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