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Family Law Full-Day Workshop at Fried Frank

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

In this training, volunteer attorneys will learn to help domestic violence survivors and their children find long-term safety and stability through a permanent custody and/or divorce order. Major topics covered in this training include the basic dynamics of domestic violence, trauma-informed representation, and understanding the law and procedures regarding child custody and divorce in Washington, DC. New and veteran volunteers are invited to join for this training and are welcome to attend as many sessions as your schedule permits.

Family Law 101 (10:00am – 12:30pm) – Litigating Custody & Divorce Cases
Lunch (12:30pm – 1:00pm)
Special Topic (1:00pm – 1:30pm) – Discussion and Q&A with Special Guest Judge Steven Wellner
Special Topic (1:30pm – 2:30pm) – Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy with Fried Frank’s Women’s Forum and DCVLP’s Client Advocates
Special Topic (2:30pm – 3:00pm) – Closing Arguments with Fried Frank Litigation Associate Kate St. Romain


Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
801 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
801 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
View Venue Website