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August 29, 2016

Registration Open for Two Pro Bono Webinars

Please register for two free pro bono webinars that will provide an overview of the laws surrounding Social Security Disability and Landlord Tenant disputes as they pertain to seriously ill, underserved Virginians. The first webinar has already been approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit and the second is pending approval for an additional 1.5 hours.

1.     Please register for Serious Illness, the Law and Pro Bono Service, Part 1: Social Security Disability Cases on Sep 20, 2016 1:00 PM EDT at: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5603794428201661956

Many seriously ill individuals are no longer able to work because of their illness and they (and their families) are eligible to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) income and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This free, 90 minute nuts and bolts webinar will provide an overview of the laws governing Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income disability, including eligibility requirements; handling social security claims; and appeals process. Joanna L. Suyes, a social security disability attorney with Marks & Harrison, will provide attendees with critical information about common legal issues that will help them to assist pro bono clients through the Social Security benefits process. 

By registering for this free CLE program, attendees certify that in exchange for the CLE credits, they will accept a pro bono referral from or make a financial donation to CancerLINC or a Virginia legal aid program. 

(Approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit) 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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2.       Please register for Serious Illness, the Law, and Pro Bono Service, Part 2: Virginia Landlord-Tenant Law on Oct 4, 2016 1:00 PM EDT at: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1474620291420841987

Many seriously ill individuals find themselves facing eviction as a consequence of financial instability resulting from their illness and often will require the assistance of a lawyer. This free webinar, which is the second in the VSB/CancerLINC pro bono webinar series and is co-sponsored by Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, will cover common legal issues encountered by volunteer lawyers handling housing law cases. It will focus on landlord-tenant issues, including an overview of the Virginia Landlord-Tenant Act, addressing landlord abuses , protecting against public utilities shut-offs, and spotting issues when defending against eviction . Marty Wegbreit, Director of Litigation with the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society will be the instructor for this webinar. 

By registering for this free CLE program, attendees certify that, in exchange for the CLE credit, they will accept a pro bono referral from or make a financial donation to CancerLINC, CVLAS, or their local legal aid organization.

(1.5 hours of MCLE Credit Pending)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Updated: Aug 29, 2016