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07/21/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Michael Petitti

Phone: 215-238-6342


Philadelphia Bar Association to Present Six-Week Legal Education Program, "The People's Law School"

Area residents can receive basic information about areas of the law most likely to impact daily life at The People's Law School, a six-week legal education program presented by volunteer attorneys from the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

The program, which features 11 unique courses on a range of legal topics, takes place every Tuesday from 6:15-8:30 p.m. beginning September 21 through October 26 in the Jury Assembly Room at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St. The cost is $40.00 and includes access to all seminars and the complete course materials book.

The course schedule for The People’s Law School is:

September 21
• Social Security & Disability (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Trusts and Estates (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

September 28
• Small Claims & Landlord/Tenant (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Consumer Credit (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 5
• Personal Injury (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Criminal Law (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 12
• Real Estate (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Employment Law (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 19
• Bankruptcy (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Workers' Compensation (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 26
• Family Law (6:15-8:30 p.m.)

The People’s Law School is open to all citizens. Registration and more details are available here, by calling 215-238-6393, or through email at pls@philabar.org. Registration can also be completed through mail with this form. To ensure all attendees have a copy of the course materials book for the first session, registration is required by September 10. Those registering after this date cannot be guaranteed the immediate availability of the course materials.

Please note that while The People's Law School will provide attendees information on different areas of the law, the program is not accredited and no degree or certificate will be conferred upon its completion.

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