Legal Training and Mentoring Program
Are you an attorney who wants to help women leave arranged/forced marriages but does not have relevant legal experience?
Great news. Unchained At Last offers free training (worth substantial Continuing Legal Education credits) and mentoring to licensed attorneys who commit to representing an Unchained client pro bono. Unchained’s Legal Training and Mentoring Program offers:
~ FREE access to Unchained’s training course, worth substantial CLE credits in NJ, NY and PA ($150 value)
~ Experience in matrimonial law (or other field of law, depending on the matter)
~ Mentoring from an experienced attorney
~ Valuable networking opportunities
~ Hours of service toward exemption from mandatory pro bono assignments in NJ
~ Unchained funds for expert witnesses and other court-related fees
~ The chance to un-arrange a marriage and re-arrange a life
Attention, experienced matrimonial law attorneys in New Jersey
If you have 5+ years of matrimonial law experience, you can also:
~ Mentor another attorney (counts in NJ as hours of service toward exemption from mandatory pro bono assignments)
~ Present a portion of an Unchained CLE course (earns double CLE credits in NJ)
Click here for more information about Unchained’s next CLE training course.
Click here to submit a Pro Bono Attorney Application and join the Legal Training and Mentoring Program.
Sorry, attorneys. For now, Unchained’s Legal Training and Mentoring Program is available only in New Jersey (though the training course is worth CLE credits in New York and Pennsylvania as well). Check back soon to find out when the program will become available in other states.