical family continues to struggle in the recession and how changes in the law and policy have affected them in areas such as employment, education and immigration.
The Agenda Includes:
8:50 - 9:00
Welcome and Introduction - PBI and Chair, Delivery of Legal Services Committee
9:00 - 10:30 Opening Plenary: Back to the Nickelby Family
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Breakout Sessions - Choose One
1. Collateral Consequences of Criminal Records
2. Multi-Forum Advocacy: Coordinating Advocacy In and Out of the Courtroom
3. Working with Traumatized Clients
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch (included in your tuition)
1:15 - 2:45 Breakout Sessions - Choose One
1. Identity Issues
2. How Changes in Public Benefits Programs Will Affect Your Clients
3. Family Law for the Non-Family Law Practitioner
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:30 Closing Plenary: Remedies for Bias in the Court System
Program Schedule Subject to Change.