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2014 Law Day Legal Aid Clinics

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The State Bar of Arizona will hold FREE legal clinics across the Valley and in Tucson for the third year in a row on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in celebration of Law Day.

The 2013 Law Day Legal Aid Clinics are a free legal resource where members of communities from across the Valley and Tucson can attend information sessions on a variety of legal topics.

The information sessions will be conducted by volunteer lawyers and will last 90 minutes. Lawyers will provide guests with a presentation on a specific legal topic as well as reserve time for a question and answer period. Guests can participate in one or more of the following sessions at one of the four partner locations in the Valley.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Session One: 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Landlord and Tenant Issues

Session Two: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Issues

Session Three: 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Immigration Issues (English/Spanish)

Session Four: 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Divorce, Child Support, and Paternity Issues (English/Spanish at Burton Barr and Isaac)

 

The following community partners will host a FREE Law Day Legal Aid Clinic on Saturday, April 26 at their respective locations:

Central/South Valley
Burton Barr Central Library - Pulliam Auditorium
1221 North Central Avenue (Map)
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Central/North Valley
Cholla Library - Main Conference Room
10050 North Metro Parkway East (Map)
Phoenix, AZ 85051

East Valley
Escalante Community Center - Bravo Conference Room
2150 East Orange Street (Map)
Tempe, Arizona 85281

West Valley
Isaac School District - District Office
3348 West McDowell Road (Map)
Phoenix, Arizona 85009

Tucson, Arizona
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For more information or would like to volunteer, contact Alberto Rodriguez at alberto.rodriguez@staff.azbar.org or 602.340.7337.

 

2014 Law Day Legal Aid Clinic Official Partners

  


2013 Law Day Legal Aid Clinics

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The State Bar of Arizona will host its second annual legal aid clinics across the Valley and in Tucson on Saturday, April 27th in celebration of Law Day 2013.

The 2013 Law Day Legal Aid Clinics will serve as a free legal resource where members of communities from across the Valley and Tucson can attend information sessions on a variety of legal topics.

The information sessions will be conducted by volunteer lawyers and will last 90 minutes. Lawyers will provide guests with a presentation on a specific legal topic as well as reserve time for a question and answer period. Guests can participate in one or more of the following sessions at one of the four partner locations in the Valley.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Session One: 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Landlord and Tenant Issues

Session Two: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Immigration Issues (English/Spanish)

Session Three: 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Divorce, Child Support, and Paternity Issues (English/Spanish at Burton Barr and Isaac)

Session Four: 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Issues

 

The following community partners will host a FREE Law Day Legal Aid Clinic on Saturday, April 27 at their respective locations:

Central/South Valley
Burton Barr Central Library - Fourth Floor Lecture Room
1221 North Central Avenue (Map)
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Central/North Valley
Yucca Library
5648 North 15th Avenue (Map)
Phoenix, AZ 85015

East Valley
East Valley Institute of Technology - Health Science Lecture Hall
1601 West Main Street (Map)
Mesa, Arizona 85201

West Valley
Isaac School District - District Office
3348 West McDowell Road (Map)
Phoenix, Arizona 85009

Tucson, Arizona
Click here for more information.


Print-friendly Information:
English / Spanish

For more information on the 2013 Law Day Legal Aid Clinics in Phoenix contact Alberto Rodriguez at alberto.rodriguez@staff.azbar.org or 602.340.7337. 

 

 

2013 Law Day Legal Aid Clinics Official Partners

 


2013 American Bar Association Law Day

Realizing the Dream: Equality for All
Law Day, May 1, 2013, will provide an opportunity to explore the movement for civil and human rights in America and the impact it has had in promoting the ideal of equality under the law. It will provide a forum for reflecting on the work that remains to be done in rectifying injustice, eliminating all forms of discrimination, and putting an end to human trafficking and other violations of our basic human rights.

View the 2013 ABA Law Day message here.

 


Law Day 2012

The State Bar of Arizona will host its first annual legal-aid clinic event across the Valley and in Tucson on Saturday, April 28th in celebration of Law Day.

The 2012 Law Day Legal-aid Clinics will serve as a free legal resource where members of communities from across the Valley and Tucson can attend information sessions on a variety of legal topics.

The information sessions will be conducted by volunteer lawyers and will last 90 minutes. Lawyers will provide guests with a presentation on a specific legal topic as well as reserve time for a question and answer period. Guests can participate in one or more of the following sessions at one of the five partner locations:

Session One: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Wills and Estate Planning - St. Paul and Pilgrim Rest Churches
Immigration Issues (in English/Spanish) - Fiesta Mall, Isaac School District and Tucson

Session Two: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Divorce, Child Support, and Paternity Issues

Session Three: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Issues

Session Four: 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Immigration Issues (in English/Spanish) - Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
Landlord and Tenant Issues - All other locations

The following community partners will host a Law Day Legal-aid Clinic on Saturday, April 28 at their respective locations:

North Valley
St. Paul Roman Catholic Parish
330 West Coral Gables
Phoenix, Arizona 85023

Central/South Valley
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
1401 East Jefferson Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034

East Valley
Fiesta Mall
1445 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, Arizona 85202

West Valley
Isaac School District - District Office
3348 West McDowell Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85009

Tucson, Arizona
State Bar of Arizona Southern Region Office
270 North Church Avenue, Suite 100
Tucson, Arizona 85701 

For more information on the 2012 Law Day Legal-aid Clinics in Phoenix contact Alberto Rodriguez at alberto.rodriguez@staff.azbar.org or 602.340.7337. For the Tucson clinic contact Amy Ihrke at amy.ihrke@staff.azbar.org or 520.623.9944.

 


Law Day 2011

In 2011, the State Bar, the Arizona Supreme Court, and the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education partnered to sponsor Law Day 2011: Bringing iCivics to Life. The state-wide event engaged students from more than 35 schools in an in-class debate that was facilitated by more than 75 volunteers from the legal profession, including members of the Bar.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (Ret.) and Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Berch taught the lesson to students from Desert Foothills Middle School in celebration of Law Day 2011.

We invite you to view the Chief Justice Rebecca Berch's welcome video that was shown throughout the day at each school site.

Click: Law Day Welcome

 


 

About Law Day

Each year on May 1, the United States celebrates Law Day. Originally proposed by the ABA, in 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed the first Law Day to strengthen our country's heritage of liberty, justice and equality under the law. It was made part of the U.S. Code as Public Law 87-20 on April 7, 1961. The concept was to recognize the importance of the rule of law and both its effect and structure in our country. Over the years, legal and civic organizations nationwide have used these general ideas to develop educational programs for the public.