First Friday Coffee and Case Discussion Series
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When: First Friday of every month from 9-10 AM

Where: The Advocates for Human Rights, 330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Cost: FREE!

Parking:  Parking on 2nd Avenue opens after rush hour at 9am.  If you arrive right at 9, you should be able to find on-street metered parking.

Designed for new and existing volunteer attorneys, this discussion series provides space to connect with other attorneys handling cases with similar topical issues.  The Advocates staff will guide informal discussions related to the topic of the day and share timely information with group participants.  This is an opportunity to revisit cases that have been stuck in the procedural backlog, brainstorm creative legal arguments and identify potential solutions to case challenges.  

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Upcoming Topics in 2019

DATE

TOPIC

JANUARY 4

Ethiopian Claims

FEBRUARY 1

Humanitarian Asylum

MARCH 1

Mexican Claims

APRIL 5

Support for Solo Practitioners

MAY 3

Vicarious Trauma

JUNE 7

Cameroonian Claims

JULY 12*

Gathering Evidence

AUGUST 2

Northern Triangle

SEPTEMBER 6

Detained Cases

OCTOBER 4

Screening for Alternative Relief

NOVEMBER 1

Best Practices in Removal Proceedings

DECEMBER 6

Children's Claims

*Held on the second Friday of the month due to July 4 holiday.