In-Person Classes & Workshops ↓

Classes that were filmed during our Pro Bono Week event are now available to view ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE to view all available videos!

Monday, October 24, 2022

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.

Housing Rights of Tenants With Disabilities

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn how tenants with mental health and other disabilities can request and negotiate reasonable housing accommodations.

Vivienda justa: Conozca sus derechos como inquilino o propitario

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

Inquilinos, propietarios y defensores aprendan cómo la ley prohíbe negar vivienda a una persona por pertenecer a una clase protegida.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Commercial Leasing Basics for Small Business Owners

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

About to sign a lease for your business? Have questions about your current commercial lease agreement? Join this session to learn the basics.

Individual Counseling on Debt & Bankruptcy

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Learn about options, including bankruptcy, for low income individuals dealing with debts. Then talk to a volunteer attorney.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Your Day in Court: Appearing Before a Judge

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Get tips from a judge about courtroom process and how to be effective when appearing in court, whether in person or remotely.

What Happens After Death: Laws About Human Remains

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A comprehensive overview of how to navigate the various laws and regulations that concern the handling of dead bodies and human remains.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Civil Lawsuit Basics: Appearing at Trial,
Rules & Strategies

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

In this class, learn basic rules, strategies and tips about how to present evidence and handle your own trial in a California state court.

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.

Friday, October 28, 2022

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.

How to Find the Right Lawyer or Legal Service

10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m

Learn how to find a lawyer with the right expertise within your budget or free legal help through legal clinics.

How to Work With a Lawyer

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn about low-cost and free options for getting legal help and how to work with a lawyer less expensively and more effectively.

Writs: How to Challenge Government Agency Decisions

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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

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.

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice: LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

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