Offers experience-based knowledge in advocating within monolingual Latino and Southeast Asian (particularly Vietnamese) communities.
Date training recorded: Sep 4, 2014
Trainer(s): Jora Trang, Sotivear Sim
Sponsoring Organization(s): Worksafe, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)


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Devising a legal strategy of education, advocacy, and legal representation for monolingual immigrant populations can be very challenging. The effective delivery of such services must combine a knowledge base of various areas of substantive law and how they interplay with one another, effective outreach techniques for low-income communities, cultural competence, and sensitivity. This panel will seek to offer some experience-based knowledge in advocating within Latino and Southeast Asian (particularly Vietnamese) communities and provide some possible strategies to increase the effectiveness of legal advocacy. The ethical requirements of legal aid attorneys versus ethical dilemmas of representing low-wage monolingual workers will also be discussed (as it relates to cultural competence, legal strategies that reflect a deep and sensitive understanding of the clients’ culture, the need for wrap around services for clients, and ethical issues as they relate to immigration status, etc.)

Presented by:
Jora Trang, Worksafe
Sotivear Sim, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

1 hour of Elimination of Bias Credit is available

This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.

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Delivery of Legal Services to Latino and Southeast Asian Client Communities


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Series: Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
MCLE: 1 hour (Elimination of Bias)
Last revised: Jun 1, 2018 12:04 pm