Access to Justice Agenda

Keynote Speaker
Hon. Joyce Cram, Contra Costa County Superior Court

Break-out session
Law School for Social Workers
Led by: Steve Riess, Esq.

  • When is a civil referral appropriate?
  • What makes a good civil legal case?
  • Case studies & best practices
  • Resources

Break-out session
Social Work for Civil Attorneys
Prescott Cole, Esq., and Shawna Reeves, MSW

  • How can a social work perspective serve you and your clients and assist in making a better legal case?
  • When to recommend that your client contact social services?
  • Case study & best practices
  • Resources

Panel Discussion

  • Hear from local civil legal organizations
  • What they do
  • Who they serve
  • How to connect