News North Penn Legal Services and the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association To Offer CLE's on October 23

North Penn Legal Services and the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association To Offer CLE's on October 23

North Penn Legal Services and the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association (both accredited continuing legal education providers) will Conduct a Continuing Legal Education Program on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Educational Center of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, PA.
 
“Medicaid for Low-Income Clients: New Rules, New Benefits”
1.5 substantive CLE credits
 
AND
 
“Preserving Housing - Public Housing and Fair Housing Issues for Homeowners and Renters”
2 substantive CLE credits
 
Agenda:
 
12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.    
Medicaid for Low-Income Clients:  New Rules, New Benefits
Presenters:    Ann Bacharach, Esq., Kyle Fisher, Esq.
 
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.       
Preserving Housing-Public Housing and Fair Housing Issues for Homeowners and Renters                                        
Presenters:  Lori Molloy, Esq., Kristina, Petronko, Esq., Scott Williams, Esq.
 
Program Description:
 
Sponsored by North Penn Legal Services and the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association as part of the ongoing pro bono initiative for Luzerne County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, this first session of this seminar offers a variety of useful information on the update on how Medicaid expansion will affect consumers in Pennsylvania.   The second session will discuss various public and subsidized housing, eligibility requirements, evictions, and strategies for helping applicants who have credit issues and criminal histories. Finally, the session will address Fair Housing laws and how they might apply to denial of admission to housing, eviction, or the ability of an occupant to stay in a unit.
 
Attendance of this program is free to any attorney who is willing to accept one (1) pro bono referral from North Penn Legal Services within six months from the date of training, otherwise the cost is $25.00 per credit hour.  For any attorney attending the full program, the CLE credit earned for the first session is one and 1/2 (1.5) substantive credits and for the second session it is two (2) substantive credits.  
 
Registration Information:
 
Date:  Thursday,  October 23, 2014
Location:  Educational Center at Luzerne Community College, Nanticoke PA
Registration Fee:  FREE for attendees  agreeing to accept one (1) pro bono referral from North Penn Legal Services.  (Otherwise the cost is $25.00 per credit hour).
How to Register:  Attendees should pre-register for this event.  Contact Victoria Coyle at vcoyle@northpennlegal.org or 610-317-5308                                                                             
Registration Deadline:  Monday, October 20, 2014.  Space is limited.