School-Based Civil Legal Clinic Workshop

The Moran Center for Youth Advocacy’s School-Based Civil Legal Clinic (“SBCLC”) provides students’ families in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 with free legal advice and representation regarding a wide variety of issues impacting the students’ ability to stay in and succeed in school. This upcoming workshop will help pro bono attorneys learn how to conduct comprehensive, yet efficient, case intakes.  Participants will learn what trauma-informed interviewing looks like and receive training on client-centered lawyering.  This training will allow attendees to witness and participate in mock interviews to practice newly acquired skills.


Location:        Erie Family Health Center, 1285 Hartrey Ave, Evanston, IL 60202

Time:              4:00-6:00

Date:              Tuesday November 19, 2019

MCLE:           1.5 general CLE, approved 


AGENDA 4:00-6:00

4-4:20              Welcome Remarks, Overview of both the Education Advocacy Project and School-Based Civil Legal Clinic, and Volunteer Experiences                                                                         

4:20-4:30        Case Intake and Client Intake Interviewing Tips and Tools       

4:30-5:15        Techniques for interviewing individuals with a history of trauma                                                       

5:15-5:25        Mock Interview Demonstration                                                        

5:25-5:50        Hands-On Case Intake and Client Interview Practice                                              

5:50-6:00        Q&A                 


Questions:  Email Megan McClung at