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  • 03/23/2017 - Law Students Spend Spring Break Making a Difference at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

    A devoted cadre of twelve law students volunteered for the College of Law’s annual Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Spring Service Break Project from March 13-17, 2017. The project was organized by DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center, Center for Public Interest Law, and University Ministry in the Loop. Throughout spring break week, the students worked in small...
  • 03/01/2017 - International Women’s Day Film Screening & Panel Discussion

    The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center & SHALVA are partnering to host a film screening and panel discussion of NO WAY OUT BUT ONE. This award-winning independent documentary tells the remarkable story of Holly Collins, an American woman who kidnapped her children to save them from a life of abuse at the hands of their father. Holly went on the run and...
  • 02/28/2017 - DePaul College of Law partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host legal answers pro bono clinic housing and family law

    DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center, Center for Public Interest Law, and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative joined forces with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host a Legal Answers pro bono clinic in family and housing law. The clinic took place on Friday, February 24th at DePaul College of Law.  Fifteen pro bono attorneys, many of who are DePaul alumni, and...
  • 02/16/2017 - Family Law Center Hosts Distinguished Lecture on Child Welfare Reform

    DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center recently held a Distinguished Lecture featuring guest speaker George H. Sheldon, Director of the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). The lecture focused on Sheldon and the agency’s reform efforts of improving outcomes for children and families. Sheldon began his presentation by explaining that for much of its...
  • 12/08/2016 - Family Law Center events focus on child custody and collaborative divorce

    DePaul's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosted two Learn-N-Learn events in November. The first featured James Pritikin, a DePaul Law alumnus and partner at Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli & Swerdlove LLP, examining Chicago Bulls player Dwayne Wade's child custody case. As Wade's attorney throughout his divorce, as well as during the child custody case,...

 

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