Celebrate Law Week Starting April 28
The San Diego Law Library is joining legal communities throughout the country to celebrate Law Week, April 28-May 4. In honor of Law Week, we are holding a series of free events to increase access to justice.
Saturday, April 28
City Heights Weingart Library: City Heights Law Day is an award winning, free event that runs 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can meet with an attorney for a free consultations on a variety of topics or see one of the many legal presentations.
Monday, April 30
El Cajon Public Library: Legal Resource Information Fair: A Law Librarian from the Law Library will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help with legal resources, provide referrals, and demonstrate legal databases.
Tuesday, May 1
Downtown Law Library: Free Legal Clinic 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. by the Center for Solo Practitioners from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. You can see an attorney about legal issues including Immigration, Family, Consumer, Landlord-Tenant, Employment, Business, Criminal, Wills and Trusts, and more. This is a walk-in legal clinic and attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis.
Wednesday, May 2
Chula Vista Public Library: Legal Resource Information Fair: A Law Librarian from the Law Library will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help with legal resources, provide referrals, and demonstrate legal databases.
Thursday, May 3
Vista Branch of the San Diego County Library: Free Legal Clinic 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the North County Bar Association. This is a walk-in legal clinic and attendees will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Areas of law represented at this event will be Bankruptcy, Criminal, Debt Collection, Family, General Civil, Immigration, Landlord-Tenant, and Probate.
Law Day was established in 1958 by President Eisenhower as a day of national dedication to the principles of government under law. Congress declared May 1 as Law Day three years later. Law Week is an extended celebration of Law Day.