UPCOMING BASIC CLARO TRAINING PROGRAMS
Volunteer to provide limited legal advice and assistance to unrepresented consumers at court-based legal clinics.
We currently have two Basic CLARO Trainings scheduled for this Spring/Early Summer. Please see the details below for each:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Where: New York County Lawyers Association
14 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10007
To register for the May 15th Training, please click HERE.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Where: Wagner College
One Campus Road
Wagner Union Hall, 2nd Fl., Room 201
Staten Island, NY 10301
To register for the June 4th Training, please click HERE.
Or Visit: https://www.fordham.edu/info/23202/events
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
To receive 3 CLE credits you must volunteer for 6 hours total with CLARO by December 31, 2019. Please allow between 4 and 6 weeks to receive the CLE certificate.
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 or visit the program website 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (212) 636-6222.