Specifically for family violence duty lawyers, this training gives participants practical strategies to use the Family Violence Protection Act for advocacy and negotiation. This multi-day course includes the invaluable experience of applying knowledge and practical skills into action through a simulated court day before a Magistrate.
You will learn:
Community legal centre lawyers with less than 2 years’ experience working as a duty lawyer in Family Violence Intervention Order matters
This training runs over three days.
You must be able to attend all 3 days.
The first two days will be online from 9:30-1:30 pm. The moot court day will be in person from 9:30-4:30 pm at the Melbourne Magistrates Court (if available)
“Everything was useful, the constructive feedback from the Magistrates was fantastic. Also being able to draw on the wealth of knowledge of all the WSLV staff.”
“I’ll be better able to inform my family law clients that may also have family violence intervention orders as well. I’ll also be a lot more confident in my ability to provide duty lawyer services.”