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Access to Legal Services

Access to Legal Services


Committee Description




This committee focuses on issues related to legal access for low income persons in those categories of adversarial proceedings where basic human needs are at stake, such as those involving shelter, sustenance, safety, health or child custody, as determined by each jurisdiction. This committee tracks these issues nationally, informing their members of changes, updates and areas where advocacy for legal access is required.


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Opportunities for Law Practice in Rural Communities (recording)


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The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics The practice series is an online resource for new lawyers covering basic training in both substantive and practical aspects of a law practice. With over 170 quick tips and tools, this series is an essential resource for lawyers in their first three years of practice and is exclusively available to ABA members.

Interested in writing an article? For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Program Associate, Renee Lugo, renee.lugo@americanbar.org


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    Chair:

    MacDonald, Morgan

    Vice-Chairs:

    Whitehead, Bert
    Short, Stephanie

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      YLD 2014 Fall Conference

      10/09/2014-10/11/2014
      The Nines Hotel
      Portland

      Join us for a Conference designed to help you grow your practice and make a difference the legal profession and your community. This three-day event is filled with great CLE, topical discussions, and opportunities to network with and learn from lawyers in a variety of practice areas across the country. ...

    Modified by Renee Lugo on April 29, 2014

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