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College to Host a Free Law Round Table Discussion at the Delaware County Bar Association on November 10
(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • October 21, 2021)—Delaware County Community College’s Paralegal Studies Program will hold a free Law Round Table discussion on the topic of Immigration Law Practice, Procedure and Ethics from noon to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 10, virtually and in-person in the conference room at the Delaware County Bar Association, 335 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063.
The deadline to register for the round table discussion is Monday, November 8. To register, visit dccc.edu/paralegal-roundtable or contact the College’s Paralegal Studies Program Director Nilufar A. Jamir at 610-359-5264 or at [email protected]. A web link will be sent to those who wish to view the event online. Free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits (1 Ethics + 2 General = 3 Credits) are available for lawyers and paralegals in conjunction with participation in this round table discussion.
Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge Barry C. Dozor will lead the discussion, which will be moderated by Wana Saadzoi, Esq., President and Founder of The Law Offices of Wana Saadzoi, a practice which includes criminal defense and immigration law.
Round table panelists will include:
- Judge Steven A. Morley, an immigration judge with Philadelphia Immigration Court*
- Judge Charles M. Honeyman, a retired immigration judge with Philadelphia Immigration Court*
- Thomas M. Griffin, Esq., a Philadelphia immigration attorney and partner in Surin & Griffin, P.C.
*The views expressed by Judges Steven A. Morley and Charles M. Honeyman will not necessarily reflect the views of Philadelphia Immigration Court.
Round table topics that will be discussed include: an overview of types of immigration classifications; special issues related to family and orphans court matters; special issues related to criminal actions with immigration consequences; ethical issues for legal practitioners in immigration court and the impact of Court of Common Pleas and federal court actions to immigration relief from deportation in removal proceedings; ethical issues for legal practitioners relating to trauma-informed legal advocacy in immigration law; and recent developments in immigration law.
Delaware County Community College has been preparing individuals to become professionally qualified and highly skilled paralegals since 1985. The College offers an associate degree and a post-baccalaureate certificate in the Paralegal Studies Program, which is approved by the American Bar Association. Students are taught by experts actively involved in the legal community at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit dccc.edu/paralegal.
No person shall engage or assist a person who is not a member of the bar in the performance of activities that constitutes the unauthorized practice of law. Paralegals may not practice law or otherwise provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.