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 judges.


Eve Rutzick, Inner City Law Center
Steve Weiss, Bay Area Legal Aid
Melanie Ferrier, Homeless Action Center
David Camp, NOSSCR President

The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) is an approved multi-activity MCLE provider (Provider #2303).

LAAC’s trainings are intended for legal aid advocates. If you are not a civil legal aid attorney, please consider donating here.

The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) produces trainings designed for civil legal aid and pro bono attorneys throughout the state, bringing the experts directly to the advocates helping low-income Californians. Technology permitting, all trainings are recorded and archived for later on-demand viewing by advocates. This training 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.

Advocacy Tips for Working With SSA

October 4, 2022

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