FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
University of Houston Law Center
4604 Calhoun Road | Houston, Texas 77402
6.25 hours with 1 hour of ethics
Free with a commitment to serve as ad litem on two cases within
12 months when service by publication is required.
$75 without an ad litem commitment
(Includes breakfast and lunch)
One of the most important services organizations can provide in helping to end domestic violence is to ensure that law practitioners understand what domestic violence is and areas of law it affects. Because domestic violence is a pattern of actions, legal professionals must be trained to scrutinize even seemingly benign activities. This program will equip lawyers practicing in all areas with the necessary tools to handle DV or to screen for domestic abuse and provide appropriate legal advice when domestic violence has been identified as an issue.
AVDA’s mission is to end family violence by advocating for the safety and
self-determination of victims, promoting accountability for abusers and
fostering a community response to abuse. www.avda.org