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NYC Pro Bono and Legal Services Training Calendar
February 2005
This monthly calendar is a joint project of The Legal Aid Society the Legal Support Unit of Legal Services for New York City, Pro Bono Net and Volunteers of Legal Service. Its purpose is to inform the legal services and pro bono community in New York City of training events that are relevant to delivery of legal assistance to poor people.

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Arts
Getting Started With VLA: New Volunteer Attorney Orientation
By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 02/07/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Location: 1 East 53rd Street, 6th Floor
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jeffrey Klein at jklein@vlany.org 212-319-2787 x18

The VLA Legal Clinic
By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 02/09/2005
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 1 East 53 Street, 6th Floor
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jeffrey Klein at jklein@vlany.org 212-319-2787 x18

The VLA Legal Clinic
By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 02/23/2005
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 1 East 53 Street, 6th Floor
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jeffrey Klein at jklein@vlany.org 212-319-2787 x18

Disability
Estate Planning Primer: Everything You Need to Know About Estate Planning, But Were Too Afraid (or Didn't Know) to Ask
By: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Date: 02/02/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: 42 West 44 Street
City: New York, NY
Contact: Eric Cohen at ecohen@abcny.org

Changes in the IDEA
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/09/2005
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

Elderly
Estate Planning Primer: Everything You Need to Know About Estate Planning, But Were Too Afraid (or Didn't Know) to Ask
By: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Date: 02/02/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: 42 West 44 Street
City: New York, NY
Contact: Eric Cohen at ecohen@abcny.org

Medicaid Financial Eligibility for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
By: Arnold & Porter LLP,Selfhelp Community Services
Date: 02/07/2005
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM CLE Credit
Location: ARNOLD & PORTER, 399 Park Avenue , Conference Rm. 34A (53rd St)
City: NY, NY
Contact: Liz Price at lprice@selfhelp.net

Medicaid for Older Adults Part 2 - Spenddown, Medicare Savings Program, Applications
By: Arnold & Porter LLP,Selfhelp Community Services
Date: 02/14/2005
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM CLE Credit
Location: ARNOLD & PORTER, 399 Park Avenue (53rd -54th St.), Conference Rm. 34A
City: NY, NY
Contact: Liz Price at lprice@selfhelp.net

Senior Health Benefits
By: Public Benefits Resource Center
Date: 02/24/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Service Society, 105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room 4A
City: New York, NY
Contact: Migdalia Molina

Employment
How to Represent a Pro Se Litigant in Mediation of an Employment Discrimination Action as part of the Southern District of NY's Pro Bono Panel
By: US District Court for the Southern District of NY,Employment & Labor Relations Committee, Commercial & Federal Litigation Section of the NYS Bar Association
Date: 02/09/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM CLE Credit
Location: Daniel Patrick Moynihan US Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, Room 850
City: New York, NY
Contact: Natalie Sobchak at pro_bono@nysd.uscourts.gov

Ethics
Ethics for Immigration Practitioners Workshop
By: The New York Immigration Coalition – Immigrant Concerns Training Institute
Date: 02/25/2005
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: The New York Immigration Coalition, 275 Seventh Avenue, 9th Floor (Between 25th and 26th St.)
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jackie Wong at jwong@thenyic.org

Family/DV
Child Protective Cases - Application of Nicholson v. Scoppetta
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/03/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

Financial Issues in Matrimonial Cases: Mastering the Numbers
By: Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Date: 02/17/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CLE Credit
Location: 42 West 44 Street
City: New York, NY
Contact: Eric Cohen at ecohen@abcny.org

Acquiring Legal Immigration Status for Battered Women and Children under VAWA
By: inMotion Inc.,LSNY- Bronx,Bronx Bar Association
Date: 02/22/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CLE Credit
Location: Bronx Supreme Court, 851 Grand Concourse, Rm 622
City: Bronx, NY
Contact: Libby Vazquez at lvazquez@inmotiononline.org 718 537-7335

The Ninth Annual Domestic Violence Conference: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - Integrating Insights and Practice
By: First Department; Fordham University School of Law; Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence; and New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts,The Appellate Division
Date: 02/28/2005 to 03/01/2005
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Fordham University School of Law McNally Amphitheatre
City: New York, NY
Contact: at cle@law.fordham.edu

Health Care
Two Day HIV Training for Case Managers: Part 2
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/04/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

HIV/AIDS
Two Day HIV Training for Case Managers: Part 2
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/04/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

Immigration
Child Status Protection Act Workshop
By: The New York Immigration Coalition – Immigrant Concerns Training Institute
Date: 02/18/2005
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: The New York Immigration Coalition, 275 Seventh Avenue, 9th Floor (Between 25th and 26th St.)
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jackie Wong at jwong@thenyic.org

Immigrant Access to Healthcare Workshop
By: The New York Immigration Coalition – Immigrant Concerns Training Institute
Date: 02/18/2005
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: The New York Immigration Coalition, 275 Seventh Avenue, 9th Floor (Between 25th and 26th St.)
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jackie Wong at jwong@thenyic.org

Legal Services
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Legal Services Providers: Surveying the Data Landscape
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/08/2005
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

The Essentials of Representing Nonprofits & Foundations Online Seminar - Foundation Support of Advocacy (online training)
By: Alliance for Justice
Date: 02/09/2005
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online training
City: Washington, DC
Contact: Robin Powers at rpowers@afj.org

Ethics for Immigration Practitioners Workshop
By: The New York Immigration Coalition – Immigrant Concerns Training Institute
Date: 02/25/2005
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: The New York Immigration Coalition, 275 Seventh Avenue, 9th Floor (Between 25th and 26th St.)
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jackie Wong at jwong@thenyic.org

Nonprofit/Community Development
Getting Started With VLA: New Volunteer Attorney Orientation
By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 02/07/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Location: 1 East 53rd Street, 6th Floor
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jeffrey Klein at jklein@vlany.org 212-319-2787 x18

The VLA Legal Clinic
By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 02/09/2005
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 1 East 53 Street, 6th Floor
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jeffrey Klein at jklein@vlany.org 212-319-2787 x18

The Essentials of Representing Nonprofits & Foundations Online Seminar - Tax Law and Election Activity
By: Alliance for Justice
Date: 02/16/2005
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online training
City: Washington, DC
Contact: Robin Powers at rpowers@afj.org

The Essentials of Representing Nonprofits & Foundations Online Seminar - Federal Election Law
By: Alliance for Justice
Date: 02/23/2005
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online training
City: Washington, DC
Contact: Robin Powers at rpowers@afj.org

The VLA Legal Clinic
By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 02/23/2005
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 1 East 53 Street, 6th Floor
City: New York, NY
Contact: Jeffrey Klein at jklein@vlany.org 212-319-2787 x18

Public Benefits
Social Security and SSI: Keeping up with statutory and regulatory changes
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/01/2005
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

Maintaining Housing with a Section 8 Subsidy
By: Public Benefits Resource Center and Tenant Advocay Project
Date: 02/02/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 105 East 22nd Street
City: New York, NY
Contact: Migdalia Molina

Supplemental Needs Trusts
By: Public Benefits Resource Center
Date: 02/03/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Service Society, 105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room 4A
City: New York, NY
Contact: Midgalia Molina

Unemployment Insurance
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/10/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

Social Security Disability Determinations
By: Public Benefits Resource Center
Date: 02/16/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Service Society, 105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room 4A
City: New York, NY
Contact: Migdalia Molina

Public Assistance: Special Populations
By: Public Benefits Resource Center
Date: 02/17/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Service Society, 105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room 4A
City: New York, NY
Contact: Migdalia Molina

Emergency Assistance for Poverty Advocates
By: Public Benefits Resource Center
Date: 02/23/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Service Society, 105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room 4A
City: New York, NY
Contact: Migdalia Molina

Return to Work Issues for SSI and SSD recipients
By: The Legal Support Unit / LSNY
Date: 02/23/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: Legal Services For NYC, 350 Broadway 6th Floor
City: New York City, NY
Contact: Roger Stroud at rstroud@legalsupport.org

Senior Health Benefits
By: Public Benefits Resource Center
Date: 02/24/2005
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Service Society, 105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room 4A
City: New York, NY
Contact: Migdalia Molina

Wills / Estates
Estate Planning Primer: Everything You Need to Know About Estate Planning, But Were Too Afraid (or Didn't Know) to Ask
By: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Date: 02/02/2005
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CLE Credit
Location: 42 West 44 Street
City: New York, NY
Contact: Eric Cohen at ecohen@abcny.org


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