CLE: Civil Court Pro Se Debtor Assistance and the CLARO Program: Basic Training

When: TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010 – 6:00pm-9:00pm
Where: New York City Civil Court, 111 Centre Street, 11th Floor Jury Room

3 MCLE CREDITS (1.5 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE; 1.5 SKILLS) – APPROPRIATE FOR BOTH NEWLY ADMITTED & EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS

This course is FREE to those who volunteer for 6 total hours with CLARO or 12 total hours with the Civil Court consumer debt pro se assistance programs by October 29, 2010. In some circumstances, experienced attorneys who volunteer receive an additional MCLE credit for each six (6) hours of volunteer service.

TO REGISTER please email vlpcivil@courts.state.ny.us
For more information, please contact: Dora Galacatos of the Feerick Center at galacatos@law.fordham.edu.

Volunteers can serve one of the following consumer debt pro se assistance programs, all of which provide limited legal advice to unrepresented debtor-defendants:

• Bronx CLARO
• Brooklyn CLARO
• Manhattan CLARO (must be a NYCLA member or Fordham Law School alumnus/a)
• Queens CLARO
• The Civil Court Consumer Debt Lawyer for the Day Program, Brooklyn
• The Civil Court Help Center Consumer Debt Advice Program, Manhattan

Presented by: The NYS Courts Access to Justice Program and the CLARO Program Partners: New York City Bar, Bronx County Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, CLARO/SAG Brooklyn Law School, Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School, New York County Lawyers’ Association and Queens County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

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by Diana Wooden