3-Hour Program

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Overview


 Scholarships available

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.  We encourage all eligible attendees to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application

Why You Should Attend
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 half-day program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco, or your local legal services agency, and make a difference.

What You Will Learn
  • The several types of housing and rent ordinances
  • The various defenses that may be available in the Unlawful Detainer action
  • How to use discovery in Unlawful Detainer actions
  • An inside view of the settlement conference
  • How to prepare and conduct the trial

    Who Should Attend
    Attorneys who would like to provide pro bono representation to low-income clients in unlawful detainer actions will learn what they need to know.

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