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December 2018

Dilworth Paxson LLP

December 19 @ 8:52 am
1500 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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City Hall

December 19 @ 8:52 am
Mayor's Reception Room, Room 201

Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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October 2018

Corporate Pro Bono Day (Volunteer Attorneys Only)

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Be an Access to Justice Hero and help a local small business! Register now for the upcoming Small Business Legal Clinic hosted by LawWorks and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. What: What: Legal assessment clinic for local small businesses preceded by a one-hour CLE on the corporate formation of micro-enterprises (includes 1 free CLE credit). Each participating attorney will provide post-clinic legal assistance to one participating small business on a discrete matter. Why: Small Businesses often confront legal issues that…

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Corporate Pro Bono Day (Clients Only)

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Center City Location Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map
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LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP, is looking for small business owners to meet with volunteer attorneys to receive free legal assistance that will likely continue after the event. Who is eligible for this event? (If you do not meet the below criteria, please do not submit a form) Small businesses located in Philadelphia only. Small businesses that are currently open and in operation. Did you meet our requirements? Please fill out our Client Interest Form below. Once you submit…

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Custody Training: Providing Family Stability

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Family Court Building, 1501 Arch St., 15th Floor Training Room
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Free

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono legal services in Philadelphia, is sponsoring a free CLE training program for attorneys on the topic of Child Custody.  VIP strives to enhance the stability of vulnerable families by ensuring they have access to legal advice while litigating their custody cases. This program will focus on how to handle any custody matter that is scheduled to appear before a Custody Master or a Judge in the Domestic Relations Section of the Philadelphia Family Court. Training…

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Volunteer Orientation

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Philadelphia VIP, 1500 Walnut Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Free

This orientation will provide an overview of VIP's history, pro bono service areas, and an in-depth review of the resources and tools available to support volunteer attorneys. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit VIP's office, talk one-on-one with staff, and develop a personalized pro bono action plan, tailored to the attorney's interest areas, schedule, and other preferences. Both new volunteers and volunteers who have already taken a VIP case are welcome to attend.

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Best Practices and Practical Tips for Establishing an Effective Pro Bono Program

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St #11
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Session Overview Goals: Building on key recommendations from the Philadelphia Bar Association’s 2017 Pro Bono Task Force, this training will provide insights from the field and practical tips for establishing or strengthening a pro bono program at your legal practice setting. Leaders from law firms (of a range of sizes), corporations, and legal services organizations will engage attendees in an interactive session focused on core pro bono program design questions such as: • How to incorporate pro bono into your…

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November 2018

Family Law Practice Group

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2018

Philadelphia VIP, 1500 Walnut Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Free

Philadelphia VIP provides volunteers handling family law cases and volunteers interested in handling such cases with the opportunity to have their questions answered and to learn about the experiences of other volunteers. This monthly practice group will be led by members of VIP’s Family Law Advisory Council, who are experienced family law practitioners. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch. Additional light refreshments and snacks will be provided. To attend, please fill out the registration form provided below. To…

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Divorce: Just the Basics

November 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Drinker, Biddle, Reath, One Logan Square, Ste. 2000
Philadelphia, 19103 United States
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Free

Obtaining a divorce is crucial for a client who needs to move on to the next chapter of his/her life. Work with the support of VIP staff, family law mentors and excellent resource materials to learn the basics of divorce. This CLE training will prepare you to represent a client in a simple no-asset divorce in Philadelphia Family Court.  Furthermore, this CLE will be a good introduction for those who choose to take a future VIP training on divorce with…

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December 2018

Landlord Tenant Law: Practical Approaches in Municipal Court (A Mock Trial Training)

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kline Institue of Trial Advocacy, 1200 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, 19107 United States
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Free

Please join Philly VIP for Landlord Tenant: Practical Approaches in Municipal Court. This training will include observing a Landlord Tenant Mock Trial and Mediation as well as engaging with experienced attorneys in a discussion of best practices in Philadelphia Municipal Court.  While this training is open to all attorneys, one prior LLT case, or attendance at a VIP LLT training is highly recommended. For those with no prior training or court experience, we recommend reviewing the LLT Training Manual found…

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December 2018 Small Business Clinic (Clients Only)

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Center City Location Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map
Free

LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP, is looking for small business owners to meet with volunteer attorneys to receive free legal assistance that will likely continue after the event. Who is eligible for this event? (If you do not meet the below criteria, please do not submit a form) Small businesses located in Philadelphia only. Small businesses that are currently open and in operation. Did you meet our requirements? Please fill out our Client Interest Form below. Once you submit…

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December 2018 Small Business Clinic (Volunteers Only)

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Comisky Center, 130 N. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Be an Access to Justice Hero and help a local small business! Register now for the upcoming Small Business Legal Clinic hosted by LawWorks and Blank Rome. What: A legal clinic for local small businesses. Each participating attorney will provide post-clinic legal assistance to one participating small business on a discrete matter. Why: Small Businesses often confront legal issues that impact their ability to be successful and lack the financial resources to hire an attorney. Who: You! Use your legal…

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