PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Area residents can receive basic information about areas of the law impacting daily life at People's Law School, a 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, will take place every Tuesday beginning September 13 through October 18 from 6:15-8:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St. A special discounted rate of $35 is available to those who register by August 30. The cost will increase to $40 after this date. Registration includes access to all seminars and the complete course materials book.
The course schedule for People's Law School is as follows:
- Social Security & Disability
- Trusts & Estates (including wills and living wills)
- Small Claims & Landlord/Tenant
- Consumer Credit (including debt collection, identity theft and credit reports)
- Personal Injury
- Criminal Law & Procedure
- Real Estate (including foreclosures, predatory lending and transactions)
- Employment Law
- Workers' Compensation
- Family Law (including divorce, custody and support)
People's Law School is open to all citizens. Registration and more details are available at www.philadelphiabar.org/page/YLDPeoples, by calling 215-238-6393, or through email at [email protected]. Immediate availability of the course materials book cannot be guaranteed to those who register after September 6.
Please note that while People's Law School will provide attendees information on different areas of the law, this public-service program is not accredited and no degree or certificate will be given upon its completion.
SOURCE Philadelphia Bar Association