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.
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.
Time Management Tips
Understanding the Importance of Marketing and Client Development
When You're One of the Few: Advice for Women and Lawyers of Color
Effective Written Communication: Thinking Like a Writer
Adjunct Teaching Opportunities as Marketing Tools
Balancing Life and Work
How to Break Bad News to Your Client
Using Paralegals Wisely
Working Efficiently with Your Assistant
Quick and Easy Ethics Tips
Professional Responsibility Reminders
Confidentiality, Privilege: A Basic Value in Two Different Applications
Bar Services & Public Service
How to Become a Community-Centered Lawyer
How to become a Civil Rights Lawyer
Filing Habeas Corpus Petitions on Behalf of Detained Aliens Ordered Removed
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For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Marketing Associate, Marty Raulli, email@example.com .
||Effective Advocacy in Mediation|
In this program, faculty discuss ways to be an effective advocate for your client before, during, and at the conclusion of the mediation session.
|Innovative Approaches to Meeting Legal Services Needs Through Pro Bono Representation |
February 1, 2013
|This teleconference will take place from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST.|
The program will focus primarily on three topics:
1.Where is the greatest need for legal services in underserved communities today?
2.What are the biggest impediments to meeting those needs?
3.What types of innovative solutions have been put forth to meet the need for increased access to legal services and how can young lawyers be effective in contributing to those solutions?
Please note: The ABA did not request CLE accreditation for this program.
Jodi Feldman, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
James J. Sandman, Legal Services Corporation, Washington, DC
Thomas S. Williamson, Covington & Burling LLP and President of the District of Columbia Bar, Washington, DC
June 19, 2013 - June 21, 2013
Capital Hilton Hotel
June 20, 2013
June 21, 2013 - June 22, 2013
American Bar Association