Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster (2020)

By February 7, 2020 February 24th, 2020 Current Volunteers, Volunteers

Legal First Responder training will provide attorneys with information on how to participate in pro bono efforts after a disaster. 

What you will learn:

  • Framework for providing post-disaster legal services and pro bono opportunities
  • How to conduct intake, triage, and provide brief legal information and referral
  • How to work with survivors of trauma
  • Insurance issues
  • Employment and workers’ rights
  • Mobile home occupant rights
  • Housing issues faced by tenants and landlords
  • Foreclosure information for homeowners
  • Consumer fraud and protections
  • FEMA application, appeals, recoupment and other issues



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