Pathways for Families: Family Law Workshop Series

Covington & Burling LLP 850 10th St 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 […]

Bankruptcy for Domestic Violence Survivors: A Primer on the Law & Client Counseling (Part I)

Zoom

(External Training) Economic security is a critical way of ensuring survivor safety. The bankruptcy process can serve as a valuable tool for survivors to address debt and overcome credit-related barriers to employment, housing, and more. Attorneys who represent survivors also need to know how to advise their clients when an abuser files or threatens to […]

Bankruptcy for Domestic Violence Survivors: A Primer on the Law & Client Counseling (Part II)

Zoom

(External Training) Economic security is a critical way of ensuring survivor safety. The bankruptcy process can serve as a valuable tool for survivors to address debt and overcome credit-related barriers to employment, housing, and more. Attorneys who represent survivors also need to know how to advise their clients when an abuser files or threatens to file […]

Lunch & Learn: Using Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) to Protect Survivors from Gun Violence

Crowell & Moring LLP 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) were enacted in 2019 by the DC Council to create a new form of protection aimed at preventing gun violence. Like most “red flag” laws, this measure permits law enforcement to seek a protection order against an individual who would be a danger to themselves or others if they possess […]

DCVLP Guardian ad Litem Workshop Series

DLA Piper 500 8th St NW, Washington, DC

We are excited to continue our return to in-person trainings! New and veteran volunteers are invited to join us for a full-day GAL workshop series on Thursday, May 18, 2023. 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Advocating for Children: Representing the Best Interests of Vulnerable Children as Guardians ad Litem 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Lunch […]

Safety Through Civil Protection Orders: A legal training for Summer Associates

Hogan Lovells LLP 555 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC

In this training, Summer Associates will learn how to help domestic violence survivors find immediate safety from their abusers through a Civil Protection Order (CPO), or “stay-away” order. Major topics covered in this training include the basic dynamics of domestic violence, trauma-informed representation, the laws and procedures regarding civil protection orders in DC, and effectively […]

Summer Training Series (1/3): Negotiations

Zoom

Volunteer attorneys will learn key negotiation frameworks and skills that will help them to obtain a favorable resolution in their client's case. Zoom link provided upon registration. (function(d, s) { var js, el = d.getElementsByTagName(s); window.BB_REG_FORM_ID = "d70190ca-3b71-4fe2-ae23-2355141694f9"; window.BB_REG_FORM_ENVIRONMENT_ID = "p-cnOu7O1Z7U2wXFJ76Tm-og"; window.BB_REG_FORM_HEADER_HEIGHT = 0; // If your page has a header/overlay, then you can set […]

D.C. Superior Court Open House

DC Superior Court 500 Indiana Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

When: 20 June 2023, 11:50 am to 1:30 pm Where: D.C. Superior Court Moultrie Courthouse (500 Indiana Ave., NW) Cost: Free Co-hosted by the D.C. Superior Court Pro Bono and Affordable Counsel Committee Have you been to the D.C. Superior Court?  Have you met a D.C. Superior Court Judge?  Do you want to help persons of limited means […]