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DC Pro Bono Week 2017: Affiliated Trainings

In addition to the main DC Pro Bono Week events, a series of affiliated trainings will take place before, during, and after Pro Bono Week. The full list is below:

September 27 

DC Bar Pro Bono Center – Public Benefits Training Series: TANF Session – Cash Assistance for Families in Need
Wednesday, September 27
12:00–2:00 pm
DC Bar Conference Center (1101 K Street NW)
Register

October 2

DC Bar Pro Bono Center – Landlord Tenant Resource Center Training
Monday, October 2
12:00–2:00 pm
McDermott Will & Emery (500 North Capitol Street NW)
Please RSVP by email to Teresa Karama Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

October 4

DC Bar Pro Bono Center – Probate Resource Center Training Session
Wednesday, October 4
12:00–2:00 pm
DC Bar Conference Center (1101 K Street NW)
Register

October 11

DC Law Students in Court: “Sealing DC Criminal Records”
Wednesday, October 11
6:00–8:00 pm
UDC Law School Moot Courtroom (4340 Connecticut Ave NW)
Register

October 12

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless: October New Volunteer Training
Thursday, October 12
10:30 am–2:30 pm (lunch will be provided)
Please email WLCH’s Volunteer Coordinator, Kelsey Vaughan, to receive location information and a volunteer application, or with any questions (and if you are interested in volunteering but are unable to attend on the 12th, please contact Kelsey ASAP for information about additional training opportunities in September)!

October 16

Tzedek DC: Legal Help for People in Debt Volunteer Training
Monday, October 16
12:00–1:30 pm
Venable (600 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
RSVP to Elana Handleman before the training date.

A second training will be held on Thursday, November 9 from 12:00–1:30 pm at Steptoe & Johnson (1330 Connecticut Avenue NW).

October 17

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project – Pro Bono Training: Representing Domestic Violence Victims in Family Law Cases
Tuesday, October 17
10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Fried Frank LLP (950 F Street NW)
With any questions or to RSVP, please email Emilia Plater-Zyberk (eplaterzyberk@dcvlp.org). If you are interested in volunteering but can’t attend on the 17th, please email Emilia for information on other training options.

October 20

DC Bar Pro Bono Center: DC Family Court Volunteer Attorney Negotiator Program 
Friday, October 20
11:00 am–3:00 pm
DC Bar Conference Center (1101 K Street NW)
Register

October 23

Neighborhood Legal Services: Volunteer & Community Open House
Monday, October 23
3:00–5:00 pm
Dorothy Height/ Benning Library (3935 Benning Road NE)
No RSVP required

October 24

Veterans Consortium: Pro Bono Program Volunteer Training
Tuesday, October 24
5:00–6:00 pm
Columbus School of Law (3600 John McCormack Drive NE, Room 211)
To register please email Leigh Hillebrand, Coordinator, Volunteer Outreach and Education.

Capital Area Muslim Bar Association (CAMBA): “Give Us Your iPhone!”: Fourth Amendment at the Border
Tuesday, October 24
6:00 pm
Arent Fox (1717 K Street NW)
Register

October 25

Children’s Law Center: Special Education Case Rounds: How School Systems Work in DC
Wednesday, October 25
12:30–2:00 pm
McDermott Will & Emery (500 North Capitol Street NW)
Register

If there are particular areas or questions that you would like us to discuss, please email them in advance to Mollie Jackson. Light refreshments will be served.

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project: Children in Court: Key Perspectives on Child Testimony
Wednesday, October 25
9:30–11:00 am
K&L Gates (1601 K Street NW # 1)
Register

October 26

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless – Volunteer Training
Thursday, October 26
5:00–6:00 pm
Columbus School of Law (3600 John McCormack Drive NE, Room 307)
Please RSVP to WLCH’s Volunteer Coordinator, Kelsey Vaughan to receive location information and a volunteer application, or with any questions.

Catholic Charities of DC and HIAS: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in Maryland
Thursday, October 26
9:30 am–12:30 pm
HIAS Silver Spring (1300 Spring Street, Suite 500; Silver Spring, MD)
Attorneys should RSVP to probono@cc-dc.org

October 27

Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC): Title IX Training
Friday, October 27
10:00 am–2:00 pm
Alston & Bird (950 F Street NW)
Space is limited. All attorneys should RSVP to melanie@nvrdc.org

November 1

DC Bar Pro Bono Center: Public Benefits Training Series: Eligibility for Public Health Insurance in DC
Wednesday, November 1
12:00–3:00 pm
DC Bar Conference Center (1101 K Street NW)
Register