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Prison Law 2014 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Whether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state courts ...

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

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You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many legal needs that an immigrant trafficking survivor may ...

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

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This program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.What you will learn Recent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices The New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 Compensation issues: federal and state statutory framework , what is ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free)

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IMPORTANT!! GET ACCREDITED BY THE VA BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS TRAINING. 1. Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf.2. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application. You can speed up the process by emailing the form to OGCAccreditationMailbox@va.gov.3. Within 12 months of accreditation ...

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - Effective Representation 2014 (Free)

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Why You Should Attend Attorneys interested in representing unaccompanied immigrant children will learn the framework for legal relief for these clients and effective strategies for working with children.  What You Will Learn How removal proceedings against children are conducted, and some of the key affirmative defenses available under US immigration law Eligibility requirements and procedural steps in seeking special immigrant ...

Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum

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Why You Should Attend Unaccompanied immigrant children (UACs) from Central America have been coming to California in increasing numbers for the past few years.  These children are placed in removal proceedings, and without access to government appointed counsel, they have difficulties navigating the confusing and complex immigration system alone.  Many children are eligible for some form of humanitarian relief or have other avenues to avoid ...

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

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As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.What you will learnWithin the context of pro bono representation, using “all-new” hypotheticals as ...

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

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At this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.What you will learn The latest updates about immigration reform legislation and the effects ...

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

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Running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new legal issues related to innovative fundraising ...

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2015

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Why You Should Attend This program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation (often called “unbundling”) in a family law context, including all of the fee agreements, forms and other materials you will need to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably.?? This program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation ...

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Millions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need.What you ...

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Human Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protection ...

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015 (Free)

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Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015

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Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases!  What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing ...

Basic Immigration Law 2015

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Co-Sponsored by Pennsylvania Bar InstituteAttendees in Pennsylvania will be viewing the live broadcast at the the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Professional Development Conference Center, Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2517. You will have the opportunity to submit questions and will receive the printed Course Handbook.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Limited Scope Representation 2015: Ethical & Practical Challenges (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2015

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Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Trial Evidence 2015: Advocacy, Analysis, Illustrations

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How to Handle Your First Pro Bono Case in New York 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Featured Faculty/Authors
Michael T. Fishman

Michael T. Fishman ~ Greenberg Traurig LLP

Rebecca S. Eisner

Rebecca S. Eisner ~ Mayer Brown LLP

Tamar Kraft-Stolar

Tamar Kraft-Stolar ~ Director, Women in Prison Project, Correctional Association of New York