Legal Education Program "People's Law School" Open to Area Residents, Special Early-Bird Rate Available
Area residents can receive basic information about areas of the law impacting daily life at People's Law School, a six-week legal education program taking place Sept. 13 through Oct. 18 and presented by volunteer attorneys from the Young Lawyers Division. For the first time, an early-bird rate of $35 is available to those who register by Aug. 30.
People's Law School features 11 unique courses on a range of legal topics and is held every Tuesday from 6:15-8:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St. Registration includes access to all seminars and the complete course materials book.
After August 30, the cost of the program increases to $40. The immediate availability of a course materials book cannot be guaranteed if registration is received after Sept. 6.
The courses to be held are:
Social Security & Disability
Trusts & Estates (including wills and living wills)
Small Claims & Landlord/Tenant
Consumer Credit (including debt collection, identity theft, credit reports)
Criminal Law & Procedure
Real Estate (including foreclosures, predatory lending and transactions)
Family Law (including divorce, custody, and support)
The exact course schedule will be available shortly.
People's Law School is open to all citizens. Register here, by calling 215-238-6393, or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration can also be completed by mail through this form.
Please note that while 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 given upon its completion.