Free CLE: Pro Se Assistance Program Volunteer Attorney Training
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (registration 1:45 p.m.)
Location: Kenneth B. Keating Federal Building
100 State Street, Room B340, Rochester NY 14614
If you are an experienced federal court litigator or appellate attorney, this free CLE training is for you. You can learn about a great way to serve the Court and your community. Starting February 2017 under the leadership of the Honorable Frank P. Geraci, Jr., Chief Judge, WDNY, the Pro Se Assistance Program (PSAP) will provide free limited scope legal assistance to financially eligible pro se litigants in the U.S. District Court WDNY, Rochester Division, on Wednesdays from noon – 2 pm. The PSAP is a joint program of the SUNY Buffalo Law School and Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. (VLSP).
We need your help to make this new program a success. Please join us at this informative FREE CLE to learn more about the PSAP and how you can help.
1:45pm – 2:00pm Registration
2:00pm – 2:05pm Welcome
2:05pm – 2:20pm Introduction to the PSAP
2:20pm – 2:55pm Overview of Pro Se Litigation in WDNY
2:55pm – 3:20pm Limited Scope Representation under the NY Rules of Professional Conduct
3:20pm – 3:30pm Q&A
1.0 hour Professional Practice
0.5 hour Ethics
This program is appropriate only for experienced attorneys.
By attending this training and receiving free CLE credit, you agree to be placed on a volunteer attorney list to be called upon to participate in one (2 hour) volunteer session at the PSAP.
REGISTRATION: Please register by January 15, 2017