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Pro Bono Work to Empower and Represent Act - The Denver Indian Center and Southwest Colorado Focus

  • Wednesday, September 07, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Rd, Denver, CO & Webinar

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FACULTY OF FEDERAL ADVOCATES

invites you to

"PRO BONO WORK TO EMPOWER AND REPRESENT ACT -
THE DENVER INDIAN CENTER AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO FOCUS"

HONORABLE NINA Y. WANG
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

and
Representatives from
Denver Indian Center

Metro Volunteer Lawyers
Colorado Ute Mountain Ute
Southern Ute
Colorado Legal Services of Durango

  and

 "ETHICS AND PRO BONO REPRESENTATION"

JAMES WILDER, Deputy Attorney Regulation Counsel
Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022

THE DENVER INDIAN CENTER
4407 Morrison Road, Denver
and
BY WEBINAR

3-5 p.m.

The POWER Act is the federal "Pro Bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018" (P.L. 115-237). The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the Faculty of Federal Advocates are partners in offering this FREE CLE focusing on pro bono and volunteer opportunities in assisting Native American tribal members who are victims of domestic violence in the Denver metro area and in southwest Colorado.

Representatives from the Denver Indian Center, Metro Volunteer Lawyers, and domestic violence prevention and advocacy groups in southwest Colorado Ute Mountain Ute, Southern Ute, and organizations such as Colorado Legal Services in Durango will discuss pro bono and other volunteering opportunities with the goal of increasing the provision of pro bono legal services for Native American victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

In addition, Judge Nina Y. Wang will speak about the POWER Act and its purpose and goals.

Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel Deputy Attorney Regulation Counsel James Wilder will present a 50-minute ethics CLE discussing limited representation principles when volunteering through non-profit legal organizations.

FFA and CBA members are welcome to attend the event at the Denver Indian Center, or attend by Zoom webinar. Those who attend in person are also invited to participate in the Denver Indian Legal Center Legal Clinic,  6-8 p.m.

This event is free for FFA members and non-members alike.

3 general/1 ethics CLE credit requested.

Please contact U.S. District Court Legal Officer Ed Butler at edward_butler@cod.uscourts.gov if you have questions.



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