Issues in Accessibility in Domestic Relations (11/15/23)
This seminar seeks to address common issues in accessibility to representation in family law matters pending in domestic relations matters. Speakers will address topics including access to representation for multi-lingual litigants and incarcerated litigants, working with self-represented litigants, and access to pro bono resources for underserved litigants.
Alexis Mansfield, Incarcerated Survivors Division, Ascend Justice
Phillip J. Mohr, Deputy Director, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Robert Zielinski, Supervising Attorney, Child Rep, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Sarah Hawkins, Office of the Cook County Public Guardian, Domestic Relations Division
Hon. Edward A. Arce, Cook County Circuit Court, Domestic Relations Division
Hon. Maritza Martinez, Cook County Circuit Court, Domestic Relations Division
Colleen Breems, Beermann LLP
Anna Aguilar, The Law Office of Erin M. Wilson, LLC
Chairs, YLS Family Law Committee
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