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August 17, 2022

Accelerated Timelines: Gathering Evidence and Making Your Case with Experts for Cases on the Dedicated Dockets

Date:  August 17, 2022 
Time:  1-2:30 p.m. ET (90 minutes)
Format: Free Webinar


This virtual training will provide information, considerations, and practical pointers regarding evidence collection for these types of cases. The panelists will also address best practices in working closely and together with experts to advance the clients’ case, with information, tips, and reflections directly from two experts themselves. The presentation aims to deliver tailored guidance for advocates navigating evidence gathering and assistance from experts in the comparatively short timeline provided to dedicated docket cases.  This training is geared toward attorneys, including pro bono attorneys, that already have dedicated docket cases, those interested in taking a dedicated docket case, and practitioners new to the dedicated docket.


  • Annie Daher, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • Dr. Stephen Symes, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Human Rights Clinic of Miami, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion,     Associate Professor of Medicine with the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Dr. Lauren Heidbrink, PhD, Associate Professor of Human Development, California State University, Long Beach  


  • Emily McCabe - Senior Staff Attorney, ABA Comission on Immigration

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