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Virtual and DePaul University College of Law

This is a free hybrid event, but registration is required.

Register to attend virtually. The deadline to register for virtual attendance is October 25, 2022.
For in-person attendance, please inquire directly due to limited capacity.

This gathering will bring together existing universal representation projects as well as groups considering starting/supporting new programs to reflect on best practices, adapting models while seeking to end detention, and ways to expand universal representation.


Morning Sessions

  • Expanding Universal Representation
  • Exploring Models & Responding to Shifting Landscapes


  • Making Detained Practice Sustainable & Preventing Burnout

Afternoon Sessions

  • Building Capacity for Holistic Services
  • Innovating Practice: Suppression, Objections, Subpoenas
  • Substantive Case Law Updates/News

Illinois CLE credit will be provided for live attendance (both virtual or in-person). Certificates of attendance will be issued for accredited representatives or those seeking credit in other jurisdictions.

Flyer for 2022 Convening on Advancing Universal Representation. All details listed in the above text on this page.