On Friday, June 16th, PILI’s Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, Prairie State Legal Services and the Rock Island County Bar Association presented a CLE on guardianship basics at Western Illinois University – Quad Cities. During this program, speakers explored the basics of pursuing an adult guardianship and for serving as a guardian ad litem. Attendees also learned how to provide pro bono assistance to low-income individuals with guardianship cases through Prairie State Legal Services.
Thank you to all those who attended and to the speakers Mary Ann Brown of Nash Nash Bean & Ford, Carrie Clark of McCarthy, Callas, & Feeney, and Chief Probate Judge Linnea Thompson of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit.
Attendees received 2.25 hours of MCLE credit for this program, which was part of a larger full day CLE presented by Rock Island County Bar Association. The program was free to those who agreed to take on a pro bono case in the next 12 months.
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