The CLARO Program Partners:

Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project,
New York City Bar, Bronx County Bar Association, Brooklyn Law School, Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School, New York County Lawyers' Association, Queens County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Richmond County Bar, Staten Island Women's Bar Association and Wagner College  
The Basic CLARO Training Program

CLE Credits:
1.5 Professional Practice,
1.5 Skills
This course is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

Tuesday, November 18
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen Street

NY 11201  
Topics Include 
Introduction to CLARO; Ethical Considerations; Client Interaction; Pre-Litigation & The Life of a Debt; The Court Process & Key Motions; Substantive Defenses; Negotiating a Settlement; Stipulations; Preparing the Pro Se Consumer Debt Defendant for Trial

This course is FREE to those who volunteer for 6 total hours with CLARO or 12 total hours with the Civil Court consumer debt pro se assistance programs by May 30, 2015. The commitment may be different for the Civil Court Programs. 
Volunteers may serve one of the following consumer debt pro se assistance programs, all of which provide limited legal advice to unrepresented consumers: Bronx CLARO; Brooklyn CLARO; Manhattan CLARO (must be a NYCLA member or Fordham Law School alumnus/a); Queens CLARO; Staten Island CLARO; The Civil Court Consumer Debt Lawyer for the Day Program;
Westchester CLARO; The Civil Court Help Center Consumer Debt Advice Program.

Click here to register. Email requested information to
or fax it to 718-624-3926

The VLP maintains a financial hardship policy.  For more information, call 718-624-3894 ext 4.