Free Lunch and Learn CLE: Procedural Justice and the New Courthouse

Date: 12/15/2017
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: Jury Room, Multnomah County Courthouse, 1021 SW 4th Ave, Portland

Presiding Judge Hon. Nan Waller, Chief Family Law Judge Hon. Maureen McKnight and attorney Joe Franco of Holland & Knight LLP will present on the Multnomah County Court's procedural justice initiatives, and the ways the new courthouse was designed to enhance procedural justice. Topics will include: 

  • Ways to narrow the gap between judicial and public perceptions of procedural justice;
  • Challenges to overcome in improving the public's perception of procedural justice, including ways to improve the experience of the self-represented litigant;
  • Why considerations of procedural justice should be important to all lawyers who interact with the courthouse;
  • How a focus on procedural justice can improve your effectiveness as a lawyer; and
  • Aspects of the new courthouse that were planned with procedural justice in mind, including the Court's initiative to create a legal resource center in the new courthouse.

There is no charge to attend. RSVP to Pamela Hubbs.

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