CLE | What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Trauma: Giving Lawyers the Tools to Understand & Represent Clients Who’ve Experienced Trauma

WHEN: Friday, May 17, 2019 | TIME: Noon to 4 p.m. | LOCATION: CNY Philanthropy Center, Ballroom, 431 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY 13202 | MCLE: 4.0 Skills | COST: Free to all! Under NYS rules the CLE associated with this event has been APPROVED for both Newly Admitted and Experienced Attorneys. 


This powerhouse CLE covers a lot of ground and you’ll want to be in at that level and work toward an upper level understanding of the issues related to representing a client who has gone through a traumatic experience.

PLEASE NOTE! This CLE registration limit has been met. If you would like to be put on a WAITING LIST, please contact Carrie Chantler at (315) 579-2578 or send her an email at

This CLE covers the following:

  • The Child Victims Act passed January 29, 2019. What now?
  • Learn how to engage with your clients who’ve experienced trauma.
  • Is your firm or practice prepared to represent clients who’ve gone through trauma?

The Legal Project at Vera House, Inc. is creating a Preferred Provider list of attorneys practicing in the areas of family law, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, immigration, and NYS Child Victims Act claims. Attorneys must attend this free CLE to join the Preferred Provider List.


Loren Cunningham, MSW, Director of Community Engagement, Vera House, Inc.

Tyler Sliker, LMFT, Clinical Supervisor, Vera House, Inc.

Sarah Cumbie Reckess, Esq., Executive Director, Center for Court Innovation

We’re grateful to these generous sponsors for their support of this important seminar



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