Monday, July 4, 2016

July 18: Webcast+NYC: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility #MCLE

This training is designed to equip attorneys with a sharper understanding of the substantive law, strategies, procedures, and best practices relevant to their representation of low-income clients who seek public assistance, emergency assistance, and benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). These necessary benefits can be difficult to access for many eligible applicants due to the complex rules governing public benefits. Attend this program to learn about eligibility criteria, the application process, benefits, how to request a fair hearing, the fair hearing process, and recent developments.
What You Will Learn
  • Emergency assistance: eligibility criteria, application process, and benefits
  • Public assistance: benefit categories, financial and non-financial eligibility criteria, and application process
  • SNAP: application and eligibility rules and recent technological developments
  • Fair hearings: process, rights, post-hearing process, Administrative Law Judge perspective, and recent developments
All attorneys interested in helping low-income clients will benefit from attending this program.
Title:
Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2016
When/Where:
July 18, 2016
9:00 AM Eastern
6:00 AM Pacific
Webcast - Register Now!
Also Presented In-Person In New York, NY
Credit:
3 or more credits in most jurisdictions
Speakers:
  • Co-Chairs
    • Don Friedman ~ Managing Attorney, Long Island office, Empire Justice Center
    • Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Support Unit, Legal Services NYC
  • Speaker(s)
  • Lauren Aaronson ~ Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Office of Business Process Innovation, Human Resources Administration
  • Denise Acron ~ Staff Attorney, Public Benefits Unit, Manhattan Legal Services
  • Saima Akhtar ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Empire Justice Center
  • Sienna M. Fontaine ~ Deputy Legal Director, Make the Road New York
  • Lester Helfman ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Civil Practice, Legal Aid Society
  • Marc Isaacs ~ Principal Hearing Officer, Office of Administrative Hearings, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
  • Peter A. Kempner ~ Senior Staff Attorney, South Brooklyn Legal Services
  • Rebecca R. Kirchheimer ~ Director, Business Process Innovation Projects, Human Resources Administration
  • Nigel A. Marks ~ Assistant Director, Office of Administrative Hearings, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
  • Samuel L. Spitzberg ~ Director, Office of Administrative Hearings, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
  • Program Attorney: Ilizabeth Hempstead ~ Practising Law Institute
By:
PLI
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