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Fordham University: Basic CLARO Training

  • 26 Mar 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Fordham University - Rose Hill Campus 2691 Southern Boulevard McGinley Center, Room 235 Bronx, NY 10458



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 

Your Commitment

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 jcummings20@fordham.edu or (212) 636-6222.


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