The annual training you know and love is back this August!
Poverty Law Conference (PLC) is the premier statewide advocacy training for legal professionals who serve low-income Texans. Don’t miss this opportunity to join your colleagues for legislative updates, advocacy tips, and the latest legal trends to help you and your clients. Registration doesn’t open until June, but save the dates in your calendar now: August 28 – 30. Additionally, the Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat (PBCR) pre-conference is tailored to pro bono program managers and staff and will be August 27-28.
What to Expect
- A multi-tracked substantive curriculum focusing on all aspects of poverty law practice, including family, housing, consumer, immigration, public benefits, and more
- The opportunity to learn from successful practitioners from legal aid and the private sector
- A broad-based program offering valuable sessions, whether you are a seasoned advocate, generalist, or new legal aid attorney
- An open forum where you can meet and network with colleagues
- A full year’s worth of high-quality CLE credit at a cost that can’t be beat
Who Should Attend
- Executive directors of legal aid, pro bono, and funding organizations
- Board members of legal aid, pro bono, and funding organizations
- Managers of legal aid programs
- Legal aid attorneys and case handlers
- Pro bono program managers and staff
- Advocates for civil legal aid
- Members of bar association pro bono committees and Access to Justice Commissions
- Judges and court administrators
- Advocates who provide legal assistance to low-income members of the military
- Private attorneys who provide pro bono services in civil cases
- Law students interested in providing legal services to the poor
Share what you know
Do you want to present at PLC or PBCR? Session proposals will be accepted through noon Friday, April 12, 2019. The speaker guidelines can be found here, and you can submit your session proposal on Survey Monkey here through April 12.