The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) provides free civil legal assistance to low income individuals in Cook County. We are dedicated to keeping families safe, using the legal system to combat domestic violence. Our network of volunteers and interns make a difference each and every day. With the ongoing support of our generous contributors, we are able to continue to provide these critical services to keep families safe.
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Please join us for an interactive training designed to demonstrate the experiences of domestic violence survivors and the choices they face, while also providing tips on how to respond to the unique challenges that can arise when representing survivors. CLE credit will be requested for this training.
FACILITATORS: • Zelda Harris, Professor and Director, Dan K. Webb Center for Advocacy, Loyola University School of Law • Alicia Aiken, Executive Director, The Confidentiality Institute
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Training: 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
SEYFARTH SHAW131 South Dearborn Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60603
Please email Danielle Parisi Ruffatto at
This training is provided with support from the Court’s OVW Family Court Enhancement Project in collaboration with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
We thank Neal Gerber & Eisenberg for their assistance in the planning and promotion of this training.
Thank you to everyone who made out 2014 Spring Fundraiser a success, especially to our Platinum Sponsors:
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