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Free CLE - Orders of Protection: Empowering Attorneys for Action
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About 25 percent of women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Research shows that the success rate for a survivor obtaining a protective order against an attacker increases by over 50 percent when the survivor is represented by an attorney. This CLE will train lawyers to meet this Access to Justice need for domestic violence survivors.

8/2/2019
When: August 2, 2019
8:45 AM
Where: Alexander Blewett III School of Law, Room 201
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, Montana  59812
United States
Contact: Dylan McFarland
406-206-5747


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Orders of Protection: Empowering Attorneys for Action

-4.5 Montana CLE Credits Pending 

Schedule

 8:00-8:45am Registration                                
 8:45-9:00am

Welcome and Introduction
Hon. Dana L. Christensen, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Montana

 9:00-10:00am

 Access to Justice in Montana
Justice Beth Baker, Supreme Court of Montana 

Meeting our Pro Bono Responsibilities Under the Montana Rules of Professional Conduct
Professor Jordan Gross, Alexander Blewett III School of Law

 10:00-11:00am

Client Counseling in Domestic Violence Cases and the Need for Pro Bono Services
Diana E. Garrett, Supervising Attorney, Domestic Violence Practice Group, Montana Legal Services Association

 11:00-12:00pm

Drafting Orders of Protection Applications and Supporting Survivors During Hearings
Morgan E. Dake, Crowley Fleck PLLP, Pro Bono Associate

 12:00-1:15pm Lunch on Own 
 1:15-2:45pm

Judges' Panel
Moderated by Dylan M. McFarland, Attorney, Knight Nicastro MacKay, LLC 

3:30pm - Kathleen L. DeSoto Investiture to Follow
Russell Smith Courthouse, 201 E. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802

Federal Bar Association Reception to Follow Investiture
Russell Smith courthouse

 

Parking

Attendees will need to pay to park on the UM Campus. You may purchase a single day parking pass for $3.50 at the office of Public Safety on Campus (behind Washington Grizzly Stadium). 

 
 

BETTR Section transactional practice mentor program

 

New to transactional practice? Don’t know where to find answers?

Providing limited-scope input within the mentor’s discretion, a mentor from the Business, Estates, Trusts, Tax and Real Property Section may be able to help. To learn more, or to find a mentor, email Kathleen Magone, chair of Education and Outreach Committee of the BETTR section, at kmagone@bresnan.net.