When: Thursday, October 7, 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 Sarah Nolan, Project Coordinator, BDS
Premila Reddy, HILAP Volunteer Attorney
Marianne Yang, Immigration Unit Director, BDS
Sarah Vendzules, Immigration Attorney, BDS
Meredith Fortin, Staff Attorney, Lutheran Social Services of New York
Topics Include: Deferred Action Status; Extension of Authorized Stay; Possible TPS for Haitians living here before the earthquake; Perspectives from a volunteer attorney; and more.
This course is open to attorneys who agree to volunteer for at least two sessions of the Haitian Immigration Legal Assistance Project (HILAP) before April 7, 2010. The HILAP program was created shortly after the January, 2010 earthquake to provide emergency legal assistance to Haitian immigrants in Brooklyn. HILAP clinics meet on alternate Mondays in Flatbush, Brooklyn; occasional weekend sessions may also be available. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.
To register, download the registration form.