Benefits of Participation


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The CLPI program provides participants with a host of benefits, including mentorship, case referrals, access to CLE events, as well as subscriptions to case management and legal research software.

Participants are provided malpractice coverage for pro bono representation provided to JDC clients. Participants must maintain malpractice coverage to represent low-fee clients referred through LRIS, with hourly fees not to exceed $75 per hour for clients receiving low fee services. In addition, participants will have direct access to programming available through BASF’s Continuing Legal Education department, Barristers Club for new attorneys, BASF and Barristers’ areas of practice sections, and networking events.

Find out more about the program requirements in order to understand if you qualify. 

Participants pay a monthly participation fee of $300.00 and receive the following CLPI benefits for free:

Intensive family law, eviction defense, and bankruptcy legal training

Client representation including court appearances

Referrals to represent paying clients

One-on-one mentoring and supervision

Shared work space (BASF’s Spacebar member lounge)

Telephone, copier, fax and Internet access (WiFi)

BASF conference room space

Law firm conference room space

Law practice management boot camp and tool kit

CLIO case management system (while participating in the CLPI)

Lexis/Nexis electronic research (while participating in the CLPI)

BASF Continuing Legal Education passport for free admission to certain programs (while participating in the CLPI)

One year membership in LRIS (while participating in the CLPI)

One year membership in BASF, which includes membership in the Barristers Club (while participating in the CLPI)

Opportunities to network and grow your practice