CLE Webinars

As a response to current events with Covid-19, ELAP is now conducting CLE’s via webinars. Please see below for the recordings of these webinars, along with transcripts and further resources. If you are interested in a particular topic for our CLE’s, please email Chris Lovings – ELAP’s Community Engagement Manager – at chris@elap.org.

Topics Covered
Estate Planning | Family Law | Tenant Rights | Other Topics

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Estate Planning

Wills Clinic Training Video

Recorded 12.15.2020

Speaker:
Matthew LoftinEstate Planning Attorney and ELAP Board Member

Powerpoint Presentation

Forms:
Client Information Sheet
Health Care Directive
Financial – Durable POA – Effective Immediately
Financial – Durable POA Effective Upon Incapacity
Medical – Durable POA – Effective Immediately
Medical – Durable POA Effective Upon Incapacity
Community Property Status and Disposition Agreement
Last Will and Testament

For questions around the virtual Wills Clinic, please contact Kimberly Morrill – ELAP’s Pro Bono Director at kimberly@elap.org.

Wills Clinic Explainer Video

Recorded 10.15.2020

Please note: The forms and information shared has changed since this recording. Please be sure to speak with a supervisor to get clarity when assisting a client.

Speaker:
Matthew LoftinEstate Planning Attorney and ELAP Board Member

Forms:
Client Information Sheet
Health Care Directive
Financial – Durable Power of Attorney
Medical – Durable Power of Attorney
Community Property Status and Disposition Agreement
Last Will and Testament
Expert Contact Info + Notarization Info

For questions around the virtual Wills Clinic, please contact Kimberly Morrill – ELAP’s Pro Bono Director at kimberly@elap.org.

Wills Clinic Training

Recorded 9.10.2019

Please note: The forms and information shared has changed since this recording. Please be sure to speak with a supervisor to get clarity when assisting a client.

Speakers:
Matthew Loftin – Attorney-at-law


Family Law

Best Practices Working with Legal Advocates

Recorded 3.11.2021

Speaker:
Neetika Gupta – Legal Advocate at Lifewire
Melissa O’Sullivan – Legal Advocate at Lifewire

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

Resources: Best Practices Powerpoint

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association | Northwest Justice Project

Domestic Violence Agencies: DAWN| Lifewire | New Beginnings

DVPO Interventions

Recorded 1.20.2021

Speaker:
Dawn SydneyPrivate Family Law Attorney at the Law Offices of Dawn Sydney

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: DVPO Interventions

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association | Northwest Justice Project

Domestic Violence Protection Orders

Recorded 12.11.2020

Speaker:
Ailise DelaneyELAP Domestic Violence Staff Attorney
Rochelle KrebsELAP Domestic Violence Staff Attorney

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: DVPO’s, Declarations, and COVID Powerpoint Presentation

Call in to the Court Instructions – ExParte 12.9.20

Exparte Virtual Hearing Instructions

Final DVPO Tip Sheet

Power and Control Wheel

Template – Proposed Order Re Alternate Service

Virtual Protection Order Office Instructions

Bench Memos:

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association | Northwest Justice Project

COVID Updates: Zoom Trials and remote court procedures for Family Law

Recorded 11.19.2020

Speaker:
Lindsey Goheen – Attorney at Northwest Justice Project

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: Zoom Trial Tips Presentation

Collection of Handouts and Links

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association | Northwest Justice Project

Trauma Informed Legal Advocacy

Recorded 10.28.2020

Speaker:
Arpan Aulakh – Attorney and Legal Advocate at API Chaya

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: Trauma Informed Legal Advocacy Presentation

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association

Parenting Plans, DV, and COVID

Recorded 10.27.2020

Speaker:
Kristina Larry – Attorney and Certified Mediator with Sassy Litigations, LLC

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: Protective Parenting Plans Presentation

AAML AFCC Covid-19 Guidelines

Sample Language for Parenting Plans

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association

Springboard to Client Centered Rep and DV 101 with ELAP

Recorded 10.21.2020

Speaker:
Ailise DelaneyELAP’s Domestic Violence Attorney
Timothy RichardsELAP’s Domestic Violence Attorney

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Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

What Protection Order (PO) should I file?

Updated instructions for Ex Parte fee waiver

Template – Proposed Order Re-Alternate Service

LGBTQ Power and Control Wheel

Lethality Assessment

Legal Voice DVPO Case Law Chart

Order Re Fee Waiver

QLSP – Filing Fee Waiver

Firearm Identification Worksheet

DVPO Tip Sheet

DV Screening Tip Sheet

Danger Assessment

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association

Family Law 101 with ELAP

Recorded 7.23.2020

Speaker:
Julie S. ParkPrivate Family Law Attorney and ELAP Volunteer Attorney

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Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

WA Court Forms

Divorce Roadmap

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | King County Bar Association


Tenant Rights

CLE – Tenant Protections

Recorded 4.30.2021

Speakers:
Katharine NydenELAP’s Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney
Sarterus RoweELAP’s Bellevue Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney
Shane WoernerELAP’s Kirkland Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

CLE – Eviction Moratorium Updates During COVID-19

Recorded 12.3.2020

Speakers:
Katharine NydenELAP’s Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney
Shane WoernerELAP’s Kirkland Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Moderator: Kimberly MorrillELAP’s Pro Bono Director

ELAP CLE Feedback Survey – Please fill this out to let us know how we’re doing and what topics we should cover next.

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

Governor Inslee’s Proclamation

Eviction Resolution Program (ERP) Pilot Info

ERP Court User Guide

ERP Emergency Order

CDC Temp Halt in Residential Evictions

CDC Declaration Form

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

Tenant Rights CLE with ELAP

Recorded 5.14.2020

Speaker:
Shane Woerner – ELAP’s Kirkland Housing Attorneyshane@elap.org

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

Seattle’s Council Bill CB 119762 Section 2A – This Council Bill has information about reasonable payment plans.

Residential Landlord/Tenant Act – Shane mentions this law that explains the basic Landlord/Tenant relationship. Washington Law Help has a good summary of the law along with more information about its application.

WA Attorney General’s Office – The WA Attorney General’s office is enforcing the moratorium. Tenants and advocates can fill out a form on their website (linked above), email them at civilrights@atg.wa.gov, or contact them via phone at (833) 660-4877 and leave a general message by selecting Option 1. 

Undocumented Community Assistance:
Undocumented Relief Fund – Fund set aside for the undocumented community to assist during Covid-19.
Eastside for All Undocumented Support Page – A collection of resources for the undocumented community.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

Tenant Rights During Covid-19: A CLE

Recorded 3.26.2020

Please note: The recording missed the first ten minutes of this presentation, but the Powerpoint presentation contains the info missed in the recording.

Speakers:
Maureen Roat – Property Owner and Tenant Assistance Supervisor for the City of Seattle
Edmund Witter – Senior Managing Attorney for Housing Justice Project

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

WA Emergency Housing Protections – This document llists the Housing Protections for cities throughout King County.

WA Attorney General’s Office – The WA Attorney General’s office is enforcing the moratorium. Tenants and advocates can fill out a form on their website (linked above), email them at civilrights@atg.wa.gov, or contact them via phone at (833) 660-4877 and leave a general message by selecting Option 1. 

Undocumented Community Assistance:
Undocumented Relief Fund – Fund set aside for the undocumented community to assist during Covid-19.
Eastside for All Undocumented Support – A collection of resources for the undocumented community.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center


Other Topics

How to Vacate a Conviction and Waive LFOs

Recorded 4.7.2021

Speaker:
Jacob KuykendallStaff Attorney for Civil Survival

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

How to Ask Court to Reduce or Waive LFO

LFO Interest and Fines Waived Motion

Motion and Declaration to Vacate Misdemeanor

Motion and Declaration to Vacate Felony

Legal Aid Organizations: Civil Survival | KCBA Records Project