Sunday, January 11, 2015

February 5: NYC - Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Training #probono #MCLE

Learn how to help obtain lawful immigration status for undocumented NY youth who have suffered from abuse, abandonment, or neglect. The training will focus on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status ("SIJS"), providing an overview of the laws and institutions involved in SIJS, and guidance for pro bono lawyers working with undocumented youth.
Participants will be enrolled as members of Pro Bono Net’s NYC Pro Bono Center.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited so register ASAP!
Title:
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Training
Part of The Legal Aid Society's 2013-2014 CLE Pro Bono Training Program.
When/Where:
Thursday February 5, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Registration 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Program: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Latham & Watkins LLP
New York, NY
Speakers:
Faculty Chair: Cristina Romero, Esq., Civil Practice and Kathleen Maloney, Esq., Civil Practice
Credit:
2 credits total: 1 hour of professional practice/practice management and 1 hour skills. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.
Cost:
Training is without charge, but attorneys who attend are expected to undertake the pro bono representation of one or more Legal Aid Society clients over the course of the next year. Participants will be enrolled as members of the NYC Pro Bono Center. Participating Attorneys may attend any session, but space is limited and priority is given to law firms whose generosity makes this program possible and who partner with The Legal Aid Society to provide pro bono legal services to low-income New Yorkers. These seminars also are open to SecondActs attorneys transitioning from a full-time legal practice or have retired and wish to contribute their time and expertise on behalf of low-income New Yorkers.  See The Legal Aid Society Website  for more information.about it and its Pro Bono Practice.
By:
The Legal Aid Society
Registration:
Complete the registration form included in this brochure and return as directed inside it.
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