Meet an FLG Pro Bono Client and Earn CLE

May 12, 2015. Friedman Law Group is pleased to announce that long-time pro bono client, Art Works Projects, will be featured in an upcoming Chicago Bar Association CLE program, “Prosecution of Sexual Violence Crimes & Human Trafficking.” The program will include excerpts from Art Works Projects’ in-progress documentary, THE PROSECUTORS, about lawyers in Columbia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bosnia and Herzegovina who have dedicated and risked their lives to prosecute perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict. THE PROSECUTORS is a project of Kartemquin Films (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) and portions of the film were recently screened at Kartemquin’s Spring Showcase at the Siskel Film Center.

AMANI KAHATWA, CONGOLESE LAWYER. PHOTO: FILM STILL FROM THE PROSECUTORS BY MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER BROWN

Leslie Thomas, executive director of Art Works Projects and director of the film, is speaking at the event, as are Michelle Nasser, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, and Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Law.

The program takes place on May 27, from 12:00PM to 1:30PM at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, and is also available via live Webcast. 1.25 MCLE credits are available. For more information about the event, or to register, please visit: http://www.chicagobar.org/source/Meetings/cMeetingFunctionDetail.cfm?section=Calendar&product_major=C19615&functionstartdisplayrow=1