MCLE: Fee-Sharing Fundamentals, Strategies, Trends

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Sharing legal fees with lawyers in other firms and referral fee arrangements have many advantages as well as legal and ethical consequences. This one-hour program will cover the requirements for enforceable fee-sharing and referral agreements and the consequences of noncomplying agreements.

Earn 1.0 hour Legal Ethics MCLE credit.

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees: $25 for the class
Non-refundable, payment reserves spot
Parking options available during online registration for an additional fee

Last Updated: Monday, 25 September 2017 16:21

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How to Become an Adult’s Legal Conservator (Norwalk)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017: 10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

In California, a conservatorship is a proceeding where a judge appoints a responsible person or organization to assist a disabled adult with personal care or finances.

Class covers:

  • Overview of conservatorships and alternatives
  • Referrals for other types of assistance
  • Rights of the conservatee and responsibilities of the conservator
  • The court forms needed to file for a conservatorship

Walk-ins welcomed. First come, first serve.

Location: Norwalk Library
12350 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 868-0775

Presented by:
Bet Tzedek in collaboration with LA Law Library and the County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Registration fees: FREE

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No legal advice:
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.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 May 2017 11:50

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Legal Counseling for Parents of Children with Education-Access Issues

Thursday, June 8, 2017
9:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Learning Rights Law Center will be hosting its Education Rights Clinics walk-in consultations. Low income parents of children with education-access issues will have the opportunity to get an in-person, one-on-one meeting with Learning Rights Law Center’s attorneys.

Learning Rights Law Center will counsel and advise low-income parents as well as develop individualized action plans that each parent can use to address their child’s education issues. Upon the consultation, parents of children with disabilities, long-term or life-long illnesses or any other issues that prevent their children from receiving the education they deserve by law will be able to advocate better on behalf of their child.

Additional details:

What to bring: You should bring your child’s school records from the last two years, such as report cards, IEPs, assessments and medical records (if applicable). Please bring proof of your income such as check stubs, taxes, or proof of government benefits.

Unvaccinated children: Please do not bring children that are unvaccinated due to religious, philosophical, or other personal beliefs. Some of the clients might have unique medical needs and we would like to reduce the risk of unnecessary exposure to disease.

Interested individuals should contact Learning Rights Law Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 213.623.4797 to be pre-screened for the clinic. Income eligible individuals will be seen by appointment ONLY.

Learning Rights Law Center seeks to achieve education equity for low income and disadvantaged students in the public education system in the greater Los Angeles area. We change the lives of at risk students who have disabilities, face discrimination or are involved in the dependency or juvenile justice systems by providing free legal services, education advocacy, and community training. In 2016, Learning Rights helped more than 2,000 low-income parents, children with education-access issues and other family members or community stakeholders via this self-help program.

No legal advice:
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.

Last Updated: Friday, 02 June 2017 10:08

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Orientación General y Taller de Asilo para los Inmigrantes que Enfrentan la Deportación

miércoles, 6 de septiembre, 2017: 2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
lunes, 2 de octubre, 2017: 2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
lunes, 6 de noviembre, 2017: 2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
lunes, 4 de diciembre, 2017: 2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Para los quien están en procedimientos de deportación, o incluso los que están sujetos a ser deportados de los EE.UU., este taller ofrece información general sobre los procedimientos de deportación y la corte de inmigración, así como una descripción detallada de asilo, retención de expulsión y la convención contra la tortura. La presentación incluye una discusión de lo que son procedimientos de deportación, cómo funcionan y cuáles son sus derechos en la corte de inmigración. También incluye una descripción detallada de los elementos y las barras de asilo, la retención de la eliminación y la convención contra la Tortura. La presentación esta conducida totalmente en español. Regístrese en persona en la corte de inmigración. Regístrese los martes/jueves entre las horas de 9:30 am-12:00 pm, 1:30 pm-4:00 pm en el quinto piso de la corte de inmigración de Los Ángeles (606 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA, 90014). Tome el ascensor a la izquierda de la mesa de la recepcionista en el primer piso. No hay registración telefónico o electrónica disponible.

Presented by:
Jonathan Vallejo, UCLA School of Law Public Service Fellow, Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Registration fees: FREE

No legal advice:
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.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:35

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MCLE: A Call to Action: Responding to Violence Against Transgender Individuals

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
12:00 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Leaders in the transgender community address violence against transgender individuals and ways to combat this violence. Special attention will be devoted to how violence affects transgender individuals’ lives. Discussion will include strategies and resources to create more inclusive environments for transgender individuals. Panelists will address areas of law in which the rights of transgender people are more likely to be challenged, including: family law, hate crimes, discrimination while incarcerated and discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. They will explain legal approaches to supporting transgender individuals and help participants develop strategies for meeting the legal needs of transgender individuals in their law practices.

Presented by:

  • Jazzmun Crayton, City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission Transgender Advisory Council
  • Madison Blu Fairchild, Attorney at Law
  • Beatrice Girmala, Assistant Chief, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
  • Mariana Marroquin, Anti-Violence Project Manager & Client Advocate, LA LGBT Center
  • Adriel Rodriguez, Victim Advocate, St. John’s Well Child & Family Center
  • Maria Roman, Housing Specialist, APAIT
  • Taunyett Thompson, Group Mentor, Center for Health Justice

Earn 1.5 hours Elimination of Bias MCLE credit.

Registration fees: FREE
Classes fill up fast, register today to reserve your seat! All registrants must check-in 10 minutes prior to class time to ensure your seat is not reassigned to waiting-list and walk-in attendees when classes are full.

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If you register for this class, you may be photographed or recorded. By registering for this class you are giving the LA Law Library your consent to photograph, videotape, record and broadcast your picture, likeness, voice and statements.  

No legal advice:
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.

Last Updated: Thursday, 05 January 2017 15:10

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