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All topics for the month of January, 2013
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Asylum (1)

Preparing an Effective Asylum Case: A Conversation with Adjudicators, Experts and Advocates

  • By: Sanctuary for Families
  • Date: Wed Jan 16 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Mayer Brown 1675 Broadway New York, NY
  • Contact: Archi Pyati at apyati@sffny.org

Employment (1)

VLP - Unemployment Insurance Appeals

  • By: Volunteer Lawyesr Project
  • Date: Mon Jan 14 Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Volunteer Lawyers Project 99 Chauncy Street Suite 400 Boston, MA
  • Contact: Hsindy Chen at hchen@vlpnet.org

Family Law/Matrimonial (3)

VLP - Family Law 101

  • By: Volunteer Lawyers Project LSC funded
  • Date: Wed Jan 09 Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    Volunteer Lawyers Project 99 Chauncy Street, Suite 400 Boston, MA
  • Contact: Sign up on Volunteerhub at website listed below. at iburney@vlpnet.org

Advanced Topics in Contested Divorces: Equitable Distribution of Pensions and Other Retirement Benefits

  • By: Her Justice
  • Date: Tue Jan 15 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 1 New York Plaza New York, NY
  • Contact: Maya Ovrutsky at MOvrutsky@inmotiononline.org

Introduction to Family Law Training

  • By: Volunteer Legal Services Program of the San Francisco Bar Association (VLSP)
  • Date: Wed Jan 16 Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    BASF Conference Center 301 Battery Street 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA

Housing (1)

CLE: Observing the Rights of Service Members in Lending and Foreclosure Matters

  • By: ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
  • Date: Wed Jan 30 Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL

Human Rights (2)

DACA Pro Bono Attorney Training

  • By: New York Legal Assistance Group
  • Date: Wed Jan 23 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    BakerHostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza, 14th Floor New York, NY
  • Contact: Luan Rexhepi at nysdeferredaction@dos.ny.gov

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Pro Bono Attorney Training

  • By: American Constitution Society
  • Date: Wed Jan 23 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    BakerHostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza 14th Floor New York, NY

Immigration (3)

Preparing an Effective Asylum Case: A Conversation with Adjudicators, Experts and Advocates

  • By: Sanctuary for Families
  • Date: Wed Jan 16 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Mayer Brown 1675 Broadway New York, NY
  • Contact: Archi Pyati at apyati@sffny.org

DACA Pro Bono Attorney Training

  • By: New York Legal Assistance Group
  • Date: Wed Jan 23 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    BakerHostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza, 14th Floor New York, NY
  • Contact: Luan Rexhepi at nysdeferredaction@dos.ny.gov

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Pro Bono Attorney Training

  • By: American Constitution Society
  • Date: Wed Jan 23 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    BakerHostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza 14th Floor New York, NY

Military/Veterans (1)

CLE: Observing the Rights of Service Members in Lending and Foreclosure Matters

  • By: ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
  • Date: Wed Jan 30 Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL

Nonprofit/Community Development (2)

Not-For-Profit Incorporation

  • By: The Legal Aid Society
  • Date: Thu Jan 17 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 919 Third Avenue New York, NY
  • Contact: Rosemary Hare-Bey at rharebey@legal-aid.org

Negotiating a Commercial Lease

  • By: The Legal Aid Society
  • Date: Thu Jan 31 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Nixon Peabody LLP 437 Madison Ave New York, NY
  • Contact: Rosemary Hare-Bey at RHarebey@legal-aid.org

Pro Bono/Legal Services (1)

VLN Volunteer Orientation

  • By: Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • Date: Wed Jan 09 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Hennepin County Bar Assocation MN Law Center, suite 390 600 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN
  • Contact: Heidi Huber at heidi@volunteerlawyersnetwork.org

Public Benefits (1)

VLP - Unemployment Insurance Appeals

  • By: Volunteer Lawyesr Project
  • Date: Mon Jan 14 Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Volunteer Lawyers Project 99 Chauncy Street Suite 400 Boston, MA
  • Contact: Hsindy Chen at hchen@vlpnet.org
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Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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