Legal Training & Strategy Retreats for Legal Services Providers

Two-day retreats & training seminars designed for legal services attorneys and paralegals in California

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    Presented by The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law

    The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law is conducting two training retreats that are free of charge to attendees. Legal trainings are approximately 8 hours in duration over the two days. Members of the California Bar will receive CLE credits for attending. Candidates should be attorneys or paralegals employed by non-profit organizations representing low-income clients, pro bono attorneys and supervisors of clinical programs. Details on our training retreats: Retreat #1: October 27-28 in Lake Tahoe Topic: Flores Litigation on Family Detention, Immigration Law Developments & the Surge of Unaccompanied Minors About the Lake Tahoe Waterfront Home: Beautifully renovated, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (total 7 separate beds - each participant will have own bed). Spectacular lake views. The backyard features two large outdoor tables, gas BBQ, two single person kayaks and one two person kayak and 2 stand up paddle boards to enjoy the lake. For photos and description of the retreat property click http://www.vrbo.com/250992. Accommodations are provided at no cost at a unique waterfront home. This retreat will be limited to 7 participants, although more participants are welcome if they arrange own lodging. Selected participants may check-in on or after 5 p.m. on Monday October 26 or before 10 a.m. on Tuesday October 27, and check out the evening of Wednesday October 28. It may be possible upon request to remain until the morning of October 28. The training/strategy discussion will commence 10 a.m. October 27 and conclude at noon October 28. ---------- Retreat #2: December 1-2 in Pacific Grove/Monterey Topic: Constitutional Law - Due Process and Equal Protection principles for legal services attorneys. Accommodations are provided at no cost at a craftsman estate near the beach and Cannery Row. This retreat will be limited to 7 participants, although more participants are welcome if they arrange own lodging. Selected participants may check-in on or after 5 p.m. on Monday November 30 or before 10 a.m. on Tuesday December 1, and check out the evening of Tuesday December 2. It may be possible upon request to remain until the morning of December 3. The training/strategy discussion will commence 10 a.m. December 1st and conclude at about noon December 2nd. Craftsman Estate in Pacific Grove - Monterey: 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, (total 8 separate beds- each participant will have own bed). Please indicate below whether you are willing to share a room with a colleague. The Monterey Aquarium, Cannery Row, and a great bike/walking path along the ocean were all easy walks. For photos and description of the retreat property click http://www.vrbo.com/973498ha. ______ Please use this form to apply to participate. Ideally, we hope that participants would be able to share knowledge and experience with other attendees. Capacity is limited and we can only accommodate early registrants. We will select at most one or two attorneys from each organization to ensure a diverse pool of participants that will share valuable insights with the others. About the Presenters: The trainers are Peter Schey, Executive Director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, Carlos Holguin, General Counsel. Other experts may be invited to join the retreats as trainers. The Center has won many major class action state and federal impact cases and has trained hundreds of attorneys and paralegals in the past. Visit us at: www.centerforhumanrights.org

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