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Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014

Friday January 31

  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    PLI San Francisco Conference Center & Via Live Webcast
    685 Market Street, Suite 100
    San Francisco, CA
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
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  • Source: California

Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014

January 31, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
PLI San Francisco Conference Center & Via Live Webcast

To Register:

Why You Should Attend
For low-income families who often do not have the benefit of legal counsel, eviction can mean homelessness. Most are unrepresented. Won't you volunteer to help those in our community who are most vulnerable? Get the legal training you need at this half-day program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco and make a difference.

What You Will Learn
• The several types of housing and rent ordinances
• The various defenses that may be available in the Unlawful Detainer action
• How to use discovery in Unlawful Detainer actions
• An inside view of the settlement conference
• How to prepare and conduct the trial

Who Should Attend
Attorneys who would like to provide pro bono representation to low-income clients in unlawful detainer actions will learn what they need to know.

To see the detailed program schedule and faculty, please click on the attachment below.

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