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Annual National Public Interest Law
College of Advocacy
Lawyers - Advocates - Legal Assistants

Who Should Attend
People who represent low-income people and other under-represented groups including people with disabilities, seniors and workers, attend one of three tracks:
Lawyers - recent graduates through five years of public interest/legal services experience;
Advocates - paralegals, community workers, peer advocates, fair housing counselors, shelter workers, benefits specialists, social workers, union representatives and others whose work requires legal knowledge and advocacy skills;
Legal Assistants - legal secretaries, assistants and other staff who support advocacy staff.

This is the first in a series of two trainings.  Participants in this training receive first preference when registering for Trial & Hearing Skills Training which is offered in even numbered years.

Enrollment is limited.  
We want people who are committed to developing their competence, and working hard to get i

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Cost & Accommodations

Who Should Attend
What You Will Learn
   Advocacy Skills
   Substantive Law
   Leadership Skills
How You'll Learn

What Your Colleagues Say

CLE Credits

Accelerate Your Learning
Today’s high caseloads and few resources don’t allow much time for the feedback and guidance necessary to master the skills you need. Given the quality of our faculty and learning methods, we believe that you will learn more at the College than in years of hit or miss experience or “talking head” presentations

For Information Contact
Marie Contreras