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Friday October 27
2017
Preserving New York City Low Income Cooperatives (HDFCs): Representing Boards and Dissident Shareholders in Non-Litigation Matters

Debra Bechtel, Associate Professor of Clinical Law at Brooklyn Law School, will provide an introduction to low-income cooperatives in New York, including: 1) governing statutes, 2) programmatic details imposed by the City over the years through regulatory agreements and security agreements, 3) real ... Learn More

  • When
    Friday, October 27, 2017
    9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 1.00
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $0

Monday October 30
2017
Student Discipline in New York City Schools

This session provides an overview of the New York City Discipline Code, discipline laws and regulations, and suspension hearing practices in NYC public and charter schools. Trainers will also cover special education laws related to discipline under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improve... Learn More

  • When
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    9:30 am to 12:30 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

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 - Consumer Utility Law and Practice

Richard Berkley from the Public Utility Law Project will teach advocates how to assist utility consumers, who find themselves in untenable situations. Sometimes clients' bills have mounted in cold weather and they get final termination notices, or are “slammed” by energy service customers (ESCOs... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.50
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - Taking, Perfecting, and Preparing For Appellate Term and Division Appeals in Housing Law Practice

This training will analyze creating a record for appeals in housing law practice, and deciding whether to appeal as well as how to perfect the appeal, write an effective appellate brief, and prepare for the oral argument.  The faculty will also examine case examples and discuss recent appeals.  F... Learn More

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

Recording
DVD - Reverse Mortgages: 2016 Update

With the recent uptick in reverse mortgage foreclosure filings, this session will provide advocates with a much-needed update on regulatory changes governing reverse mortgages (surviving spouse issues and repayment plan options), federal and NY-specific predicate notice requirements and defenses, an... Learn More

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

Recording
DVD - Representing LGBTQ/H Asylum-Seekers: A How-To Guide

Piibe Jogi, Staff Attorney at Immigration Equality—an NGO that strives to improve the lives of LGBTQ and HIV+ immigrants—will provide advocates with the knowledge base necessary to represent LGBTQ/H persons fearing persecution in their applications for asylum. In this presentation, attendees wil... Learn More

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

Recording
DVD - Hot Topics in Housing Law 2016

In this update for housing practitioners on hotly contested issues in landlord tenant litigation, the faculty will discuss rent deposits under RPAPL 745, Altman and rent overcharge, defending against chronic rent delinquency claims, and upholding tenants' rights under regulatory agreements.  Filme... Learn More

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

Recording
DVD - Rent Overcharge Update 2017

This class will present an overview of issues relating to rent overcharge claims in rent stabilized apartments, with a special emphasis on applications of the ‘four year rule.’ The presentation will include the latest developments in the relevant case law and a discussion of the 2014 amendments ... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00
  • 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 - 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

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 1.50
  • Price: $150

Recording
DVD - Advanced CLARO Training: Assisting CLARO Visitors with Credit Reporting Issues and Identity Theft

Identity theft can be emotionally and financially devastating for victims, particularly those who are non-English speaking, economically distressed, working poor, elderly, and / or low income. This training program is geared to volunteer attorneys and law students serving consumers, including at the... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.50
  • 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 post-... Learn More

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

Recording
DVD - Advanced CLARO Training - Assisting CLARO Visitors Defend Themselves in Consumer Debt Collection Actions Involving Auto Loans

The law governing the sale and financing of consumer automobiles is complex. In addition, government oversight agencies and nonprofit organizations have documented widespread deceptive and abusive practices in the car dealers industry. This training will provide an overview of some of the applicable... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00
  • 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