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Attorneys needed to help low-income Indianapolis residents

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The Health and Human Rights Clinic at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is looking for attorneys to team with its clinical faculty to provide pro bono representation to low-income residents in Indianapolis.

The program will provide law school graduates and attorneys with a chance to learn and develop practice skills while providing legal representation to those in need. The HHRC staff will provide training and support to volunteers during their representation of clients.

The program includes free full-day procedural and substantive training in various practice areas such as housing, consumer and public benefits law in exchange for accepting pro bono cases.

To participate in the program, volunteers must attend the training session from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at the law school. An application for CLE credit is pending in anticipation of offering six hours of free CLE credit to attendees who accept pro bono cases. RSVP no later than Feb. 17 to gsmallwo@iupui.edu or call 317-278-0202.

The program is supported by the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

 

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