United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

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You are invited to register for a free live webinar on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at noon featuring a panel discussion on providing pro bono legal services for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual assault, with particular focus on the challenges facing members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

The Honorable Terrence W. Boyle, Chief United States District Judge, will host the program, with the cooperation of the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Panel members include the Honorable L. Shannon Swimmer, Associate Judge for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Bonnie Claxton, Program Manager and Legal Services Attorney for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Valene Franco, Winston-Salem Managing Attorney for Legal Aid of North Carolina; and Freida Saylor, Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Services at Cherokee Indian Hospital. The program is part of a multi-year initiative by the Chief Judges of the United States Districts Courts to promote the provision of pro bono legal services, pursuant to the Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018 (POWER Act), Public Law 115-237.

An application for 1 hour of general continuing legal education credit is pending with the North Carolina State Bar.

Registration for this event is no longer available. Thank you.