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Pro Bono Legal Aid Core Competencies Training

William H. Gates Hall
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This is a training offered by the Pro Bono Honors Program in partnership with the Immigrant Families Advocacy Project (IFAP), Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington (SYLAW) and the Incarcerated Mother's Advocacy Project (IMAP).

All students who intend to do any kind of law-related pro bono work for the first time including but not limited to: the Moderate Means Program (MMP), International Treaty Monitoring Project (ITMP), GreenLaw and/or community-based pro bono should attend this training.


8:30-9:00 Registration & Light Breakfast
9:00-10:20 Working with Clients in Poverty
10:20-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:15 Professionalism & Providing Pro Bono Legal Services
11:15-12:00 Basic Client Interviewing Techniques
12:00-1:00 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:00-2:00 Clients in Crisis or with Trauma
2:00-2:30 Pair up, Hypos, Practice & Role Play
2:30-2:45 BREAK
2:45-5:00 IFAP specialized training*

*IMAP, SYLAW, ITMP and GreenLaw specialized trainings will be scheduled at different dates/times. IFAP volunteers end training at approximately 5pm.