Monthly Archives: September 2017

October CLE- Obtaining Orders of Protection

Speaker: Djuana O’Connor Oshin

What: October CLE- Strategies and Safety Planning in Obtaining Orders of Protection
What Practitioners Should Know

When: Monday October 9, 2017

Place: Tipsters Village Pub
             8839 W. Cermak Road, North Riverside
Time: 6:00-8:00pm




Speaker: Djuana O’Connor Oshin

Djuana O’Connor Oshin is the Director of Extended Legal Services at the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic and supervises staff in the representation of domestic violence survivors in family law proceedings. She joined the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic in July of 2017.

Ms. O’Connor Oshin has concentrated in the litigation and supervision of family law cases on behalf of domestic violence survivors for several years. She previously worked as the legal director of Life Span Center for Legal Services and Advocacy for almost 14 years, and as a supervisory attorney at the Legal Assistance Foundation.  Prior to representing clients in family law proceedings, Ms. O’Connor Oshin was a supervising attorney at the Office of the Cook County Public Guardian, where she advocated for children as a Guardian Ad Litem in abuse and neglect proceedings.

Admitted to the Illinois bar in 1991, Ms. O’Connor Oshin received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Loyola University Chicago. She also completed a 40-hour mediation training at Northwestern University. Ms. O’Connor Oshin is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations and the Association for Conflict Resolution.

Illinois Legal Advocate named Ms. O’Connor Oshin as Advocate of the Month for January 2009.

Ms. O’Connor Oshin has an advanced-level proficiency in Spanish.

**New Location**

Tipsters Village Pub

8839 W. Cermak Road, North Riverside

Cocktails at 6:00 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m.

CLE starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. (One hour credit).

Although we will be able to accommodate all who attend,
to ensure that the space is adequately set up, please RSVP.

You can contact Vicki Thiesse at (708) 338-2662.

Members pay $30
Non-members $40.00
Cash bar.