Core Skills Tuition Webinar Series: Where Have All the Lawyers Gone? Working Effectively with Self-Represented Litigants

This webinar is presented at no cost to judges. The $199.00 fee will be fully funded by an NJC scholarship.

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8 a.m. Hawaii / 10 a.m. Alaska / 11 a.m. Pacific / 12 p.m. Mountain / 1 p.m. Central / 2 p.m. Eastern
Duration: 75 minutes

Course Location

Online

Course Fees

This webinar is presented at no cost to judges. The $199.00 fee will be fully funded by an NJC scholarship.

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September 16, 2021

In its 2017 Access to Justice Report, the Administrative Office of the Illinois Court stated: “The typical court user is no longer an attorney. It is a self-represented litigant."

This session will focus on managing self-represented litigant (SRL) cases, incorporating procedural fairness principles into stages of and tips for SRL hearings.

Tuition

This webinar is presented at no cost to judges. The $199.00 fee will be fully funded by an NJC scholarship. $0

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Discuss a bench standard for evaluating the ethical parameters of handling cases involving Self-Represented Litigants (SRLs);
  • Summarize procedural fairness principles and how they apply to SRLs;
  • Explain four "nuts and bolts" techniques for interacting with SRLs effectively; and
  • Apply these principles and techniques from the bench.

Faculty: Hon. David Suntag and Professor Kelly Tait

This course is available to judges only.

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This session will focus on managing self-represented litigant (SRL) cases, incorporating procedural fairness principles into stages of and tips for SRL hearings.

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