Child Advocacy Training for DCVLP Volunteers

Covington & Burling LLP 850 10th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Through our Child Advocacy Program, DCVLP volunteer attorneys serve as court-appointed Guardians Ad Litem (GALs) for vulnerable children ages 0 – 17 who are living in unsafe situations or experiencing significant trauma. This training will prepare volunteers to conduct a thorough investigation of their child client's home life, review important records, attend hearings to advocate […]

Custody & Divorce Practice Area Training for DCVLP Volunteers

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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, […]

SIJS Full-Day Workshop at Hughes Hubbard

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP 1775 I St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”) is unique among immigration relief in that the application process requires the involvement of a state court. A child seeking SIJS must first ask a […]

Civil Protection Order (CPO) Full-Day Workshop at Freshfields

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 700 13 St NW, Washington, United States

Obtaining a protective order is often the first step for a survivor of domestic violence in escaping an abusive relationship. In this full-day workshop, volunteer attorneys will learn how to […]

Family Law Full-Day Workshop at Fried Frank

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

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 […]

Child Advocacy Full-Day Workshop at DLA Piper

DLA Piper 500 8th St NW, Washington, DC

Through our Child Advocacy Program, DCVLP volunteer attorneys serve as court-appointed Guardians Ad Litem (GALs) for vulnerable children ages 0 – 17 who are living in unsafe situations or experiencing […]

Volunteering with DCVLP in Maryland – Info Session

Rockville Memorial Library 21 Maryland Ave, Rockville, United States

Please join us at the Rockville Memorial Library for an informal information session about how to volunteer with us in Montgomery County, Maryland. We'll go over how our library clinic […]