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Margaret Kantlehner presents on Elon Law’s Wills Drafting Clinic at New York University School of Law

Elon Law professor Margaret Kantlehner explored complexities involved in representing low-income Vietnamese immigrants and refugee homeowners in the clinical setting at New York University School of Law’s Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop, held October 2 and 3.

Margaret Kantlehner

In her presentation, Kantlehner, who serves as professor for Elon Law’s Wills Clinic, described the clinic’s work with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro and the challenges and best practices involved in working with clients from the region’s Vietnamese communities, who have varying fluency in English and often require a translator.

Kantlehner’s presentation at the NYU School of Law Clinical Law Review workshop was part of a workshop groupl focused on immigration issues in clinical law. Additional presenters included Kristina Campbell of The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Violeta Chapin of the University of Colorado Law School, Christine Cimini of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and Diane Uchimiya of the University of La Verne College of Law.

The workshop included more than 60 participants from law schools across the country.

Click here for information about Elon Law’s Wills Clinic.

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Philip Craft,
Staff
1/25/2011 4:47 PM