Current Civil Legal Topics & Poverty Law

Pisgah Legal Services and the 28th Judicial District Bar will host a CLE program November 18th from 8:30am – 3:30pm at First Presbyterian Church, 40 Church Street, Asheville. The CLE will train volunteer attorneys for the Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer (MAVL) Program, including Hotline attorneys, to help people living in poverty with civil legal issues. The training is open to any interested attorneys.

Topics covered include: creditor/debtor/consumer issues, housing law, domestic violence/family law, public benefits, holistic legal services, the dynamics of poverty, and ethics.

The training provides 5 hours of general credit and 1 hour of ethics credit and is FREE to any attorney who agrees to take two MAVL cases or volunteer for the Hotline or Lifeline programs.  

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