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Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice, Bronx County Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.: Basic CLARO Training

  • 06 Mar 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wagner College One Campus Road Wagner Union Hall, 2nd Fl., Room 201 Staten Island, NY

The Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office ("CLARO") is a limited, legal advice project for unrepresented debtor-defendants.

CLARO is an innovative and collaborative effort, staffed and run by bar associations, legal services providers, and local law schools and colleges.

Volunteer lawyers are needed to assist the significant numbers of unrepresented litigants who have a pressing need for legal services on a host of consumer law issues, particularly consumer debt.The volunteer attorneys in the CLARO Programs help visitors by explaining the court process, reviewing their case files, preparing court papers and giving advice that will help to resolve their consumer debt issues.

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

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