August 16, 2007
Philadelphia Bar Association to Sponsor "Law School" for Non-Lawyers
Area residents can receive basic information about areas of the law most likely to impact their daily lives when the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association presents The People's Law School — a six-session education program for non-lawyers beginning Tuesday, September 18.
The program will be held from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Criminal Justice Centers Jury Assembly Room, 13th and Filbert Streets, in Center City Philadelphia. Classes are scheduled for Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23. Total cost for the program is $40, including a detailed course book.
Topics to be covered include:
- labor and employment law
- family law
- municipal courts/small business claims
- personal injury law
- landlord/tenant law
- real estate law
- criminal law
- immigration law.
The People's Law School is a community outreach project of the Philadelphia Bar Associations Young Lawyers Division. The program provides adult legal education to Philadelphia-area residents at a nominal cost. The program provides basic, non-technical knowledge of areas of the law in clear, easy-to-understand terms.
Register at online or call 215-238-6305.