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CBA Legal Aid Committee Seminar: Breaking Poverty Barriers To Equal Justice (Registration Required)


  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • The Chicago Bar Foundation


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm


The Chicago Bar Association
321 S. Plymouth Ct.
Chicago, IL 60604



This multimedia, interactive video and panel presentation will help legal professionals better understand the life circumstances and day-to-day challenges of their clients who are 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
Additional speakers will be announced.