CLE: Model Hearing Program for Pro Bono Attorneys
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 9:00 AM

Wed., April 19
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location of morning session:

Afternoon session will be held at:
Immigration Court
1 Federal Dr.
Suite 1850
Fort Snelling, MN 55111

This free seminar is designed for attorneys with little to no immigration law experience. It will provide hands-on immigration court training to a prospective pro bono attorneys emphasizing practice, procedure, and advocacy skills in order to improve the level and quality of representation before the Fort Snelling Immigration Court. An introductory training will take place in the morning, followed by mock hearings with an immigration judge in the afternoon.

Through simulated master calendar and individual hearings, participants will have opportunities to serve in the role of respondent counsel, ICE trial attorney, and respondent witness. Sample case scenarios will be provided in advance of the training.

All participants must accept a pro bono case with The Advocates for Human Rights in the coming year. Registration will be capped at 30 participants.

Six CLE credits will be applied for.