People's Law School 2011!

People's Law School is back for 2011 and offers more value than ever. From Sept. 13 to Oct. 18, volunteer attorneys from the Young Lawyers Division will teach area citizens about 11 different areas of the law.

Admission increases to $40 after August 30. The immediate availability of a course materials book can not be guaranteed if payment is not received by September 6. So sign up now!

The 2011 program features several new instructors and materials. Classes taking place every Tuesday from 6:15-8:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St. Register here, call 215-238-6393 or email If you wish to mail in your registration, click here.

Below is the course schedule for this year's program.

September 13
• Social Security & Disability (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Trusts and Estates, including wills and living wills (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

September 20
• Small Claims & Landlord/Tenant (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Consumer Credit, including debt collection, identity theft, and credit reports (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

September 27
• Personal Injury (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Criminal Law & Procedure (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 4
• Real Estate, including foreclosures, predatory lending, and transactions (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Bankruptcy (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 11
• Employment Law (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
• Workers' Compensation (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

October 18
• Family Law, including divorce, custody, and support (6:15-8:30 p.m.)