Live Zoom Classes ↓

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


Disaster Assistance 101

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

People impacted by disaster often face waves of legal issues. Learn how to help, the role of legal assistance and practical tips for preparedness and recovery.

Know Your Rights About Medical Bills

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

Legal Research on the Internet

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to use free online resources in your legal research from anywhere you have internet access.


Volunteer Training: Eviction Defense

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This training for lawyers provides an overview of how to answer an unlawful detainer complaint and preserve issues for trial.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022


Volunteer Training:
Establishing Guardianships

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

Train so you can volunteer in a free clinic helping people protect and care for minors whose parents can’t or won’t care for them.

Is This Civil Harassment?
Laws, Tools & Resources

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Learn what civil harassment is and the tools and resources available to those being harassed.

Is Someone Being Abused?
Laws, Tools & Resources

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn about trauma, how to identify abuse, and tools and resources that are available to abuse survivors.

Financial Planning for Business Owners

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

Part of our Business Series

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


Protecting Native American Graves
& Artifacts

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

This class teaches lawyers, tribal members and others about the protection and repatriation of tribal cultural resources.

Federal Student Loans: Repayment and Cancellation Options

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Learn how student loans work, including new and existing options for repayment and cancellation.


Volunteer Training: Counseling on
Debt & Bankruptcy

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

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

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Adult Name Change Workshop

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 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.


Ethical Issues Working with Pro Bono Clients

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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


Volunteer Training:
Removing Legal Obstacles to
Veterans’ Employment

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn how to clear outstanding tickets and warrants and expunge criminal records so you can volunteer in a clinic to assist veterans.

Using Small Claims to Collect Back Rent

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

COVID-19 rent payments may now be collected by landlords in small claims court. Learn more about the small claims process and the rules that apply in COVID-19 rental debt recovery actions.

Current Eviction Protections

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

As COVID eviction rules expire and change, learn about the current and continuing protections available against eviction for Los Angeles County tenants.

Landlords & Tenants:
Evictions & Collections

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

An overview of the tenant eviction process, including termination notices and the laws and collections procedures.

How to Resolve Custody and Visitation Conflicts

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Learn how to change visitation and resolve custody disputes in situations involving dependency court or DCFS.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Advanced Public Information Search

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

Want to look up an old friend or research an organization? Learn how to use OSINT (Open Source Intelligence).


Representing Clients Across Cultural
& Language Barriers

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

Attorneys discuss language and cultural barriers and how to best represent clients who speak a different language than their attorney.

Sealing Eviction Records
So You Can Rent Again

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Past evictions can make it difficult to get housing again. Learn how to look up your past records and petition the court to remove those records from public view.

Book Discussion: Janesville
by Amy Goldstein

6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Janesville is an account of Janesville, Wisconsin after General Motors shut down its oldest operating assembly plant in the midst of the great recession.


Ethical Protesting for
Legal Professionals

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Panelists discuss the First Amendment rights and ethical obligations of licensed attorneys who participate in lawful protests and other civic gatherings.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Ask a Lawyer:
Law & Evictions

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

An overview of the tenant eviction process. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, you are welcome to attend and get the vital information you need.

Ask a Lawyer:
Child Custody, Support
& Visitation

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

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

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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

Ask a Lawyer:
Immigration & Citizenship

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

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

Ask a Lawyer:
Small Business Issues

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A business law attorney answers questions related to your small business.

Ask a Lawyer:
Criminal Law

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

Criminal defense attorneys answer your criminal law-related questions live on Zoom.

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