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Pro Bono Mentor Match - Veterans Focused Training

Friday, September 25, 2015
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Eastern Standard Time
OCBA Bar Center
1760 S. Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

2488513010


Pro Bono Mentor Match is expanding to serve veterans! Free training offered on Friday September 25 at the OCBA.

On Friday, September 25, from 9:15 – 11:00 am the OCBA is hosting two renown psychologists who specialize in veterans issues, Dr. Julie Wargo Aikins and Dr. Deane Aikins as part of our Pro Bono Mentor Match program expansion. Whether you are interested in the pro bono program, or an established practitioner, you are welcomed to attend this presentation!

 The Aikins have extensive experience working with veterans around issues of combat stress disorders and the impact of deployment and re-entry on families and children. Dr. Julie Wargo Aikins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and a member of the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute at Wayne State. Dr. Deane Aikins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and a Research Scientist at the VA Detroit Medical Center. He holds adjunct faculty positions in the Translational Neuroscience Program and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute at Wayne State.

If you are a new lawyer and would like to expand your practice, consider joining the pro bono mentor match program. This training session is focused on providing services to veterans. Case referrals will come through the Wayne State Advocates for Warriors program. You will be matched with a pro bono case and a mentor to assist you through the case. Join us on September 25 to receive FREE training and learn all about the program!

This event is funded through a grant from the Oakland County Bar Foundation.

Contact Cat Neal at cneal@ocba.org to register.

 
 

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