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Adults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery

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Recorded on: Aug. 13, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts Recorded August, 2013 in New YorkAdults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery [00:59:12] Overview of behavioral disorders in the criminal justice system Risk-Need-Responsivity and the behavioral health framework Implications of the framework for your work The purchase price ...

A Primer on Automobile Fraud

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Recorded on: Jul. 30, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics Recorded July, 2013 in San FranciscoA Primer on Automobile Fraud [01:00:39] The topic will cover the basic concepts of the representation of consumers who may have been the victim of automobile dealership fraud/misconduct, including: Review of dealer terminology and practices Common auto dealer sales and financing scams Use of Truth-in-Lending Act and state consumer ...

Article 78s

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Recorded on: Aug. 8, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 Recorded August, 2013 in New YorkArticle 78s [01:30:40] Basics - Using Article 78s to prohibit or compel an act by the local services district and/or OTDA. Exhaustion requirement Parties Statute of limitations Fees - Recovering Attorney’s Fees and Costs pursuant to the New York State Equal Access to Justice Act (CPLR §§ ...

Bankruptcy Estate and Exemptions

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Recorded on: Sep. 27, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients Recorded September, 2013 in San FranciscoBankruptcy Estate and Exemptions [01:00:59] Property of the bankruptcy estate Transfers that the trustee may avoid California exemptions – System 1 and 2 Homestead exemptions Domiciliary requirements Dealing with collateral The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Part ...

Basic Elements of the Medicaid Eligibility Process

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Recorded on: Apr. 24, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 25th Annual Elder Law Institute Recorded April, 2013 in New YorkBasic Elements of the Medicaid Eligibility Process [01:06:42] Income/Assets Limits Tips for handling the application How the new “Managed Long Term Care” changes are affecting the process Transferring assets and issues related to protecting the spouse The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available ...

Basic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases, Part I

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Recorded on: Jun. 10, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases Recorded June, 2013 in San FranciscoBasic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases, Part I [02:01:00] Basic introduction to child custody and visitation law and domestic violence Role of Family Court Services and preparing clients ...

Bullying of Children with Disabilities

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Recorded on: Apr. 17, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 13th Annual School Law Institute Recorded April, 2013 in New YorkBullying of Children with Disabilities [00:52:45] The scope of the problem, and schools’ strategies to stem it Legal remedies Effective strategies for lawyers The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Kicking Bullying to the CurbGary S. Mayerson

CalFresh and General Assistance

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Recorded on: Apr. 4, 2013

Taken from the Web Program California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro-Bono Advocacy Recorded April, 2013 in San FranciscoCalFresh and General Assistance [00:59:24] The Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, called CalFresh in California, provides assistance to individuals and households to meet their basic nutritional needs. General Assistance (GA), also known as Interim Assistance ...

Challenges to Entrepreneurs Coming to the United States

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Recorded on: Sep. 10, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 46th Annual Immigration & Naturalization Institute Recorded September, 2013 in New YorkChallenges to Entrepreneurs Coming to the United States [00:58:25] Standalone investments and Regional Centers: differences in preparation and process Entrepreneurs in Residence Program: has it helped? Removing conditions to LPR status Advising on the business aspects of the process, or not? The purchase price of this segment ...

Child Custody & Restraining Orders: Implications for Veterans

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Recorded on: May. 28, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9 Recorded May, 2013 in San FranciscoChild Custody & Restraining Orders: Implications for Veterans [00:28:48] Domestic issues can be shaped by military service and have implications for veterans. Learn about the latest cases and practices in these areas.The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) ...

Compensation Issues

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Recorded on: Nov. 7, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Nonprofit Organizations 2013: Form 990 Reporting, Governance, and Compensation Issues Recorded November, 2013 in New YorkCompensation Issues [00:59:58] Recent developments Form 990, schedule J concerns regarding compensation Issues to consider in avoiding intermediate sanctions Proper financial reporting of compensation State law and regulatory issues The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) ...

Controversial Issues

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Recorded on: Nov. 15, 2013

Taken from the Web Program The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions Recorded November, 2013 in San FranciscoControversial Issues [01:01:30] Pro bono placement and volunteer support Training Mentoring Cultural competency Pro bono programs and the attorney-client privilege When is an attorney-client relationship created? What are programs’ obligations? Program development Priority setting Outcome measurement ...

Domestic Violence and Housing

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Recorded on: May. 15, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California Recorded May, 2013 in San FranciscoDomestic Violence and Housing [01:01:02] This session covers how California laws, the Fair Housing Act, and the Violence Against Women Act protect survivors of domestic violence from denial of housing, help them defend and avoid eviction, and aid survivors in maintaining ...

Due Process Procedures

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Recorded on: Oct. 10, 2013

Taken from the Web Program California Special Education Law Recorded October, 2013 in San FranciscoDue Process Procedures [01:00:44] A Due Process Hearing is the formal, legal procedure that resolves differences about special education services, with the goal of ensuring a free and appropriate public education (FAPE).  This session will address the right to file for a due process hearing and due process procedures.The purchase price of this ...

Emergency Management and Government Benefits

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Recorded on: Apr. 12, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Catastrophe and the Law: What Lawyers Need to Know to Advise Clients to Prepare and Respond to Disasters 2013 Recorded April, 2013 in New YorkEmergency Management and Government Benefits [01:12:13] A. Government Response Federal, state and local emergency declarations FEMA, state and local emergency response measures, including mandatory evacuation orders Relationship between federal, state and local governments ...

Excessive Force Claims; Emphasis on Medium Level Force - Mace, Pepper Spray and Tasers: The Law, Police Practices and Police Training

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 30th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Recorded October, 2013 in New YorkExcessive Force Claims; Emphasis on Medium Level Force - Mace, Pepper Spray and Tasers: The Law, Police Practices and Police Training [00:55:45] Review of the law, police practices, and police training on use of medium level force and mace, pepper spray, and Tasers, with practices illustrated by videotaped material. Analysis of recent ...

Fair Servicing Part One

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Recorded on: Dec. 17, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Troubleshooting Mortgage Servicing Problems: Regulatory Responses and Advocacy Approaches Recorded December, 2013 in San FranciscoFair Servicing Part One [01:00:44] What does “fair servicing” mean? Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Modernization – proposals and challenges HMDA in the loan servicing context Advocating for fair servicing enforcement under the National Mortgage Settlement The purchase price of ...

Government Involvement in Real Estate Development

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 15th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute Recorded November, 2013 in San FranciscoGovernment Involvement in Real Estate Development [01:01:21] Laying the groundwork for a successful public/private partnership State and local financing sources; public land acquisition and disposition Perspectives of the parties – public entities, private parties and lenders Structuring the transaction Short and long-term transaction ...

Hearing and Post-Hearing Issues

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Recorded on: Oct. 4, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings Recorded October, 2013 in San FranciscoHearing and Post-Hearing Issues [01:32:18] III. Hearing and Post-Hearing Issues    A. Hearings ALJ “intro” Recorded, under oath Representative as witness Burden of Proof Order of hearing Amount of representative input ALJ wants varies ALJ duty to develop the ...

How to Find the Right Case

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Recorded on: May. 31, 2013

Taken from the Web Program How to Find and Handle Your First Pro Bono Case Recorded May, 2013 in San FranciscoHow to Find the Right Case [01:11:16] Figuring out what you are interested in What are the constraints and systems of your current situation Finding out what work is available Options in types of volunteering- Impact litigation (shouldn’t be your first case unless you are in a large firm and someone else will be involved on a daily ...

Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities

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Recorded on: Nov. 4, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 Recorded November, 2013 in San FranciscoIntroduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities [01:05:54] During this hour, we will define the term “veteran”, provide an overview of the various benefits that veterans can receive from the VA, discuss the VA attorney accreditation process for those interested in practicing ...

Legal & Operational Framework for Disaster Planning and Response

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Recorded on: Jul. 22, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 13th Annual Municipal Law Institute Recorded July, 2013 in New YorkLegal & Operational Framework for Disaster Planning and Response [01:01:49] Local and state governmental powers in emergencies Intrastate, interstate and federal assistance Organizational and operational Considerations The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Legal & ...

Loss Mitigation

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Recorded on: May. 7, 2013

Taken from the Web Program New Developments in Residential Loan Servicing: State, Federal and Programmatic Laws, Regulations and Standards Recorded May, 2013 in San FranciscoLoss Mitigation [01:23:26] Updates on the Making Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Updates on GSE loss mitigation rules Overview of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights Overview of servicing standards in the National Mortgage Settlement The purchase price ...

MSRB and FINRA Developments

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Recorded on: Jun. 5, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Municipal Securities Activity by Broker-Dealers and Advisors 2013 Recorded May, 2013 in New YorkMSRB and FINRA Developments [00:58:48] The MSRB Rulebook EMMA: current resources and future functionality FINRA monthly report card: material event disclosure in the primary market The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: MSRB and Finra Developments ...

Overview of Reentry Legal Services

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Recorded on: Aug. 19, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Re-Entry Issues: Overcoming Employment and Housing Challenges Due to a Prior Arrest or Conviction Recorded August, 2013 in San FranciscoOverview of Reentry Legal Services [01:18:53] Reentry legal services encompass a range of strategies to reduce the legal barriers faced by people as they reintegrate into society following an arrest or conviction. This introductory section of the training will provide an overview of California ...

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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.