Pisgah Legal Services attorneys and staff offer a range of presentations for community groups, classes, faith communities and other organizations. We also provide in-service trainings and continuing legal education presentations.

Below is a list of sample presentations we can provide. Please email us to schedule one of these presentations or to discuss a customized training for your group.

General

  • Pisgah Legal Services Program Overview and Referral Process
  • How Civil Legal Services Changes Lives
  • Poverty in Western North Carolina

 

Domestic Violence

  • Domestic Violence in the Workplace

  • Domestic Violence Prevention

  • Domestic Violence Dynamics and Legal Protections

  • Legal Protections for Victims of Sexual Assault

  • Obtaining a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order

  • Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Relationships

  • Domestic Violence and Family Law CLE

  • Immigration Remedies for Victims of Domestic Violence

  • Cultural Considerations in Working with Victims of Domestic Violence

 

Housing & Homelessness Prevention

  • Landlord / Tenant Law CLE

  • Tenants Rights

  • Legal Rights of Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

  • Preventing Foreclosures

 

Consumer Protection

  • Consumer Law CLE

  • Consumer Fraud Prevention

 

Elder Law

  • Protecting Seniors from Financial Fraud

  • Planning for Incapacity

 

Access to Essential Benefits

  • Access to Healthcare: Medicaid

  • Social Security Benefits

  • SOAR Program

 

Affordable Care Act

  • Access to Healthcare: Understanding the Affordable Care Act
  • Health Insurance 101: Maximizing Your Benefits
  • SHOP: Small Business Health Options Program

 

Immigration Law

  • Immigration Remedies for Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Whether in the workplace and schools, or with community groups and congregations, Pisgah Legal is always happy to have an opportunity to speak about issues that impact the most vulnerable people in our mountains.

Informing others about legal issues that affect people living in poverty is an important part of our mission.