BASIC CLARO TRAINING PROGRAM
Volunteer to provide limited legal advice and assistance to unrepresented consumers at legal clinics.
When: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Click HERE to REGISTER
Or Visit: https://www.fordham.edu/info/23202/events
Where: Fordham University
Rose Hill Campus
2691 Southern Boulevard
McGinley Center, Room 235 Bronx, NY 10458
(parking will be available by the main entrance)
3 CLE CREDITS: 1.5 Professional Practice, 1.5 Skills
Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys
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
To receive 3 CLE credits you must volunteer for six hours total with CLARO by September 30, 2019.
Volunteers may serve with one of the following consumer debt pro se assistance programs, all of which provide limited legal advice to unrepresented consumers:
- Bronx CLARO
- Brooklyn CLARO
- Manhattan CLARO (must be a NYCLA member or Fordham Law School alumnus/a)
- Queens CLARO
- Staten Island CLARO
- Westchester CLARO
For more information about the CLARO Programs, view a video here.
Please feel free to forward this notice to anyone who may be interested in becoming a volunteer with the CLARO Program.
Volunteers who have participated through a CLARO Program for at least six months will also be eligible to volunteer for limited-scope consumer clinics to serve low-income veterans and their family members through the Feerick Center's Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans Program.
For more information, please contact Julia Cummings at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 636-6222.