Attorneys: Help Protect Low-Income Families and Fight Wrongful Evictions!


Cause Areas


Fri Jan 27, 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM


PLI California Center685 Market StreetSan Francisco, CA 94105


Low-income families who do not have counsel in unlawful detainer cases risk being evicted and face homelessness. Learn how you can volunteer to help our most vulnerable community members by attending our Live Landlord-Tenant Law Training and become a volunteer attorney with the Justice & Diversity Center’s Eviction Defense Project!

What You Will Learn

  • The several types of housing and rent ordinances
  • The various defenses that may be available in the Unlawful Detainer action
  • How to use discovery in Unlawful Detainer actions
  • An inside view of the settlement conference
  • How to prepare and conduct the trial
Who Should Attend
Attorneys who would like to provide pro bono representation to low-income clients in unlawful detainer actions will learn what they need to know.

  • Carolyn Gold ~ Supervising Attorney, Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Thomas E. Drohan ~ Staff Attorney, Legal Assistance to the Elderly
  • Cathy Mosbrucker ~ Mosbrucker & Foran
  • Professor Ora Prochovnick ~ Director of Clinical and Public Interest Law Programs, John F. Kennedy University College of Law


  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • License to practice law in California (active or inactive)

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