Community Legal Project Spring Training

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Monday, January 14, 2013

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Classroom 4082

The CommunityLegalProjectis a partnership program between UNC Law and the Compass Center for Women and Families that provides clients with needed information on family or landlord/tenant law.
At the clinic, which is held each Thursday evening, student volunteers meet with clients to gather information about the client's case, conduct research, and produce a brief memo that they submit to the CLP coordinators. We send the memo to be reviewed by an attorney and have it back to the student before their follow-up appointment with the client two weeks later.
Student volunteers receive training on maintaining confidentiality, providing legal information rather than advice, and working with clients who are often at a very emotional time in their lives. It is a great opportunity for students to practice interviewing and "real world" research skills!
UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


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