ILAS and the Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program Jointly Call on all Fourth District Attorneys

The lawyers at Idaho Legal Aid Services (ILAS) furnish almost all eviction defense for families on the brink of homelessness in the Treasure Valley.  Massive job loss due to the Great Recession has inundated ILAS with meritorious cases from growing numbers who cannot afford an attorney.

Since April, ILAS has been forced to call a moratorium on new eviction defense cases in the Fourth District because its attorneys have reached caseload capacity.

ILAS and the Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program jointly call on all Fourth District attorneys to accept one eviction defense case as soon as possible Attorneys pledging to help one family prevent homelessness by handling an eviction defense will be trained and receive CLE credit (pending):

 

EVICTION DEFENSE: FREE PRO BONO TRAINING
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The Law Center
525 W. Jefferson St.
Boise, Idaho

The training will cover governing law, a practical explanation of typical cases, defense strategies, case intake, and the very basics.  ILAS attorney Richard Eppink will provide the training.

PLEASE CALL MARY HOBSON TODAY AT 334-4510
TO REGISTER AND PLEDGE
(Walk-in pledges welcome)

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Posted: May 11, 2010