In-Person Classes & Workshops ↓

Friday, October 6, 2023

Tech Tutorial: How to Attend Zoom Classes

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m

Want to join a Zoom class at LA Law Library but don’t know how? Learn to set up email and register for and participate in Zoom classes.

Monday, October 23, 2023

Help With Becoming an Adult’s Legal Conservator

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m

Need to care for an adult who cannot care for themselves? Get help filing the right paperwork.

Finding Legal Forms
& Templates

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

Learn how to find forms and templates for different types of legal matters.

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

How to Build or Rebuild Your Resume

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Whether you are writing a resume from scratch or updating an old one, come learn techniques to make you a competitive candidate.

Free Help With Clearing Criminal Records

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Free legal assistance filing a petition to clear a criminal record. Call (800) 399-4529 to be pre-screened. Eligible candidates will be seen by appointment ONLY.

MCLE: Volunteer Training: Counseling on Debt & Bankruptcy

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Learn to counsel community members about options for dealing with debts, including bankruptcy. (Observe clinic immediately after class).

Earn 1.0 hour general MCLE credit

Individual Counseling on Debt & Bankruptcy

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Learn about options for dealing with your debts, including bankruptcy, if you are a person of low income. Then talk to a volunteer attorney.

Book Discussion: The Sierra Club, the Disney Company, and the Rise of Environmental Law by Dan Selmi

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Meet the author and join the discussion of a revolutionary legal battle that helped created modern environmental law.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Getting an SBA Microloan for Your Startup/Small Business

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Do you own a small business or want to start one? Learn about microloan opportunities from Small Business Administration lenders.

Legal Writing for Laypeople: Craft and Organize Your Argument

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

Learn the basics of effective legal writing so you can make your case to a judge clearly and persuasively.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Civil Lawsuit Basics: How to File and Respond to a Complaint

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Provides basic information on how to prepare and respond to complaints in civil lawsuits in California courts.

Appeals: Building Your Case & Persuading the Court

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn the rules and requirements and get tips on how to draft the most effective appellate briefs for California state courts.

Avoiding Pitfalls & Mistakes in the Appeals Process

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Clerks of the California Courts of Appeal teach how to appeal from a trial judge’s decision and avoid procedural pitfalls.

What Happens After Death: Laws About Human Remains

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

Learn how to navigate the various laws and regulations about the handling of dead bodies and human remains to avoid confusion and disputes.

Friday, October 27, 2023

Considering Conservatorship?
Get Answers

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn how to become an appointed probate conservator so that you can legally provide for the care and protection of your loved one after 18 years old.

Special Education for Your Child: Know Your Rights

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn the fundamentals of special education and the rights that protect parents and their children’s education.

Lawyers in the Library

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

By appointment only. Register online at

Volunteer lawyers provide free 10-20 minute consultations with people who have legal problems to discuss.

Piece by Piece Mosaic Workshop

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Express your creativity by joining the artisans of Piece by Piece in creating a unique mosaic using recycled materials!

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