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Iowa Legal Aid, Legal Aid of Nebraska & Legal Aid of North Carolina Present: Partnering on Disaster Relief (Free Webinar)

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Iowa Legal Aid, Legal Aid of Nebraska & Legal Aid of North Carolina are presenting a free CLE webinar entitled Iowa Legal Aid, Legal Aid of Nebraska & Legal Aid of North Carolina Present: Partnering on Disaster Relief on Wednesday May 22, 2019 from 11:00 AM-3:45 PM Eastern.

While North Carolina is still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence last fall, our Midwestern neighbors are currently struggling with historic flooding and the resulting fallout.  This nationwide Disaster Relief training will discuss current disaster relief efforts across states, issue spotting common legal scenarios encountered by natural disaster survivors, and how volunteer attorneys are crucial in responding to disasters. 

The program will also cover identifying and referring survivors to available services; effective communication strategies for survivors who have been affected by natural disasters; dealing with common homeownership and landlord-tenant issues; Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits; and the disaster Unemployment Insurance benefits programs. This training will be useful for all attorneys responding to disasters or working in areas recovering from natural disasters. 

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    3.25 hour of general CLE credit (pending approval by the North Carolina State Bar)

    Attorneys licensed outside of North Carolina will receive a certificate of attendance, which they can furnish to their state bar for CLE credit.

    Attendance at this online events of this type are categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

  • Contact:
    Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.