May 02, 2019 9:45 PM | JAMELL ISIDOR (Administrator)


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 

Your Commitment

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 jcummings20@fordham.eduor (212) 636-6222.


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