One of the hallmarks of our American legal system is that every person should have equal access to justice and the right to competent legal representation. But how can you competently represent your clients if you don’t know the language they speak or their culture & customs?

Professionalism for Lawyers – Understanding Arabic-Speaking Clients

The goal of this CLE program is to lay out some of the different people groups that you represent and leave you with a better understanding of Arabic-speaking clients.

In this CLE program, Will Hannosh will provide an in-depth overview of the languages, geography and culture of people from the Arab World – including the Middle East, Near East & North Africa. He will mainly talk about professionalism & cultural competence for your clients, how culture & language affects your practice, understanding Arab-speaking clients’ community & culture and practice points for working with Arab-speaking clients. To access the course please click here: Professionalism: Understanding Arabic-Speaking Clients Communities and Culture.

Will also addresses:

* Professionalism & bias

* Working with clients from different cultural backgrounds

* How legal systems in Arab countries compare to America

* Women’s rights in Arab countries

* Finding a common language

* Getting the right interpreter or translator for your client

William A. Hannosh focuses the majority of his practice handling matters pertaining to family law, elder abuse litigation and civil litigation. He brings a high level of skills, knowledge, and experience to the legal team at the Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes, APC.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

This course qualifies for Elimination of Bias in California, Diversity & Inclusion  in Illinois and Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias in New York, and Professionalism credit in other states. Click here to get started: Bias CLE.