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CAP Volunteer Training – FULL

May 18, 2023 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pm


Presented by: The Custody Advocacy Program of Council for Children’s Rights
Hosted by: McGuireWoods in Partnership with Wells Fargo
7.75 Hours of CLE or CPE Credit (Approval Pending)
Thursday, May 18, 2023 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The Custody Advocacy Program (CAP) of Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR) advocates in family court for the best interests of children caught in the middle of high-conflict custody cases. You can become a part of this unique and rewarding program that seeks solutions for children during a very difficult time in their lives. CAP volunteer attorneys and custody advocates receive intensive training covering various aspects of this specialized program, including: the nuts and bolts of child custody cases to which CAP gets appointed; the local family court rules; divorce and its effects on children; child development; investigating and making best interest recommendations; and expectations of the family court judiciary. This training is for attorneys who are interested in pro bono representation of children, as well as paralegals and any other non-attorneys who are interested in serving as custody advocates.

(Note: Attorney representation does not require courtroom experience or first-chair courtroom participation.)

This training is required for all CAP volunteers.

Attorneys and paralegals will receive 7.75 hours of general CLE or CPE credit (approval pending).

Location: McGuireWoods, 201 North Tryon Street, Suite 3000, Charlotte, NC 28202

Time: Registration: 8:15 a.m.; CLE Seminar: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Beverages, Snacks, and Lunch provided)

Cost: Free to attend

This training is full.


May 18, 2023
8:15 am - 5:00 pm


McGuire Woods
201 North Tryon Street, Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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