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EYL151102 Domestic Violence Restraining Order Project Training
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Are you interested in representing victims of domestic violence seeking civil restraining orders? If so, attend this training session for firms and attorneys interested in representing victims of domestic abuse. The program is presented by Connecticut Legal Services, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Robinson & Cole LLP, the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the CBA YLS Section.

11/2/2015
When: Monday, November 2, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Robinson+Cole LLP
280 Trumbull St
Hartford, Connecticut  06103
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section, Connecticut Legal Services, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Robinson+Cole LLP, and the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

About the Program:
Are you interested in representing victims of domestic violence seeking civil restraining orders?  If so, attend this training session presented by Connecticut Legal Services, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Robinson & Cole LLP, and the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The program will provide instruction in applying for civil restraining orders on behalf of  victims of domestic abuse under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 42b-15.  Representation is done in a limited scope capacity under the Judicial Branch’s current family matters and family support magistrate matters pilot program.  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
  • About the View from the Bench
Who Should Attend:
Any attorney interested in an opportunity to assist victims of domestic violence.

 

Speakers:
Nuala E. Droney, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford
Kristin Etela, Chemtura Corporation, Middlebury
Amanda E. Gordon, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford
Representatives from the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Connecticut Judicial Branch and Connecticut Legal Services

Event Cost: FREE (Includes lunch)

This program is also offered on November 11, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the Litchfield Community Center.  See the Education Calendar to register.