In celebration of National Law Day on May 1, 2013, LA Law Library and its partners are offering a full “Law Week” of legal seminars, classes and clinics. These events will be held both at the Main Library and other locations throughout the county. The Law Week Finale is a performance by the LA Lawyers Philharmonic Orchestra on the evening of Monday, May 6 at the Main Library.
All events are free and open to the public.
Public Records Access, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, LA Law Library Main Library
In a one-time offering to celebrate National Law Day, LA Law Library Executive Director Sandra J. Levin will outline the processes and procedures for obtaining public records from state and local agencies in California.
Lawyers in the Library, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Panorama City Branch LibraryFor those in need of legal assistance, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association is offering free 20 minute consultations with volunteer attorneys at the Panorama City Branch Library. Topics covered range from bankruptcy and credit card debt to disability law and landlord/tenant issues.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Teens and the Law, 4:30-5:30 pm, Los Angeles Public Library, Central BranchPresented by the Center for Juvenile Law & Policy at Loyola Law School and LA Law Library, this program is designed to introduce teenagers to the law. High school-age students and their parents will be presented with a variety of scenarios frequently experienced by teenagers and what they can do to protect themselves.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
“Ask A Lawyer” Program, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, LA Law Library Torrance BranchIn support of the South Bay Bar Association’s “Ask A Lawyer” Program taking place at the Torrance Superior Court, LA Law Library Torrance Courthouse Branch (located on the first floor) will be open and providing its full range of research support and guidance to self-represented litigants and attorneys.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Landmark Supreme Court Cases That Have Affected Law & Society, 2:00-3:00 pm, LA Law Library Main LibraryLA Law Library reference staff will give an overview of Supreme Court cases that have affected law and society. Learn about the library, legal research, and cases that have had a profound effect on all Americans.
Friday, May 3, 2013Representing Yourself in Federal Court, 12:00-1:00 pm, LA Law Library Main Library
Attorneys and paralegals from Public Counsel Law Center who regularly provide assistance to unrepresented litigants will provide guidance and information on preparing a case for federal court and appearing before a judge.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Estate Planning, 10:00-11:00 am, LA Law Library Main LibraryEstate Planning Attorney Elizabeth Botsford will discuss the steps that need to be taken to prepare for the transfer of assets and what can be done today to maximize the value of an estate. She will address the basics of wills, living trusts, advance healthcare directives, and powers of attorney.
Lawyers in the Library, 2:30 – 5:00 pm, Panorama City Branch Library
For those in need of legal assistance, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association is offering free 20 minute consultations with volunteer attorneys at the Panorama City Branch Library. Topics covered range from bankruptcy and credit card debt to disability law and landlord/tenant issues.
Monday, May 6, 2013
LA Lawyers Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
Reception - 5:00 PM Concert - 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Having performed at Disney Concert Hall and Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Gary Green, Esq. and the LA Lawyers Philharmonic bring their 50-musician orchestra to the LA Law Library for an enjoyable and entertaining evening of classical and contemporary melodies for music lovers of all ages. RSVP: www.lalawlibrary.org/CONCERT