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

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Why You Should Attend With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence.  Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand your organization’s footprint.  We’ll ...

Trial Evidence 2015: Advocacy, Analysis, Illustrations

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend Trial Evidence features a unique blend of evidentiary doctrinal analysis and practical application.  You will learn about fundamental evidence law, as well as important recent trends and developments.   Program Format Numerous evidentiary issues will be illustrated by actual cases, movies, and novels.The program faculty is highly experienced and accomplished, including a professor of evidence, a litigator, and ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often lead to unnecessary hunger and homelessness. Attorneys ...

Your Resume, Research and Bidding: Your First Keys to Success at Loyola Chicago's PLIP 2015

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Please note:  This briefing is 90 minutes, FREE, and NO CLE.

Elder Law Institute (27th Annual)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend The 27th Annual Elder Law Institute presents current legal topics important to your older clients, and your younger clients with aging parents. Many of the subjects covered this year focus on planning for incapacity, paying for health care and maintaining the legal autonomy and dignity of your aging clients.  The subject of elder law is a part of every practice – we ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues.  Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist a low-income child in California.  What ...

Disability Accommodations in the Digital Age

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) requires covered entities – which include employers, businesses, and educational institutions – to take steps to ensure that they are accessible to people with disabilities.  Since the ADA’s passage in 1990, digital technology has become ubiquitous and has changed the way we work, shop, manage our finances, and learn.  As a result, businesses and institutions increasingly ...

Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Development

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by Pennsylvania Bar InstituteAttendees in Pennsylvania will be viewing the live broadcast at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, 10th floor, Philadelphia (Juniper St. entrance, between 13th & Broad Sts., opposite City Hall). You will have the opportunity to submit questions and will receive the printed Course Handbook.Why You Should Attend  At PLI’s Higher Education Law 2015: ...

Making Sense of Mobilehomes – Homeowner and Tenants’ Rights

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Approximately 6% of all occupied housing in the United States consists of manufactured homes (generally referred to as mobilehomes).  This almost uniquely American version of housing has been and continues to be a more affordable option for many people, but it is an option fraught with dangers that most homeowners do not understand or consider before making that choice.  It is also an option regulated by an array of ...

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts ...

Appellate Advocacy 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. Attendees will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes.  Attendees ...

15th Annual School Law Institute

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

To effectively counsel parents, students, and school districts, practitioners must continue to develop and expand their understanding of the most recent developments in case law, and keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes. At PLI’s 15th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant new developments in education law and policy, and the implications of these developments for your clients. What ...

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the training you need to represent low-income domestic violence survivors seeking domestic violence restraining orders in California, including crafting safe and effective child custody and visitation orders.  Experienced attorneys will give you a practical training to enable you to obtain orders critical to protecting victims ...

California Guardianship Law 2015

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Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year,  and the  prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system is even higher.  This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and their involvement ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend This year’s program offers foundational information which will provide attorneys with a greater understanding of Public Assistance and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Two of the primary forums in which advocates assist people with public assistance and food stamps problems are administrative Fair Hearings and Article 78 special proceedings.  High quality representation calls for a grounding ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act A ...

Children's Law Institute (18th Annual)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 18th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare and juvenile justice practice.  ...

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

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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

Defending Immigration Removal 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar Association Attendees in Atlanta will view the program via Groupcast at the offices of the Atlanta Bar Association, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303-1601. With PLI’s Groupcasts you'll instantaneously receive streaming audio/video of the live program and be able to submit your questions electronically. At these locations you’ll also receive the printed Course Handbook ...

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend 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 low-income ...

Municipal Law Institute (15th Annual)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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

Featured Faculty/Authors
Jae  Kim

Jae Kim ~ Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rambus Inc.

Lori A. Richards

Lori A. Richards ~ Chief Compliance Officer, Asset Management Unit, JP Morgan & Co

Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith ~ Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP