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Housing Negotiation Project Training

Tuesday February 26
2013

  • By: Volunteer Legal Services Program of the San Francisco Bar Association (VLSP)
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    BASF Conference Center
    301 Battery Street
    3rd Floor
    San Francisco, CA
  • Source: Bay Area

VLSP's Housing Negotiation Project is a limited-scope project providing representation to individuals and families facing eviction. Representation is limited to settlement conferences only. HNP is the first pro bono project of its kind, and is a project in which every single person in need of representation has a pro bono attorney. Volunteer shifts are Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. During one shift, a volunteer will represent one to three clients. It is an excellent opportunity to get valuable negotiation experience without a large time commitment. Volunteers must attend our free CLE training before volunteering for this project. After attending the training, we ask our volunteers commit to 4 afternoon sessions within 6 months.

To register for this training, please email vlsp@sfbar.org. Pre-registration is required for this training.

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James Mason is an associate attorney in Dorsey & Whitney LLP's Minneapolis office. He volunteers with Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) in its criminal expungement workshop. At the workshops, volunteer attorneys like James help people complete the lengthy and detailed court pleadings required for expungement using the HotDocs assembly tool hosted on ProJusticeMN.org. READ MORE

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