DVRO Litigation: Disturbing the Peace and Coercive Control

This webinar will cover litigating a domestic violence restraining order (DVRO) case when the primary allegations are “disturbing the peace” & coercive control. Beginning with an overview of applicable statutory authority and case law, the webinar will provide practical guidance on pleading preparation and courtroom advocacy. Attendees will leave with important insights into navigating the […]

Eviction Prevention & New Court Requirements

Detailed information on AB832 regarding the new requirements for eviction/unlawful detainers. Co-sponsored by the California Department of Housing & Community Development and the Business, Consumer Services & Housing Agency. Presenters: Jessica Hayes, Housing and Community Development Specialist, California Department of Housing & Community Development Philip J. Laird, Deputy General Counsel for the Business, Consumer Services […]

Best Practices for Social Security Disability Hearings

At this presentation we will be discussing best practices and approaches to Social Security Disability Hearings. We will discuss strategies on how to write persuasive On the Record Decision requests. Also, we will discuss hearing strategies, including various approaches regarding how to handle Vocational Experts.   Presenters: Antonio Valdez, Legal Services of Northern California Meghan […]

Advocacy Tips for Working With SSA

This training will give detailed information on the structure of SSA’s offices and hierarchy in order to best equip advocates to get what they need. We will also cover some of the more effective ways to move the wheels of bureaucratic power, as well as best practices for interacting with and submitting written materials to […]