Upcoming Attorney Trainings


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Volunteer Attorney Information Session

Friday, March 8, 2019
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Casa Cornelia Law Center, 2760 Fifth Avenue, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92103

The Information Session is not an MCLE event, but rather an informal discussion over coffee where we can address attorney 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 session is reserved for licensed attorneys. Space is limited, so kindly RSVP to Pro Bono Program Assistant Rosa Vargas at RVargas@CasaCornelia.org.


Asylum Law and Procedure Training


Monday, March 11, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:15pm, (2.0 hours of MCLE of credit available, with a 15 minute break)


Location: Casa Cornelia Law Center, 2760 Fifth Ave. Ste. 200, San Diego CA 92103

Learning objectives for the Asylum training:
While representing a client assigned by CCLC:
 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 and would like to participate in training, please contact Pro Bono Program Assistant Rosa Vargas at RVargas@CasaCornelia.org or 619-231-7788 x334.