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Language Access to Pennsylvania Courts 2022

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Remote - Live Webcast

STARTTue., Jun. 07, 2022
1:30 PM
ENDTue., Jun. 07, 2022
3:00 PM
CLE 1 sub/0.5 eth PRICE Regular: $149.00
New Attorney: $75.00
Subscribers Pay: $0.00

About

This session will provide an overview of Title VI and current policy governing language access to the courts, as well as enforcement tools. 

Topics will include:

  • the right to a qualified interpreter at no cost;
  • right to translation of vital documents;
  • advance notice of the right to an interpreter and how to request one;
  • interpretation for conducting general business with the court and for services outside the courtroom;
  • the complaint process;
  • and best practices in representation of limited English proficient clients including the ethical duty to communicate with clients. 

We will also share some examples of non-compliance with language rights we have seen and how these issues can affect our clients.

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637.

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Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Stephen C. Baldwin Jr. Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
DeJonna F. Bates Esq. Community Justice Project
Trent Hargrove Esq. Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lerae Kroon Esq. Justice at Work (Pgh)
Natalia Petrova Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
Arthur N. Read Esq. Justice at Work
Chi-Ser Tran Esq. Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (Center City)
Peter Zurflieh Esq. Community Justice Project
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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