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Developing and Documenting Defenses in Public Benefit Fraud Cases

This training will review key case law and strategies to identify, access, and develop evidence in fraud cases in CalFresh, CalWORKs and other public benefit programs.
December 5, 2018
Series: Public Benefits Fraud Series
Sponsoring Organization(s): Western Center on Law & Poverty (WCLP), Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)




Access to Children’s Mental Health Services in California Focus on Medi-Cal

This webinar will discuss how the Medi-Cal mental health system operates, with a focus on services for children under age 21.
November 29, 2018
Sponsoring Organization(s): National Health Law Program (NHeLP)




New Pathways for Advocates to Challenge Parking Tickets and Car Tows on Behalf of Indigent Clients

Join the attorneys and law students from the East Bay Community Law Center, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Back on the Road coalition as they walk through the new laws, their implementation in various cities, and some problems you might encounter and how to deal with them.
November 16, 2018
Sponsoring Organization(s): East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC), Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR)




Creating a Level Playing Field for Girls: Title IX Athletics in Schools and Beyond

A training on the legal requirements mandating equity for girls playing sports in high school and at youth parks and recreation facilities in California.
October 25, 2018
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid at Work, California Women’s Law Center (CWLC)




Culture, Trauma, and Context: Strategies for Successful Case Outcomes

This course will discuss strategies for judicial officers, attorneys, court staff, and justice partners to successfully engage families and ensure equal access to safety through approaches that are culturally responsive and trauma informed.
September 26, 2018
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Judicial Council of California (Judicial Council), Asian Women’s Shelter




Dog Days of August: Legal Rights to Animals That Help People with Disabilities

This overview training will address a “constellation” of hot topics during the Dog Days of August. First tip: depending on context, animals used by people with disabilities can include more than just dogs.
August 10, 2018
Series: Disability, Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): Disability Rights California (DRC), Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)




The Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Students and Employees at CA Schools

This webinar will discuss the rights of pregnant and parenting employees and students in California’s schools, including an overview of pregnancy leave rights and legally required accommodations for pregnancy and lactation.
July 31, 2018
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): California Women’s Law Center (CWLC), BreastfeedLA, Center for WorkLife Law




Consumer Series Part 3: Beating Medical Debt

This webinar provides pre-litigation and litigation training for helping people tackle and conquer medical debt.
June 6, 2018
Series: Consumer Series, Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD)




Supervising Interns and Volunteers: Professional Responsibility & Best Practices

Presenters will describe the ABA and California Rules of Professional Responsibility as they relate to common challenges with volunteers (including the duty to supervise, the unlawful practice of law, and the duty of confidentiality). Presenters will also discuss challenges and successful strategies for hiring, supervising, managing, and wrapping up the term for volunteers and interns.
May 31, 2018
Series: Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC), Record Clearance Project




Consumer Series Part 2: From Defense to Offense, Bringing Affirmative Consumer Claims

This webinar focuses on methods for identifying potential affirmative claims, case selection, and case preparation.
May 9, 2018
Series: Consumer Series, Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD)




Consumer Series Part 1: Primer on Debt Defense Strategies

This webinar will discuss effective strategies for defending debt defense cases, including third party debt collection claims and original creditor claims.
April 11, 2018
Series: Consumer Series, Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD)




CAPI: California’s Assistance Program for Immigrants who are Senior Citizens or have Disabilities

This webinar will provide an overview of the eligibility rules, including details on assessing a client’s immigration status and eligibility. The webinar will also go over rules that are frequently misunderstood—including sponsor deeming and exceptions to the deeming rules.
March 12, 2018
Series: Free to the Public, Senior Legal Issues
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), Inner City Law Center (ICLC)




Reentry Legal Services: Representing Former Prisoners in SSI Advocacy

This program will focus on the mental health-related requirements for disability benefits eligibility, with particular applicability to certain vulnerable populations: prisoners who have been adversely impacted by solitary confinement and transgender prisoners who have been traumatized by their prison experience.
February 6, 2018
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal), Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC)




Making It Rain: Bringing in Attorney’s Fees for Nonprofits

This webinar provides the basic mechanics and tools to transform the recovery of attorney’s fees from an aspirational goal to a reality.
January 31, 2018
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD)




Litigating Habitability Cases

This session covers the basic laws regarding habitability and other possible causes of action and other likely causes of action, investigation, client control, discovery and settlement while using case examples to illustrate the concepts.
January 30, 2018
Series: Free to the Public, Litigation
Sponsoring Organization(s): Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, National Housing Law Project (NHLP)




Elder Financial Exploitation: Real Estate Fraud Litigation

This webinar will discuss litigation strategies for assisting seniors who are defrauded of the equity in their home, including the loss of title through forgery or fraud, or the loss of equity and risk of foreclosure due to predatory lending and other scams.
January 11, 2018
Series: Free to the Public, Senior Legal Issues
Sponsoring Organization(s): Bet Tzedek Legal Services




Preventing Gun Tragedies Before They Occur: Understanding California’s New Gun Violence Restraining Order Law

This webinar will help attendees understand the key aspects of this groundbreaking law that went into effect on January 1, 2016, and how to identify the circumstances under which it should be utilized to help prevent suicides and other gun violence.
January 10, 2018
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence




From Protest to Policy: Transforming a Grassroots Anti-Discrimination Movement into State Law

This webinar will trace the history of this movement and recount how that history enhanced the legislative effort this year. It will go behind the scenes to describe the challenges in getting a bill passed in Sacramento.
December 11, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC)




New Horizons for Students with Disabilities: Implications from the SCOTUS decision in Endrew v. Douglas Co. Sch District

In this webinar, we will hear from an author of the disability community amicus brief in Endrew and one of the thought leaders in this arena about the implications of Endrew for students with disabilities and their advocates.
December 5, 2017
Series: Disability, Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)




Ethics in a Legal Services Context

This interactive program will focus on the most common ethical issues legal services attorneys face in their practice.
December 1, 2017
Series: Intro to Legal Services, Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): OneJustice




Best Practices for Providing Legal Services and Legal Education in Prisons and Jail

Attorneys from Bay Area Legal Aid, Harriett Buhai Center on Family Law, Root and Rebound, and Legal Services for Prisoners with Children will share best practices and creative strategies for providing legal information and services to incarcerated people.
November 2, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal), Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC), Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, Root & Rebound




Help for Self Represented Domestic Violence Victims in Family Court

This webinar will help those who work with survivors increase their capacity to assist survivors in successfully seeking relief in family court.
October 30, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA), National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges




California E-Clinic Volunteer Advocate Training: Parental Readiness Empowerment Program (PREP)

California E-Clinic Volunteer Advocate Training: Parental Readiness Empowerment Program (PREP)
October 23, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law




Conquering Court Debt: Arguing “Ability to Pay” in Traffic Court

This training will provide a framework for understanding the often dramatically harmful impact of traffic court fines and fees, and frequently accompanying driver’s license suspension, on low income infraction defendants.
October 16, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC), Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC), American Civil Liberties Union – Southern California




Overview of Disability Rights Laws

This training is designed to assist attorneys and advocates in a range of practice areas with issue-spotting for disability rights issues.
October 11, 2017
Series: Disability, Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)




Working with LGBTQ Survivors of Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Abuse

In this webinar, participants will learn how to provide culturally competent services, and what legal issues may be of particular relevance when working with LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence or intimate partner abuse, including LGBTQ parents.
September 28, 2017
Series: Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal), National Center for Lesbian Rights




Recognizing and Addressing Implicit Bias in Domestic Violence Cases

This training will offer experience-based knowledge in advocating within Latino and Southeast Asian communities around issues of domestic violence and provide information on how to address issues of Implicit Bias.
September 26, 2017
Series: Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), Worksafe




A Right to Counsel in Civil Cases: History, Status, and the Latest Happenings

This presentation will cover the history of federal law on the subject, the actions of the states to fill the gap in critical civil areas (such as child custody, mental health, housing, and domestic violence), and the most exciting recent developments happening in red and blue states all across the country.
August 14, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel (NCCRC)




Disposable Workers?: Worker Injury & Death Under the Trump Administration

Learn more about basic health and safety rights of workers, anticipated challenges under the Trump Administration, and what you can do to join the on-going campaigns around the nation and the state to protect vulnerable workers, communities and families.
July 31, 2017
Series: Free to the Public
Sponsoring Organization(s): Worksafe