16th Zealous Advocacy Conference – REGISTRATION OPEN

We are formally inviting you to our 16th Zealous Advocacy Conference!

The Zealous Advocacy Conference is an annual training seminar organized by the Center for Children, Law & Policy and the Southwest Juvenile Defender Center. The conference is the premier professional development training for juvenile public defense attorneys practicing in the Southwestern United States. This year’s conference will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of In re Gault, the landmark Supreme Court case, granting children the right to counsel in delinquency cases. We will also be discussing adolescent development, representation for immigrant children, LGBT youth, Native American youth and more. You can register here.

If you have any questions, call 713-743-1967 or email Center4CLP@uh.edu. We look forward to seeing you there!

Camille Van Kote

About Camille Van Kote

Camille Van Kote is a third year student at the University of Houston Law Center. She graduated from Barnard College in 2012. As an undergraduate, she worked as an AmeriCorps member for Jumpstart for Young Children. She was also involved with the Columbia Child Rights Group, where she spearheaded various campus-wide events, including film screenings, conferences and fundraisers, to promote awareness on children’s issues. She interned at Tahirih Justice Center and Kids in Need of Defense, working with courageous women and unaccompanied minors fleeing violence. This past summer, she interned at the Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights, an NGO advocating for sexual and reproductive rights as human rights.

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