CLE: Civil Court Pro Se Debtor Assistance and the CLARO Project – 2009

Registration Flier Tuesday, October 27, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Brooklyn Bar Association – 123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn

3 MCLE Credits (1.5 Professional Practice; 1.5 Skills) – Appropriate for Both Newly Admitted & Experienced Attorneys

Introduction by: Laurie B. Milder, Esq., Special Counsel, NY State Courts Access to Justice Program
Presentations by: Sidney Cherubin, Esq., Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project; Elizabeth Kane, Esq., Public Service Program Office, Brooklyn Law School; Anamaria Segura, Esq., MFY Legal Services; Claudia Wilner, Esq., NEDAP; Sarah Heller, LCSW-R, MFY Legal Services and Evan Denerstein, CLARO/SAG Brooklyn Law School.

Topics include: Introduction to CLARO; Ethical Considerations; Client Interaction; Pre-Litigation & The Life of a Debt; The Court Process & Key Motions; Substantive Defenses; Negotiating a Settlement; Stipulations; Preparing the Pro Se Consumer Debt Defendant for Trial and Client-Attorney Session Simulations.

This course is FREE to those who volunteer for two or more sessions with one of the CLARO or Civil Court consumer debt pro se assistance programs listed on the registration form before April 27, 2010. Experienced attorneys who volunteer receive an additional MCLE credit for every six (6) hours of volunteer service.

Co-Sponsored by: Bronx County Bar Association, CLARO/SAG Brooklyn Law School, Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School, New York City Bar, New York County Lawyers’ Association and Queens County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Please complete the registration form to register.