CLE: Introduction to HAMP and Foreclosure Settlement Conference Advocacy

When: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 – 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn

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2MCLE CREDITS: 1 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, 1 SKILLS
Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys

Presented by JENNIFER SINTON, Deputy Director, South Brooklyn Legal Services Foreclosure Prevention Project and ERICA JO GILLES, Deputy Director for Advocacy and Outreach, South Brooklyn Legal Services Foreclosure Prevention Project

Program Overview
This program, intended for homeowner advocates only, is an introductory training regarding the Home Affordable Modification Program and foreclosure settlement conference advocacy. This training will provide an overview of the HAMP program and settlement conference process and basic advocacy tools to successfully resolve foreclosure cases on behalf of homeowners. The program will also include training on the new settlement conference law and rules, revised HAMP guidelines, and Q&A.

Your Commitment
This course is intended solely for homeowner advocates who plan to volunteer through the VLP Foreclosure Intervention Project. There is no charge for the training. Participants agree to accept at least one pro bono referral for a Foreclosure or other matter from the VLP before January 14, 2011. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

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CLE: Modification and Enforcement of Orders of Child Support in Family Court

When: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 – 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn
2 MCLE CREDITS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys

Presented by:

PATRICK GARCIA, Esq., The Law Office of Patrick R. Garcia
SIDNEY CHERUBIN, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers Project

Program Overview:
Join us for a discussion modification proceedings and enforcement proceedings in family court. The course materials consist of two case law digests. The course assumes a basic familiarity with child support proceedings.

Your Commitment:
The cost of this course is $100 or is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono referral from the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project before December 23, 2010. Experienced attorneys may receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.