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Pro Bono Attorney Training

Pro Bono Attorney Training

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Come learn more about pro bono opportunities to assist victims of domestic violence with injunctions!  This free 3-hour training will cover the basics of obtaining a domestic abuse and harassment injunctions, ethical considerations in drafting retainers for limited-scope representation, and best practices on working with and interviewing victims of domestic violence with a specific focus on victims who have a disability.  This training is sponsored by Quarles & Brady and Disability Rights Wisconsin.   

When:  Tuesday, November 13, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where:  Quarles and Brady, 33 E Main St., #900, Madison, WI 53703 

Presenters: 

  • Emily Feinstein, Partner, Quarles & Brady 
  • Marsha M. Mansfield, Distinguished Clinical Professor and Director, Family Court Clinic, University of Wisconsin Law School 
  • Amy R. Devine, Pro Bono Coordinator, Victim Advocacy Program, Disability Rights Wisconsin 

Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Victim Advocacy Program provides direct services to individuals with disabilities who experience crime.  We are seeking pro bono volunteers to assist clients with obtaining an injunction.  If you would like to volunteer with Disability Rights Wisconsin, please contact Amy Devine at amyd@drwi.org and/or attend this training. Please consider accepting a case for pro bono representation. 

We are applying for 3 CLE credits (1 ethics credit) for this seminar. 

To attend this training, please RSVP to Staci Jensen at Staci.Jensen@quarles.com by Friday, November 9. 

**Parking is available in the Block 89 ramp and attendees should bring their parking ticket to the front desk for validation. 



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