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Monday, October 25, 2021

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Who’s the Client? Ethical Issues in Medical/Legal/Community Partnerships

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Medical/Legal/Community Partnership lawyers discuss ethics in partnerships involving virtual and on-site clinic-based partnerships.

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Writs: How to Challenge Government Agency Decisions

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Challenging decisions made by state and local agencies is different from other kinds of lawsuits. Learn how it works.

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Domestic Violence: Cyberstalking and Other Online Abuses

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn about cyberstalking and other types of online violence by intimate partners and former partners and what you can do to keep yourself safe online.

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Dealing with Medical Debt

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to address medical debt: deal with collectors, correct billing errors, settle, and consider other options.

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Landlords & Tenants: Evictions & Collections

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

An overview of the tenant eviction process, followed by a live question and answer session via Zoom with an attorney.

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How Long After an Injury Can You Sue?

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Learn what the time limits are for bringing personal injury suits in California and the circumstances that can extend them.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Volunteer Training: Establishing Guardianships

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Train as a pro bono attorney so you can volunteer in helping people protect and care for minors whose parents can’t or won’t care for them.

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Current Eviction Protections

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

As COVID-19 eviction moratoriums expire, learn about the current and continuing protections available against eviction.

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Adult Name Change Workshop

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This Zoom workshop will walk you through all the court forms an adult needs to petition the LA Superior Court for a name change.

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On Solid Ground: Financial Planning for Business Owners (Business Series)

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learn to set realistic goals, budget effectively, save and invest properly, and manage financial risks and returns.

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Modification of Child Custody Orders

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to request a modification to an existing custody or visitation order and what factors the court is likely to consider.

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Free Help Clearing Criminal Records


4:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Call (800) 399-4529 to be pre-screened.

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Free legal assistance filing a petition to clear a criminal record. Eligible candidates will be seen by appointment ONLY.

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Volunteer Training: Assisting With Expungements

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Learn how to help people re-enter the workforce by clearing their criminal records. Then volunteer at a future clinic!

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Book Discussion: One Mighty and Irresistible Tide, by Jia Lynn Yang

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join the LA Law Library book group when we discuss One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965, by Jia Lynn Yang.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Protect Yourself Against Online Scams

10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Learn how to safely navigate the internet and protect yourself against online scams. Class covers how to spot and avoid common types of online scams and the resources that are available for victims of fraud or cyber crime.

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How to Resolve Custody and Visitation Conflicts

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Learn how to adjust visitation while avoiding gatekeeping and feelings of hurt, powerlessness, frustration & anger.

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Ask a Lawyer: How Property Transfers After Death and How to Plan Ahead

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Ask an experienced probate (inheritance) and wills & trusts (estate planning) attorney about transferring property after death, or planning for end of life.

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Volunteer Training: Removing Legal Obstacles to Veterans’ Employment

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Train to volunteer in a clinic to assist veterans by clearing outstanding tickets and warrants and expunging criminal records.

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Small Claims Court for COVID Back Rent

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Some COVID-19 rent payments may now be collected in small claims court. Learn which ones, and how small claims work.

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Ethical Issues Working with Pro Bono Clients

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

LACBA Access to Justice Committee’s MCLE training and expert discussion on the ethical considerations in pro bono work.

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How to Get a Domestic Violence Restraining Order

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Learn about the process for getting a domestic violence restraining order to help people protect themselves or a loved one from abuse.

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Panel Discussion: Homelessness: Legal Realities and Options

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Join a distinguished panel to discuss the legal reality behind the problem of homelessness, and what legal solutions might look like.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

Ask a Lawyer:
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

How does a Chapter 7 or “straight” bankruptcy work? What debts can be discharged? Who is eligible? Submit your questions in writing to an experienced bankruptcy attorney who will answer them live.

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Ask a Lawyer:
Child Custody, Support & Visitation

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Ask an experienced family law attorney your questions about child custody, support, visitation, how to get or modify orders.

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Ask a Lawyer:
Immigration & Citizenship

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Ask your questions and get answers from immigration lawyers about DACA, TPS and other immigration relief programs.

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Ask a Lawyer:
Small Claims Court

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Ask an experienced attorney your questions about small claims. How does it work? Who can sue? How much can you sue for?

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Ask a Lawyer:
Civil Rights

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Ask an experienced civil rights attorney your questions about civil rights violations, and where and how to make a civil rights claim.

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