In collaboration with the Lawyers Club of San Diego, Casa Cornelia Law Center will offer a Volunteer Attorney Information Session and Asylum Law and Procedure attorney training.


INFORMATION SESSION:

Date: THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018

Time: 4:30P.M. - 5:30P.M.

Location: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Room 325, 1155 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101


Please REGISTER for a Casa Cornelia Volunteer Attorney INFORMATION SESSION we are holding in response to the recent outpouring of interest from prospective volunteer attorneys in San Diego who wold like to do pro bono work with Casa Cornelia. This is not an MCLE event, but rather an informal discussion where we can address your questions about current events, recent policy changes and pro bono all at once in a group setting. We will discuss the types of volunteer opportunities available, and what might be the best fit. Questions are welcome! This information Session is limited to licensed attorneys and law students.


ASYLUM LAW AND PROCEDURE TRAINING:

Date: THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018

Time: 5:45P.M. - 8:00P.M. (2.0 hours of MCLE of credit available, with a 15 minute break)

Location: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Room 325, 1155 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101


Learning objectives for the Asylum Training:

1). Identify the statutorily-required elements for Asylum (and related protection) and legally-sufficient evidence to support the claim

2). Timely prepare a complete application for Asylum (and related protection) and competently represent the client before the Immigration Court and/or the Asylum Office; and

3). Represent the client in a trauma-informed, age-appropriate manner.


RSVPs are required, as space is limited. If you are a licensed Attorney or law student and would like to participate in the Information Session and/or Asylum Training, please register by using this form. Please note that these events were previously limited to Lawyers Club of San Diego Members only, and have now been opened to non-members. Please contact Pro Bono Program Director, Katherine Paculba Lacher at  KPaculba@CasaCornelia.org, or 619-231-7788, x304 with any questions.


Casa Cornelia Law Center is extremely grateful to Lawyers Club of San Diego for their efforts in collaboration, and to Thomas Jefferson School for Law, for generously providing space. 


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"Volunteer Attorneys Frequently Asked Questions."​​