CLE & TRAINING
The Public Interest Law Section has many experts on a variety of legal issues. We regularly provide training and webinars that meet the Continuing Legal Education requirements for the Florida Bar. Below is a list with links for our current trainings and webinars.
Immigrant Detention in Florida
Recorded May 13, 2021
Presented by: Andrea Crumrine, Immigration Staff Attorney at Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Jessica Schneider, Director of the Detention Program at Americans for Immigrant Justice, Melissa Marantes, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Orlando Center for Justice. Moderator: Laura Pichardo-Cruz, Executive Director at Hope CommUnity Center. Co-sponsored by Florida Legal Services and the Public Interest Law Section (PILS) of The Florida Bar.
Approved for 1.5 General/Immigration & Nationality Law, State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice, CLE #4937
Approval period: 5/13/21-11/30/22
Florida Medicaid Expansion: Issues & Impact
Recorded March 16, 2021
Presented by: Miriam Harmatz, Esq., Advocacy Director & Founder of Florida Health Justice Project and co-sponsored by the Public Interest Law Section (PILS) of The Florida Bar.
Approved for 1 General/1 Health Law Certification, CLE #4513
Approval period: 3/16/21-9/30/22
Inclusive Immigrant Outreach
Recorded January 20, 2021
FLS Statewide Training Initiative Co-sponsored by the Public Interest Law Section (PILS) Featuring speakers from Florida Rural Legal Services, Hope CommUnity Center & Legal Services of Puerto Rico.
Approved for 1 Technology/1 General CLE credit, CLE #4400
Approval period: 1/19/21-7/31/22
FAQs: Representing Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence
Recorded December 4, 2020
Co-sponsored by the FLS Statewide Training Initiative & the Public Interest Law Section of the Florida Bar. Presented by Nicole Avila, Esq. of the Holistic Survivor Services program at Florida Legal Services.
CLE #4352 1 General or 1 Immigration & Nationality Law
CLE Approval period: 12/04/20-06/30/22
Immigrant & Farmworker Outreach During a Pandemic
Recorded November 10, 2020
Co-sponsored by the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar. Speakers: Joseph Cordova & Veronica Robleto of Florida Legal Services, Robin Lewy at Rural Women's Health Project, and Luci Valdivia Sanchez of Putnam County Schools
Approved for 1 Technology or 1 General CLE credit, CLE #4291
Approval period: 11/10/20-05/31/22
VAWA Protections for Immigrants
Recorded October 27, 2020
Co-sponsored by the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar & the FLS Statewide Training Initiative
Speaker: Ana Bernal Roberts, Esq. @LASOCBA
Approved for 1 CLE: #4289 1 General or 1 Immigration credit
Tech Tuesdays: The Digital Divide
Recorded October 6, 2020
Join Liz Keith & Josh Waldman of Pro Bono Net as they explain how the pandemic has exacerbated the digital divide among the poor and communities of color, the policy landscape for closing the digital divide, and Pro Bono Net's work on digital equity. Thank you to the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar for co-sponsoring.
Approved for 1 Technology or General CLE credit CLE #4192
Approval period: 10/06/20-04/30/22
Tech Tuesdays: Virtual Legal Clinics, Media & Rural Outreach
Recorded September 29, 2020
Charlotte Waters, Communications Manager at Legal Services of North Florida presents tips and lessons learned about running virtual legal clinic, media outreach/connections, and rural outreach.
CLE #4225 1 General & 1 Technology CLE
Tech Tuesdays: Child Welfare Online Resources
Recorded September 22, 2020
Tech Tuesdays: Virtual Domestic Violence Hearings
Recorded August 26, 2020
FLS Statewide Training Initiative & the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar present: Marta Estevez, Deputy Director at Coast to Coast Legal Aid & Jessica Abel, Staff Attorney at Three Rivers Legal Services, as they present about the pros & cons of virtual DV hearings (these tips apply to most virtual hearings).
CLE #4160 1 General 1 Technology
Approval period: 8/25/20-2/28/22
Tech Tuesdays: Microsoft Tools
Recorded August 11, 2020
FLS Statewide Training Initiative presents: Ilenia Sanchez-Bryson of Legal Services of Greater Miami & Jay Mobley of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange Co. Bar Assoc. present tips & tricks for getting the most out of your Microsoft tools. Thank you to the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar for co-sponsoring this webinar.
CLE #4134 1.0 General 1.0 Technology
Approval period: 08/11/2020-02/28/2022
Tech Tuesdays: Social Media/ Websites/ Remote Hiring
Recorded August 4, 2020
Michelle Wargo & Michelle Boyea of Community Legal Services, along with Alisha Hurwood of Coast to Coast Legal Aid, present in partnership with the FLS Statewide Training Initiative. Thank you to our co-sponsor, the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar.
CLE #4116 1.0 General 1.0 Technology
Approval Period: 08/04/2020-02/28/2022