Meeting Information

Breaking Poverty Barriers To Equal Justice

This multimedia, interactive video and panel presentation will help legal professionals better understand the life circumstances and day-to-day challenges of their clients whoare experiencing poverty. The program will provide practical strategies to help legal professionals communicate more effectively with their clients and improve client services and case outcomes.

  • Understanding Poverty from an Insider’s Perspective
  • Defining Poverty and Understanding Its Impacts on Justice
  • Judging and How to Overcome It
  • Styles of Communication & Breaking Down Communication Barriers

Video clips presented will feature Dr. Donna M. Beegle, President,Communication Across Barriers
Lilian Jiménez, Chief of Staff, Cook County Commissioner Jesús "Chuy" García
Whittney L Smith, Director Of Development, Lawndale Christian Development Corporation

To Register / Questions: Please call (312) 554-2056.
 Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Location:The Chicago Bar Association
 MCLE Credit:2.75 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval