WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2023 | WHERE: Syracuse University College of Law, Dineen Hall, Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom (first floor), 950 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY | COST: Free | MCLE: 4.5 (3.0 Skills, 1.5 DIEB)
Lunch will be served!
Do you want to help immigrants new to our area? Great. You should register for this FREE CLE.
This symposium is geared toward providing legal and practice skills for those providing pro bono representation to immigration clients. Participants will be trained on various types of immigration applications and processes. The symposium will also feature sessions geared towards cultural competency and best practices for working with clients. Attendees will hear from a former client and volunteers about practical pro bono experiences.
Take a look at the program agenda HERE.
If you have any dietary restrictions or may need accommodations to make your attendance possible please let us know by contacting Marisol Estrada Cruz HERE.
Symposium Panelists include:
Sal Curran, Esq., Executive Director, VLPCNY
Given Simphiwe Maquebela, VLPCNY Board Member and former client
Sara McDowell, Esq., Director VLPCNY Immigration Programs
Andrew Greenberg, Esq., Syracuse University College of Law
Rebecca Cohen, Esq., Bousquet Holstein, PLLC
Marisol Estrada Cruz, Senior Legal Fellow, Syracuse University College of Law
Giovanni Antonucci, Law Student, Syracuse University College of Law
Fahimeh Zaheri, Esq., VLPCNY
Sharon Ames, Esq., Ames Immigration Law
James P. Tracy, Esq., Senior Attorney, Hiscock Legal Aid Society
Jennifer Gavilondo, Esq., VLPCNY
Grace Zaiman, Esq., VLPCNY Upstate Pro Bono Program
Anna Putintseva, Esq., Bousquet Holstein, PLLC
Emma Buckthal, Esq., Legal Director, WNY Coalition of Farmworker Serving Agencies, Inc.
This program is sponsored by
Bookings are closed for this event.