D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Training: Child Custody Training (2-Part Series - Thursday, November 2nd & Tuesday, November 7th, 2017)

Date & Time: Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:45 pm to 8:45 pm

CLE Credit: No

Event Description

Part 1: Thursday, November 2nd, 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Part 2: Tuesday, November 7th, 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.  


There is a particularly pressing and unmet need for pro bono legal services in family law cases.This training session is designed to equip attorneys who have had little or no experience in family law matters to competently and comfortably handle custody and support matters for pro bono clients. The training will focus primarily on child custody proceedings in the District of Columbia involving indigent or low income families.


The Child Custody training will cover:

What is Child Custody?

Filing a Child Custody

Case View from the Bench

3rd Party Child Custody Cases 

Domestic Violence

Case Preparation 

Courtroom Proceedings  


Important Information:

No particular expertise is required to participate

Appropriate for attorneys and attorney/paralegal teams (paralegals must attend with an attorney)

Training participants must agree to accept two pro bono referrals from at least one of the sponsoring organizations unless the volunteer is currently handling a pro bono family law case with one of these organizations.


*PLEASE NOTE: This requirement is not applicable to D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Advocacy & Justice Clinic participants.*  


Sponsors: Bread for the City; Catholic Charities; Children's Law Center; Columbus Community Legal Services; Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia


 Co-Sponsors: Family Law & Litigation Communities    


This training has been relocated to the law firm of Miller & Chevalier. Located at 900 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

Miller & Chevalier
900 16th St., NW
Washington DC 20006
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Contact Information
Stanley Augustin
Phone: 202-737-4700 x3293
Fax: 202-942-9752

Attorneys Fee $25.00

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