Monday, February 22, 2016

February 23: Pro Bono Litigation Skills 2016

If you want to litigate a pro bono case, then this is the program you have been waiting for. In this program, panelists will discuss pro bono litigation practice with examples from consumer cases. We will cover what you need to do in litigation from both plaintiff and defense perspectives, including drafting and responding to a complaint, motion practice, discovery, and trial. The training is designed for advocates with limited trial experience, but lawyers at all experience levels would benefit from attending.

What You Will Learn

  • Drafting a complaint
  • How to respond to a complaint
  • Tips on discovery practice
  • Settlement considerations
  • Pointers on how to prepare for trial
  • Legal services and non-profit attorneys and pro bono volunteers who want to be well-prepared for their first case or more experienced attorneys who want to be better prepared for the next one, should register to attend.
Pro Bono Litigation Skills 2016
February 23, 2016
9:00 AM Pacific
Feb. 23, 2016
9:00 AM Pacific
Also Presented In-Person In San Francisco, CA
3 or more credits in most jurisdictions

  • Chair: Kent Qian ~ Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project
  • Sharon Djemal ~ Director, Consumer Clinic, East Bay Community Law Center
  • Nelson Goodell ~ The Goodell Law Firm
  • Elizabeth S. Letcher ~ Law Offices of Elizabeth Letcher
  • Scott Maurer ~ Associate Clinical Professor in Consumer Law, Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center
  • Program Attorney: Christina Thompson ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute