RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School and Legal Aid of North Carolina will host a 50B Project Together training session on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the law school. All attorneys interested in representing victims in 50B return of Ex Parte hearings in Wake County are invited.
Areas covered during live training and video replay include: interviewing a victim of domestic violence, preparing for trial, negotiating a consent order, representing a victim in order, and a view from the bench.
Campbell Law students, under the supervision of licensed attorneys, began taking referral 50B cases from Legal Aid in 2012. Through the 50B Domestic Violence Advocacy Project at Campbell Law, many victims have been successfully represented by Campbell Law students.
Continuing legal education (CLE) credit for the evening is currently pending with the North Carolina State Bar. Participants are eligible to take part free of charge upon committing to supervising two 50B cases in 2013. If interested in attending, please RSVP to Ms. Celia Mansaray at CeliaM@legalaidnc.org.
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Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,400 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s overall record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.
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