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Tax, Credit and Other Financial Consequences of Foreclosures, Short Sales and Mortgage Loan Principal Forgiveness 2012 (Free)

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From the program: Tax, Credit and Other Financial Consequences of Foreclosures, Short Sales and Mortgage Loan Principal Forgiveness (Free)

Released on: Oct. 24, 2012

This training will help improve your ability to counsel homeowners in financial distress.  The training will provide an overview of the financial issues - including tax and credit consequences - homeowners may face after a foreclosure, short sale or loan modification.  Tax experts will explain the fundamentals of how cancelled mortgage debt is treated under state and federal tax law, and provide insights into changes ...

California Guardianship Law 2012

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From the program: California Guardianship Law 2012 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 21, 2012

Learn the basics of guardianship law and procedure so that you can competently represent a child or adult petitioner in establishing a guardianship of the person.  This program will teach you how to represent parties in both uncontested and contested guardianship proceedings.  There will also be a discussion regarding referrals to Juvenile Dependency Court under Probate Code 1513(c), including recent case law and proposed legislative ...

New Developments in Residential Loan Servicing: State, Federal and Programmatic Laws, Regulations and Standards 2013 (Free)

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From the program: New Developments in Residential Loan Servicing: State, Federal and Programmatic Laws, Regulations and Standards (Free)

Released on: May. 20, 2013

The rules of the road for residential mortgage servicing have changed significantly since the crash in 2008. Since then, a wide variety of agencies, including Congress, federal banking regulators, state attorneys general and the California legislature, have all sought to improve loan servicers’ practices, particularly in connection with the loss mitigation process. The result is a series of overlapping rules, laws and regulations –  from the ...

Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2013

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From the program: Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2013

Released on: May. 29, 2013

A faculty of domestic and international legal experts will provide practical guidance for the trademark search and application process in the U.S. and abroad.  Using real-world examples, this practice-based, hands-on workshop will get you involved and provide takeaway tips that can be put into use in daily practice immediately.  Learn about the differences and similarities of differing search strategies here and abroad using interactive ...

Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

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From the program: Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

Released on: Jun. 7, 2013

Certain laws and courtroom practices have the potential to impact veterans differently than the rest of the population. This three hour overview will provide useful information to attorneys, judicial officers and others who interact with veterans about the implications of certain laws and practices with regards to veterans’ pasts and futures. The program will focus on Penal Code 1170.9, especially with regard to the 2013 enhancements and will address ...

End-of-Life Planning for the Low-Income Client 2013

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From the program: End-of-Life Planning for the Low-Income Client (Free)

Released on: Jul. 12, 2013

End of Life Planning is, like Death and Taxes, one of those things that can go from an easy, informative and straightforward conversation to a drawn-out nightmare if ignored. Low income and very low-income clients, unlike the average middle class client, frequently do not understand the importance of, for example, having identified caretakers for their minor children in place. They frequently resort to “no planning” or improvised planning which does ...

Municipal Law Institute 2013 (13th Annual)

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From the program: Municipal Law Institute (13th Annual)

Released on: Jul. 26, 2013

The Municipal Law Institute offers sharp analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law.Topics Discussed Will Include: The Municipal Response to Natural Disasters Ethics for the Municipal Lawyer Employment Law Update Lecture Topics [Total time 06:11:46]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction* [00:09:48]Jonathan ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 (Free)

Released on: Aug. 16, 2013

In PLI’s New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp program you will learn how to protect the rights of public assistance and food stamp applicants and recipients to these basic subsistence benefits.  Many applicants have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic process to establish and maintain eligibility for public assistance and food stamps.  Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without ...

Re-Entry Issues: Overcoming Employment and Housing Challenges Due to a Prior Arrest or Conviction 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Re-Entry Issues: Overcoming Employment and Housing Challenges Due to a Prior Arrest or Conviction (Free)

Released on: Aug. 30, 2013

In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionately affected.A person with a prior record faces significant ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2013

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From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2013 (Free)

Released on: Oct. 17, 2013

The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. The increase trend of employers challenging all Unemployment Benefits claims has been combined with the explosion of UI claims during the recession. The recession and aging of the workforce has resulted in an increase in disability-based Social Security claims. Budget cuts and program changes have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients, and delays ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 15, 2013

There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S.; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled.  Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need.  Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as: Lack of proper paper trails to “service-connect” ...

Nonprofit Organizations 2013: Form 990 Reporting, Governance, and Compensation Issues

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From the program: Nonprofit Organizations 2013: Form 990 Reporting, Governance, and Compensation Issues

Released on: Nov. 20, 2013

Nonprofit organizations continue to  face heightened  scrutiny and complex regulatory guidelines.  Nonprofit Organizations 2013:  Form 990 Reporting, Governance, and Compensation  Issues will provide you with practice advice and updates on the latest  developments in the preparation of the Form 990, nonprofit governance, and nonprofit compensation, along with other unique financial and regulatory issues ...

The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions

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From the program: The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions

Released on: Nov. 28, 2013

The American Bar Association has just released updated Standards for Pro Bono Legal Services Programs.  Learn about what the Standards provide, and how you might use them to improve or build on your program. Lecture Topics [Total time 03:13:02] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Program Overview and Introductions* [00:06:52]Tiela Chalmers, Sharon E Goldsmith, Cheryl Zalenski Overview ...

Troubleshooting Mortgage Servicing Problems: Regulatory Responses and Advocacy Approaches 2013

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From the program: Troubleshooting Mortgage Servicing Problems: Regulatory Responses and Advocacy Approaches (Free)

Released on: Dec. 30, 2013

Some of the biggest loan servicers in California are in the process of selling off large segments of their servicing portfolios.  Servicing transfers can wreak havoc with borrowers’ accounts, particularly if they are in the midst of seeking a loan modification or other assistance.  Other borrowers encounter problems obtaining assistance due to “non-borrower” status after the death of a family member or because of limited English proficiency ...

Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014 (Free)

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From the program: Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014

Released on: Feb. 14, 2014

For low-income families who often do not have the benefit of legal counsel, eviction can mean homelessness. Most are unrepresented.  Won’t you volunteer to help those in our community who are most vulnerable?  Get the legal training you need at this program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco and make a difference.Lecture Topics  [Total time 03:08:50]Segments with an asterisk ...

Social Security Disability 2014: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

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From the program: Social Security Disability 2014: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

Released on: Apr. 1, 2014

Disabled children and adults need your help! After the Social Security Administration denies an initial disability claim, a claimant may find it confusing, difficult, and even overwhelming to appeal a denial. Many claimants cannot afford legal representation and must navigate the appeals process on their own.In this free PLI program, you will learn about Social Security disability benefits and how to represent disabled children and adults in appealing ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Mina Park

Mina Park ~ Director, Banking and Capital Markets Origination Legal, Asia Pacific, Citi

Harvey I. Saferstein

Harvey I. Saferstein ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.