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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Project Training (EYL180503)
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/3/2018
When: Thursday, May 3, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce
39 West Street
Danbury, Connecticut  06810
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


Online registration is available until: 5/3/2018
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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Robinson & Cole LLP, and Statewide Legal Services

Seminar Code EYL180503

CLE Credit
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits (Ethics)

About the Program:

Are you interested in representing victims of domestic violence seeking civil restraining orders?  Statewide Legal Services, Robinson & Cole LLP, and the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence will hold a training for attorneys interested in representing victims of domestic abuse applying for civil restraining orders (applications for relief from abuse) under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 42b-15.  Representation is done in a limited scope capacity. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community with some pro bono work that packs a punch by helping those greatly in need with just a couple hours of commitment. 

You Will Learn:
  • The law of civil restraining orders in Connecticut
  • Considerations in representing victims of domestic violence
  • The logistics of starting a pro bono program representing victims of domestic violence
  • Information on the view from the Bench
  • Voluntary Pro Bono Service under Rule 6
  • Limited Scope Representation, engagement letters, terminating engagements
  • Client Communications and Rule 1.4
  • Conflicts of Interest (Rule 1.7)
Who Should Attend:
Any attorney interested in an opportunity to assist victims of domestic violence.

 

Speakers:

Kelly Frye Barnett, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford

Ashleigh Blackman, Statewide Legal Services, Wethersfield

Dan A. Brody, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford
Nuala E. Droney, Robinson & Cole, Hartford
Kathryn Jones, Danbury Superior Court, Danbury
Geralyn O’Neil-Wild, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Wethersfield

 

Cost: 

FREE (Includes a light dinner)


Register at ctbar.org, e-mail msc@ctbar.org, or  call (844)469-2221.

 

 

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