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Desoto County Pro Se Family Law Legal Clinic

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February 17, 2015
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Pro Bono Initiative

PRO BONO OPPORUNITY:  Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  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 co-sponsoring a legal clinic with the DeSoto County Chancery Court, DeSoto County Bar Association and the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project to assist self-represented litigants in completing pleadings and presenting family law matters.  Students will work with local attorneys to assist DeSoto County residents with divorce, custody, child support and other family law matters.

The group will leave the law school at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17, and return by 9:00 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 first, second or third year student.