Basic Fair Hearing Advocacy

  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Pro Bono Program/Legal Services Organization

This basic training covers substantive fair hearing rights and procedures including: best practices when and how to request a fair hearing; appellant rights; fair hearing procedures; preparing for a fair hearing; and what to do after the hearing. This training is ideal for those new to or interested in assisting clients in Public Benefits matters.

Register at the Legal Services Learning Center and email all questions to


  • Tanya Wong - Director of Government Benefits and Training, Legal Services NYC
  • Esperanza Colon - Co-Director, Project Fair and Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society