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Training Opportunities

  • This online class has everything an attorney needs to learn about our Call4Law project and working with legal aid. Call4Law is an exciting project for lawyers who want to do pro bono work for low income people, but don’t believe...
  • Legal Aid clients often accumulate a lot of consumer debt. Many low income people struggle to make minimum monthly payments. They are plagued with collection calls that are designed to frighten them into paying what little money...
  •   See a list of the Connecticut Bar Association's Upcoming CLE Seminars.
  • Learn about the basics of assisting a client with an uncontested divorce, and how you can help. Topics include: court forms, service of process, preparing for court, the heading, post-judgment issues, and more. If you are...
  • Learn about the basics of employment law, and how you can help. Topics include: Employment at will, criminal records, wage and hour claims, unemployment compensation appeals, employment discrimination, FMLA and more. If you are...
  • Eviction defense is one of the most requested legal services by legal aid clients. Learn about the basics of housing law, and how you can help. Topics include:  Eviction defense, post-foreclosure protections for tenants,...
  • By: New Haven County Bar Association Pro Bono Committee Introduction: Fee Waivers An individual with very little income may have the right to obtain a waiver of court fees applicable to a civil action. To obtain such a waiver of...
  • A landlord’s refusal to return a security deposit can be devastating to a low income client. Often clients are relying on this money to put down as a security deposit for their new apartment or for another emergency.  In this...
  • Free training for attorneys interested in volunteering at the Stamford Day Laborer Wage Clinic to help low-income workers collect their unpaid wages.  The clinic operates on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 6 pm to 9:...
  • Many legal aid clients deal with landlord/tenant issues every day.  Some clients don’t think they have any rights, while others believe they have more rights than they actually do.  This class will explain the rights and...
  • Asking the right questions in the right way can start your attorney-client relationship off on the right note and prevent unnecessary frustration. This skill is especially important when working with pro bono clients who have had...
  • Connecticut Bar AssociationandStatewide Legal Services of CT, Inc.present Thunderdome Divorce Class Trainings are held twice a year. Contact Claudia Magnan at cmagnan@slsct.org for dates. Do you want to receive experience and...
  • A short training for attorneys in Washington State on when and how to work with interpreters in their legal practice. By: The Northwest Justice Project Click here to watch the video.
  • Video: Providing Legal Services to Persons With Disabilities Video: Tips for Attorneys Working With Interpreters
  • Free training is offered for attorneys who are interested in volunteering with the New Britain program. To register for the training, please visit http://www.tip-ct.org/training.html.
  • Learn about the basics of assisting a client with an uncontested divorce, and how you can help. Topics include: the client invterview, court forms, service of process, the final hearing, and more. If you are interested in helping...