PRO BONO ATTORNEY TRAINING PROGRAMS
LIVE TRAINING COURSES
JOINING FORCES: SERVING ON THE VETERANS LEGAL HOTLINE
Co-sponsored by: Maryland Legal Aid Bureau, and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Monday, September 14, 2015 | 10:00 AM – 11:30AM
LIVE Webinar – Logon details provided a week before the training.
This training is free. Attorneys viewing the webinar training agree to providing 12 hours of pro bono service assisting veterans on Maryland Legal Aid’s Joining Forces Hotline within 1 year of the training.
*CLICK HERE to register online!
COPYRIGHT & ART
Co-sponsored by: Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (MDVLA), Ober|Kaler, and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Friday, September 25, 2015 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Ober|Kaler, 100 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
*Attendees must submit a $25 non-refundable fee and agree to accept one pro bono case from MDVLA within 1 year of training.
*CLICK HERE to register online!
MSBA CLE COURSES
The MSBA and PBRC are offering free and discounted slots for a selection of MSBA CLE courses. Volunteer attorneys are eligible for one of three (3) free slots in exchange for accepting a pro bono case referral from a recognized pro bono legal services program. Staff legal services attorneys may register for one of three (3) discounted slots offered at 50% off the regular course cost. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For a listing of eligible courses and to register, visit http://probonomd.org/training/continuing-legal-education/.
ONLINE TRAINING COURSES
PBRC also offers free and reduced fee online trainings that can be viewed at a time and place convenient for attorneys who make a pro bono commitment. A wide variety of topics are covered including:
Nuts & Bolts of Consumer Bankruptcy: Fundamentals of Chapter 7
Bankruptcy & Foreclosure in Maryland – 2 Part Training
— Chapter 13 Basics
— Navigating Foreclosure Issues in Bankruptcy (includes Ch. 13 Basics; has experience requirement)
CONSUMER PROTECTION / DEBT DEFENSE
Defending Debt Buyer Lawsuits: Emerging Trial Tactics
CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGEMENT
Criminal Record Expungement
Foreclosure Prevention Basics: What You Need to Know to Assist Struggling Homeowners
The New CFPB Regulations on Mortgage Foreclosures and Loan Servicing
A Practical Guide to Representing Homeowners at Foreclosure Mediation
Identifying Immigration Relief While Interviewing an Unaccompanied Child
Representing Unaccompanied Children: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status – Primer & Critical Updates
Immigration Relief for Vulnerable Populations – (SIJS & VAWA)
Immigration Options for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence & Human Trafficking: An Introduction to U & T Visas
Gender Based Asylum Law
Appealing Medicaid Service Denials
SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW
Special Education Law
TAX SALE PREVENTION
Helping Homeowners Avoid Tax Sale and Tax Foreclosure in Baltimore City
Questions? Contact Kiah Pierre, Training & Records Manager
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc., 520 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
443-703-3046; 800-396-1274 ext. 3046; firstname.lastname@example.org
**CLICK HERE to join the PBRC E-Bulletin and receive information about pro bono opportunities**