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LACBA Domestic Violence Project Volunteer Training

Join LACBA’s Domestic Violence Project (DVP) for its upcoming volunteer training, and earn three hours of CLE credit.

Presented by: Domestic Violence Project

Program Information:


Join LACBA’s Domestic Violence Project (DVP) for its upcoming volunteer training, and earn three hours of CLE credit. Volunteers provide a valuable service to a vulnerable population and gain expertise in the area of family law. No previous experience is required. Attorneys, legal professionals, and law students volunteer for two 3 hour sessions per month for 7 months. In order to volunteer for LACBA’s Domestic Violence Project, LACBA membership is required. This training provides a very comfortable learning atmosphere with a great opportunity for open dialogue with the presenters. Program attendees will receive substantial materials, and dinner is included.

DVP volunteers make a difference every day when they assist victims of domestic violence. Last year, LACBA’s Domestic Violence Project helped more than 4,300 persons. During the course of a shift, a volunteer can help as many as three victims seek protection from their abusers. Volunteers interview victims on a one-on-one basis, gathering information with which to complete complicated legal documents. This allows the victims to file for restraining orders with professionally prepared Petitions.

The Domestic Violence Project operates in offices at the Los Angeles Superior Court. This Project is one of LACBA’s in-house pro bono programs.

Paul R. Kiesel, Kiesel Law, LLP
Linda Rodriguez Cameron PhD, LMFT, Los Angeles Superior Court
Ellen Pansky, Esq., Pansky Markle Ham LLP
Deborah Kelly, Los Angeles County Bar Association - Domestic Violence Project
Sara Rondon, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association
1055 West 7th Street, 27th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017


Law Student




LACBA Members (Attorney Volunteers)


Non-Volunteer Attendees


CLE Credit: 3 hrs. CLE credit (2.5 hrs. General and .5 hrs. Ethics)

$5.00 flat rate after 4:30 P.M.  No validation needed.

Program Times:
Registration: 5:15 - 6:00 PM
Meal/Reception: 5:15 PM
Program: 6:00 - 9:15 PM

Additional Information: This program is rated as appropriate for all levels.

3/16/2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Los Angeles County Bar Association 1055 W. 7th Street, Suite 2700 Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Advance registration (both online and via phone) closes for most programs approximately 12-24 hours before event time (in order to allow for operational considerations), we would still like to have you join us, and you are more than welcome to register on-site and attend, unless the program is specifically noted as SOLD OUT. Full refunds issued only for registrations which are cancelled 48 hours in advance.

The LACBA online event registration system supports registration for individual event participants 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For assistance with group/multiple registrations, or if you’d simply prefer to register by phone (with Visa, MasterCard or American Express), please call LACBA’s Member Services Department at (213) 896-6560 any time from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have questions about programs or program registration, you’re also welcome to contact Member Services by e-mail at: msd@lacba.org

The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.