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, administration, community advocates and others. We have speakers from diverse backgrounds who will present insights into their areas of expertise and inform and inspire us in new ways!
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*
Federal Court Practice*
What to do about Your Client’s Clunker and what if the Clunker was Repo’d?*
Foreclosure Prevention and Rescue*
Tenant’s Rights in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Programs*
Common Discrimination Claims Affecting Children*
Medicaid and the Americans with Disabilities Act*
Basic Protective Order Law*
Impact of Public Benefits on Other Areas of Law*
Representing Clients Accused of Fraud in SNAP*
Federal and State Gun Laws Relating to Domestic Violence*
Your Client’s Credit Report and the FCRA*
Virginia Rules of Evidence*
Helping Clients Avoid Hitting SNAP’s Three-Month Time Limit*
Children’s Health Services through Medicaid EPSDT*
Civil Capacity: A Neuropsychological Perspective*
Tax Controversy Issue Spotting: Identifying Issues Affecting Low-Income Clients*
How the Affordable Care Act (ACA) & Other Public Health Programs Connect*
Hot Topics in Education Law*
Nursing Home Litigation*
September 15, 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/$99/$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!
Embassy Suites by Hilton Hampton Hotel Convention Center & Spa
1700 Coliseum Drive
Hampton Virginia, 23666 USA
Room Rate: $89 per suite per night. Double Occupancy is $99.00 per suite, per night plus taxes. Each additional occupant please add an additional ten dollars to the rate prior to taxes. BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED FOR EACH PAID OCCUPANT.
Reference Group Code: VPL
Reserve your room http://www.hamptonroadsconventioncenter.embassysuites.com. Enter arrival & departure dates, number of rooms and occupants Click “Add special rate codes for group rate.” Under Group Code enter: VPL then scroll down to the blue “CHECK ROOMS & RATES” button and click this button. Complete your reservation information.
**Reservations and room type are based on availability at the time of your call so please do not delay in reserving your room. Group Rate: Single Occupancy at $89.00 per suite, per night plus 14% tax; and Double Occupancy is $99.00 per suite, per night plus taxes. Each additional occupant please add an additional ten dollars to the rate prior to taxes. There is an additional city tax of $1.00 per room, per night on all reservations.
Please make your group rate reservation as soon as possible as availability is subject to change. You must make your individual reservation following the above procedure and receive a confirmation number to have a guaranteed reservation. Group Reservations Cut Off Date is Tuesday, September 20, 2016 but this block is subject to close earlier and no group rate be available should the rooms in the call-in block be filled before the cutoff date.
Since inception in 1980, the Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference has been a no cost, three-day conference for Virginia’s Legal Aid community. Sponsorships are vital to keeping this comprehensive civil legal issues training free to the Legal Aid community so that their limited financial resources can be utilized for direct client services. For the 2016 conference, we are very grateful and honored for:
VPLC Training Coordinator – email@example.com
- , Director of Development – firstname.lastname@example.org
Information from last year’s conference – 2015 ASC Agenda – FINAL
Prior conference resources
- 2013 Annual Conference Agenda
- 2013 Annual Conference Brochure
- Portsmouth, VA Attractions
- 2012 Annual Conference Presentation Materials
- 2012 Annual Conference Agenda
- 2012 Annual Conference Brochure