Assisting Self-Represented Litigants Navigate the Court System


Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Moore & Van Allen, PLLC


CLE Credit:

3.5 Total Hours (2.5 General + 1.0 Ethics)



$120 Attorney Rate


FREE for attorneys serving a minimum of four hours at the SelfServe Center



Moore & Van Allen PLLC

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700

Charlotte, NC 28202


Special Info:

9:30 a.m.  Check In

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CLE Training

Lunch will be provided


Program Planner:

Darwin F. Rice, Mecklenburg County SelfServe Center Coordinator


Program & Speakers:


10:00 am - 11:00 am: The Mecklenburg County SelfServe Center

- SelfServe Center Menu of Services

- SelfServe Center Demographics

- Barriers Faced by Self-Represented Litigants

(Darwin F. Rice, SelfServe Center Coordinator)


- Serving as a Volunteer Attorney 

(Julie Seidenstein, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP)


11:00 am - 11:30 am: Volunteering as the Attorney for the Day

- Parameters of a Basic Consultation

- Parameters of Supervising the Legal Clinics

(Elisa Chinn-Gary, Family Court Administrator)


11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Family Law

- Introduction to the Child Custody & Visitation Packet

(Heather Carty-Ward, Family Law Attorney)


- Introduction to the Divorce Packet

(Cory Williams, Family Law Attorney)


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Ethics Law

(Nichole McLaughlin, North Carolina State Bar)  




Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704/375-8624