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Classes

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
Initial Strategies to Assist Tenants in Buildings Vacated by Fire: Fire Vacate Training Series (Part 1 of 2) (3-11-24)

Fires can be traumatizing for families, whose lives are uprooted by the destruction of their homes. Navigating the bureaucracy to secure tenants’ rights can be especially challenging in the aftermath of a fire. Join advocates from Legal Services NYC, The Legal Aid Society, Mobilization for Justice... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00


  • Price: $0

Recording
Appellate Immigration Litigation (2-15-24)

Legal Services NYC and Central American Legal Assistance are proud to present this training on litigating immigration claims at the appellate level. In this training, the instructors will focus on how to preserve issues for appeal, starting from early client contacts, through preliminary hearings, t... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00


  • Price: $0

Recording
Preparing for Asylum Office Interviews (1-18-24)

This training will cover filing procedures at the Bethpage and Newark Asylum Offices, best practices for preparing effective asylum office submissions, tips for how to prepare the client to testify, the attorney’s role and how to troubleshoot common issues that may arise. We will conclude with the... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.00


  • Price: $0

Recording
Creative Litigation Strategies for Pendency and Statute of Limitation Issues in Special Education Law (11-30-23)

There have been numerous recent changes in special education law in New York – both in terms of the law itself and in terms of how it is being practiced. This CLE is intended for lawyers that represent the parents of students with disabilities in New York City. The presenters will discuss the blac... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00


  • Price: $0

Recording
Federal Litigation Primer for Special Education Lawyers (3-29-23)

This training is designed for education lawyers who represent parents and students under the idea and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. It will cover various enforcement strategies in federal court to ensure implementation and compliance related to special education/504 programs, services, and ... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 4.00


  • Price: $0

Recording
Successfully Litigating Venezuelan Asylum Claims (12-15-22)

This program will teach advocates how to analyze asylum claims for Venezuelan applicants and how to best to prepare for litigation before the Asylum Office and the Immigration Court. After this training, attendees will understand the country conditions and political context in which most Venezuelan... Learn More

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00


  • Price: $0

Recording
Bankruptcy Petition Preparation Training (5-31-22)

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

  • CLE Credits
    Skills: 2.50
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00
    Ethics and Professionalism: 1.00


    Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias: 0.50
  • Price: $0