Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client

  • Attorneys / Legal Services

The Practising Law Institute is offering a free webcast of a live presentation from New York entitled Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client on December 13, 2018 from 1:30 PM-5:00 PM.

Faculty will discuss best practices as well as common challenges that can arise in administrative proceedings and useful strategies for handling those challenges. Practical skills – from preparing and examining witnesses to creating the record and introducing evidence – will be addressed.

What You Will Learn
  • Overview of forums
  • Requesting hearings
  • Locating and preparing witnesses
  • Preparing your case
  • Using evidence
  • Statements and briefs
  • Striving to have your administrative proceeding resemble a legal proceeding
  • Creating the record and looking toward a possible appeal
  • Understanding Article 78 proceedings and judicial review
  • Best practices and strategies
Who Should Attend

This program is designed for pro bono, legal services, and public interest attorneys who provide representation for low income-clients involved in government benefits-related administrative proceedings, including cases concerning public assistance, social security, unemployment insurance, entitlement to special education services, and housing assistance, such as Section 8 or public housing. If you are currently handling or are interested in handling an administrative hearing on behalf of a pro bono or low-income client, you will benefit from this program.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    CLE-PA Credits
    Credit Status: Approved
    Total Credits: 3.00
    General: 3.00

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

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