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Upcoming Clinics, Events, and Legal Help Resources: February 2023January 31, 2023
This year we invite everyone to meet our staff and learn more about each of our individual units. Please join us for the first series in “Learning About Law Services” on February 16th, 2023 from 1:30 to 2:00 pm where we will highlight and discuss two of our units: the Domestic Violence Unit (Suffolk County) and the Consumer Debt Unit. Learn how to make referrals to each unit, what type of legal cases each unit handles, and the Consumer Debt Unit’s new focus on educating on and litigating for solutions to higher education debt. Please register now to sign up for this first session.
UPCOMING LSCA TRAINING:
PREVIOUS LSCA TRAININGS
The Basics of SSI/SSDI Cessation and Overpayment
LSCA training was held virtually by Supervising Attorney John Batanchiev on December 2nd, 2022. This presentation gave an overview of when the Social Security Administration determines that a client does not qualify for SSDI or SSI resulting in an overpayment to the government. We will discuss basic information about the SSDI and SSI programs, the income and resource limits for each program, what a cessation and overpayment issue is and the ways to resolve it for a client. Please register to view the training.
The Family Law Basics for Advocates
LSCA training was held virtually by Supervising Attorney Larry Tuthill, Domestic Violence Unit Staff Attorney Kayla Schunk, and Family Law Unit Staff Attorney Vicki Davies on October 27th, 2022. This presentation gave an overview of the basics of common family law topics including custody, support and orders of protection and where you or your clients can go for more help. Please register to view the training.
The Navigating Special Education in New York
LSCA training was held virtually by Danielle Leake, Education and Disability Rights Unit Staff Attorney, on September 8th, 2022. Ms. Leake gave a general overview of both federal and state special education laws, as well as provide a step-by-step guide on how to navigate and secure special education services for students with disabilities in New York State. Please register to view the training.
If your organization is interested in having Nassau Suffolk Law Services present on what services we provide or a specific area of law, please contact the Legal Support Center for Advocates at 631-232-2400 extension 3324 (advocates only).