Disaster Legal Services
Video: Providing Legal Assistance to Persons Affected by Superstorm Sandy (2012)
- Organization: New York State Bar Association
- Document Type: Training materials
- Creation Date: Friday, November 16, 2012
- Submitted: Friday, November 16, 2012
- Attachment: LINK
The New York State Bar Association is pleased to present a free CLE webcast on Providing Legal Assistance to Persons Affected by Superstorm Sandy on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. This program will be streamed live from the State Bar Center in Albany.
Geared towards attorneys assisting Superstorm Sandy victims, this program will include an informational overview of state and federal relief programs. Panelists will provide an overview of assistance programs and relief options. Panelists will discuss programs set up by the American Red Cross, FEMA, IRS, the Small Business Association, the NYS Department of Labor and the NYS Division of Financial Services.
Segments of this program will carry MCLE credit for attorneys. Panelists will cover legal considerations relative to disaster relief situations. Panelists will provide an overview of the law relative to insurance considerations and landlord/tenant issues. Panelists will also cover client counseling relative to disaster unemployment assistance, document loss/replacement records, banking, consumer debt/credit Issues and family law considerations. Panelists will provide best practices and advice on counseling clients impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
This program is open to all members and non-members.
Please note that newly admitted attorneys must attend in person to receive MCLE credit and cannot receive credit for viewing the webcast online.