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Domestic Violence Training & Orders of Protection
Date: 05/15/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: YLS Executive Council
MCLE Credit: As of 05/14/2015, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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The first half of this seminar will familiarize attorneys with domestic violence, including but not limited to the different types of abuse and the signs indicating same. The second half of the program will provide attorneys with a detailed discussion on the nuts and bolts of preparing an order of protection case for victims from start to finish. Proceeds from registration fees will be donated to a local domestic violence shelter. Opportunities for pro bono representation of domestic violence victims may be offered.

Kathleen A. Doherty, Executive Director, Between Friends
Danielle Parisi Ruffatto, Pro Bono Director, Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
Hon. Pamela E. Loza, Supervising Judge, Parentage Child Support Enforcement Court of the Domestic Relations Division, Circuit Court of Cook County

MODERATOR: Beth F. McCormack, Founding Principal, Kamerlink Stark McCormack and Powers, LLC

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