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DeSoto Pro Se Day

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Date:
November 19, 2013
Time:
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

DeSoto County Court House

Organizer

Tommie Jean Brock
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SECOND AND THIRD YEAR STUDENTS: PRO BONO OPPORTUNITY
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – Build hours toward the Pro Bono Credit hour, gain family law experience at the courthouse, and network with practicing attorneys.

The Pro Bono Initiative of the law school is sponsoring a trip to Desoto County to assist self-represented litigants in completing pleadings and presenting family law matters to the Chancery Court.  Students will interview and assist litigants under the supervision of the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project and experienced volunteer attorneys.

The group will leave the law school at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, and return by 8:00 p.m. at the latest.  The trip will count toward the Pro Bono Credit hour.  Interested students contact Tommie Jean Brock at OleMissProBono@gmail.com.  Please include your telephone number and whether you are a second or third year.