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Minor GAL Training
Join us for this live training on representing the best interests of children as a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) in the Probate Division of Cook County. CVLS GALs serve as child advocates in contested guardianship cases, ensuring the safety, welfare, and best interests of low-income, court-involved children. This training will cover the skills and tools necessary to effectively serve as a GAL in Cook County, and what to expect over the course of a case. This session is for licensed attorneys interested in working as pro bono Guardians ad Litem for children through CVLS. No prior experience is necessary.
July 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Perkins Coie 110 N Upper Wacker Dr Suite 3400 Chicago, IL 60606
Presenters: Rebekah Rashidfarokhi, Director of Guardianship and Immigration Programs for Children, CVLS Morgan Smith, Program Coordinator, Guardian ad Litem and Child Rep Programs, CVLS
Lunch will be provided, courtesy of Perkins Coie. CLE credit will be offered.