Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster (2020)

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