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Wednesday September 6
2017
Eviction Prevention from Supportive Housing

This training will focus on eviction prevention issues from supportive housing. We will identify the different types of mental health supportive housing, and how to distinguish them - including the New York State of Office of Mental Health-licensed programs versus unlicensed programs, permanent vers... Learn More

  • When
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017
    2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $150

Monday September 11
2017
An Introduction to Self-Care Strategies

Developing and maintaining a regular self-care practice is important in supporting overall wellness and managing the stress in our lives. Both our work and personal lives can suffer without self-care, not to mention our physical and mental health. This first session in the self-care and wellness ser... Learn More

  • When
    Monday, September 11, 2017
    2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $0

Friday September 15
2017
Consumer Bankruptcy Advocacy for NYC BAP

This training is required for volunteers with the NYC Bankruptcy Assistance Project. Prior bankruptcy experience is not necessary. The class will train attendees to interview clients, spot issues, prepare Chapter 7 petitions and advise debtors how to represent themselves at the Meeting of Creditors.... Learn More

  • When
    Friday, September 15, 2017
    10:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 5.00
    Ethics and Professionalism: 1.00
  • Location
    NYU School of Law - Furman Hall, Room 326
    245 Sullivan Street
    New York, NY 10012
  • Price: $0

Monday September 18
2017
Getting Equal and Independent Access for Persons with Disabilities in the Housing Context

During this session, trainers from the New York City Commission on Human Rights will provide an overview of the New York City Human Rights Law (“CHRL”), including who is covered by the CHRL and the robust protections across the three main areas of the law: employment, housing, and public accommo... Learn More

  • When
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $0

Wednesday October 4
2017
Special Education Hearings for Asian-American Children with Disabilities

New York City frequently refuses to provide disabled children with an adequate education, in contravention of federal and state law. Without legal assistance, parents often feel powerless to challenge a school district’s denial of special education services. Many parents are unaware of what rights... Learn More

  • When
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 1.00
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $0

Thursday November 2
2017
Ethics in Group Representation

Are you representing groups and organizations in your practice? Unsure of how to determine your goals in group representation and uncertain about how best to resolve ethical issues that are arising in your work with your group-clients? In this session, you’ll learn about the key considerations whe... Learn More

  • When
    Thursday, November 2, 2017
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Ethics and Professionalism: 1.50
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $150

Monday November 13
2017
2017 Update – The Section 8 Voucher Program & Federally Subsidized Housing

In this training, participants will receive an overview of the Section 8 Voucher Program and federally subsidized housing. Faculty will focus on recent developments in these critical and evolving areas. At the end of this session, participants will be able distinguish the various kinds of Section 8 ... Learn More

  • When
    Monday, November 13, 2017
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - Negotiations and Stipulations in Housing Court

This training will offer strategies and tips for conducting persuasive negotiations and writing effective stipulations in housing court. We will discuss the importance of negotiations throughout all stages of the advocacy process and provide tools for engaging in persuasive negotiations. You will le... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00
    Ethics and Professionalism: 0.50
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - Taking and Defending Depositions

This soup-to-nuts deposition training will cover all the basics in taking and defending depositions. We will discuss the basic goals of a deposition, preparing your deposition outline, preparing your client to be deposed, the actual logistics of a deposition, common objections (both legitimate and o... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00
    Ethics and Professionalism: 0.50
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - Using the Rules of Evidence in Foreclosure Cases

While trials may be rare in foreclosure actions in New York State courts, the rules of evidence play an important role in foreclosure cases—they govern the evidence used to support and oppose motions for summary judgment, and they apply in evidentiary hearings resulting from motions for relief for... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00
  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - NYCHA Administrative Hearings: Tenant Defense and Advocacy

This introductory training will focus on defending and advocating for tenants in NYCHA administrative hearings. The trainers will examine termination hearings, discuss negotiating settlements, and describe updates on recent policy and case law developments. Participants will learn about the basic he... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - The Section 8 Voucher Program and Federally Subsidized Housing Update

In this training, participants will receive an overview of the Section 8 Voucher Program and federally subsidized housing. Faculty will focus on recent developments in these critical and evolving areas. At the end of this session, participants will be able distinguish the various kinds of Section 8 ... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 1.00
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - Using the Rules of Evidence in Foreclosure Cases

While trials may be rare in foreclosure actions in New York State courts, the rules of evidence play an important role in foreclosure cases—they govern the evidence used to support and oppose motions for summary judgment, and they apply in evidentiary hearings resulting from motions for relief for... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00
  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - Common Ethics Dilemmas in Legal Services 2016

This session will cover the following topics: a) duties of competence, diligence, and communication, including defining the scope of representation; b) group representation and potential conflicts of interest; c) duties surrounding withdrawal from a case; and d) roles and responsibilities of those w... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Ethics and Professionalism: 2.00
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - What Foreclosure Advocates Need to Know about the UCC

Issues of "standing" and note ownership in foreclosure actions persist, and an understanding of assignments of mortgage debt ownership requires basic familiarity with applicable provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code. This session will cover what you need to know about Article 3 and Article 9 of ... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00
  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - CLARO Advanced Training - Breaking Leases: The Intersection of Consumer and Housing Law

This training will focus on the recent increase in debt collection cases related to rent arrears.  The goals of the training are 1) to give housing attorneys familiarity with consumer debt law in order to fully understand and minimize consumer consequences for tenants unable to pay rent arrears pos... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 1.00
    Areas of Professional Practice: 1.50
    Ethics and Professionalism: 0.50
  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - Litigating Fair Housing and Fair Lending Claims

No CLE Offered.  A primer on litigating Fair Housing and Fair Lending Claims, covering the range of available claims under the Fair Housing Act and other statutes, how to establish discrimination, statutes of limitations issues, identifying appropriate cases and developing cases, resources for lega... Learn More

  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - Benefits for HIV+ Public Assistance Recipients

No CLE Offered. This training will provide a detailed look at the special benefits available to HIV positive recipients of public assistance benefits in New York City, specifically benefits provided through New York City’s HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA). We will discuss both the financia... Learn More

  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - Ethics for Legal Services Attorneys

No CLE Offered.  Making use of hypotheticals involving legal services practice, this class will discuss the New York Rules of Professional Conduct and their key differences from the Code of Professional Responsibility.  Emphasis will be on the Duty of Candor, Confidentiality, and Scope of Represe... Learn More

  • Price: $0

Recording
DVD - Resolving Defaulted Federal Student Loans

No CLE Offered.  This training, led by NEDAP, will provide a comprehensive overview of steps advocates can take to assist low income New Yorkers who have defaulted on federal student loans.  A growing number of low-income New Yorkers are struggling with federal student loan debt they incurred fro... Learn More

  • Price: $0