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BE INSPIRED!  Join us in Hampton for the 2016 Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference!  This educational conference is hosted by Virginia Poverty Law Center and Virginia’s legal aid programs.  Packed into this year’s event are CLE sessions for attorneys and paralegals, as well as non-CLE sessions for executives and those in management, administrative staff, community advocates and others.  Outstanding speakers have been confirmed to share their expertise on a variety of subjects.  Networking opportunities, including a free reception, are available for all attendees.   The conference is open to those outside of Virginia’s legal aid community. Hashtag #ascva

CLE sessions include:

Ethics—When to Withdraw or Disengage from a Client
What to do about Your Client’s Clunker and what if the Clunker was Repo’d?
Foreclosure Prevention and Rescue
Federal and State Gun Laws relating to Domestic Violence
Basic Protective Order Law
Common Discrimination Claims affecting Children
Hot Topics in Education Law
Nursing Home Litigation
Civil Capacity: A Neuropsychological Perspective
Identifying Tax Law Issues Affecting Low-Income Clients
Your Client’s Credit Report and the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Law
Medicaid and QMB, QI1 and other Income-Based Medicaid Programs / Resources
Impact of Public Benefits on Other Areas of the Law
Federal Court Practice
Virginia Rules of Evidence
SNAP Overpayment and Fraud
Medicaid Waivers
Overview of the ACA
and more!

Registration opens May 1.


September 20, 2016 – Hotel Reservations Deadline

October 10, 2016 – Registration Deadline

October 12, 2016 – Registration Cancellation (All cancellations must be received in writing by this date. Refunds will incur a $50 processing fee. No refunds after October 12, 2016.)


Conference Registration Only – $275 / person

Optional – All Meals (6) (includes Wed night banquet) – $135

Optional – Wednesday (only) Dinner Banquet w/ Keynote – $40

Hotel Rooms – $89/$994/$109/$119  single/triple/double/quadruple occupancy


• Earn the mandatory 12.5 CLE credits
• Awards banquet, plus party & prizes
• Free Networking Reception!
• Includes 2.0 credit hours for Ethics
• Management, leadership and community sessions

Register now to guarantee your spot. Registration deadline is October 10th.


The Embassy Suites Hampton is home to this year’s conference!


Thank you to the Virginia Law Foundation whose grant, along with our sponsors, make the conference possible every year.

Contact Danielle Manuel, VPLC Training Coordinator ( with questions regarding the annual conference.

Contact Danielle Manuel (, Training Coordinator,  for sponsorship opportunities.

Information from last year’s conference – 2015 ASC Agenda – FINAL

Prior conference resources