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Classes

Wednesday May 15
2019
SSA Centralized Scheduling for Hearings

Centralized Scheduling Units are expanding to cover all regions, and understanding the new structure is essential to making it work for you and your clients.  This session will detail how CSU operates (and why), while exploring best practices, offering advice about how to avoid problems, and review... Learn More

  • When
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 1.00
    Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $0

Tuesday May 21
2019
Basic Fair Hearing Advocacy

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 intere... Learn More

  • When
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00
    Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013
  • Price: $150

E-Learning
Language Justice: The Rights of LEP Clients

You will leave this training with a better understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for providing language access to LEP clients; some tools for creating good organizational language access policies and procedures, and also some tangible tips on using interpreters.... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias: 1.50
  • Price: $0

E-Learning
Implicit Bias Training for Legal Services Attorneys: Basic Concepts

This course will highlight basic concepts in understanding implicit bias, particularly in the legal services context. The more we’re aware of our implicit biases and how they automatically influence our decision-making, the more we can check ourselves and make more conscious decisions that aren’... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias: 1.00
  • Price: $0

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 - Proving your Financial Case in Matrimonial Law

Are you a legal services matrimonial advocate and having difficulty seeking a favorable support and/or distributive award? Unsure of how to make an affirmative case for relief with very limited resources? This session will provide legal services matrimonial advocates with legal guidance and practica... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 4.50
  • Price: $150

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