May

30

Juvenile Defenders and Civil Legal Aid Attorneys Collaborating for Record Clearance

Past Event
May 30, 2018, 8:00 am

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance

This webinar explores ways that juvenile defenders and civil legal aid attorneys can partner to share expertise and provide essential legal representation for youth facing the collateral consequences of having criminal records. The webinar introduces participants to the Clean Slate Clearinghouse, a valuable tool for those interested in getting involved with record clearance or expanding their current practice to include juvenile record clearance. The target audience for this webinar includes:

  • Civil legal aid attorneys
  • Defenders: public defenders, contract counsel (also referred to as conflict counsel or panel counsel), and private attorneys providing defense representation
  • Youth service providers

Panelists:

  • Serena Holthe, Senior Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Counsel, National Juvenile Defender Center
  • Karen Pillar, Managing Attorney, TeamChild
  • Jaci Dai-Klabunde, Attorney, Juvenile Reentry Project, Legal Aid of Nebraska

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