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Carving Out a Civil Rights Practice - How it Helps Expand Your Network, Better Serve Your Clients, and Positively Impact Your Community

Date: Thursday, March 22nd 2018
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Location: World Trade Center, Mezzanine Room, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit

Are you interested in civil rights work but don't know where to start? Would you like to learn how civil rights cases can expand your practice and your network? Have you considered how just one civil rights case can impact our entire community? Our nation faces bigger challenges than we have seen in decades. The most vulnerable members of our society face tremendous barriers to accessing justice. Attorneys pursuing civil rights actions are sorely needed. Come learn how you can carve out a civil rights practice in a wide range of subject matters - housing discrimination, ADA enforcement, employment discrimination, and prisoner litigation. No case is too small. Come learn how you can make a difference in the lives of your clients and our community.

Diane S. Sykes, Diane S. Sykes Attorney at Law PC, will moderate the panel made up of J. Ashlee Albies, Albes & Stark LLC; Juan C. Chavez, Attorney at Law; Matthew C. Ellis, Law Office of Matthew C Ellis; and Shenoa L. Payne, Richardson Wright LLP.

For more information: Contact Adrian Brown, US Attorney's Office at 503.727.1000. For registration questions, contact the MBA at 503.222.3275.

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