Navigating Pandemic Complexities in Representing Domestic Violence Survivors: Pro Bono Best Practices (09/29/2021)
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Join us for a program that will focus on navigating pandemic complexities in representing domestic violence survivors, provide best practices for working with survivors and offer local virtual pro bono opportunities. This program is hosted in partnership with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the 7th Circuit Bar Association Pro Bono & Public Service Committee.
Welcoming remarks by Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
April Flores-Brayton, Director of Community Based and Suburban Safe House Services, WINGS Program, Inc.
Stephanie Love-Patterson, Executive Director, Connections for Abused Women and their Children
Danielle Parisi Ruffatto, Managing Director of Family Law and Protective Orders Division, Ascend Justice
Melissa O. Picciola, Director of Volunteer Services, Legal Aid Chicago
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