Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.

Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.
613 Abbott Street
Detroit, MI 48226

September 27, 2012

Legal Aid and Defender to conduct more free workshops on small claims court

DETROIT – Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LAD) will conduct a series of three free workshops this fall for residents of Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties on how to represent themselves in small claims court and collect money judgments.

LAD scheduled the workshops in response to the popularity of its six spring and summer workshops on small claims court.

The first workshop will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at LAD headquarters, 613 Abbott St., Detroit. It will feature a presentation on mediation by the Wayne Mediation Center.

The second workshop will be held Thursday, Nov. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at St. Clair Shores Public Library, 22500 E. 11 Mile Road, St. Clair Shores. It will feature a presentation on mediation by The Resolution Center.

The third workshop will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Oakland County Law Library, 1200 N. Telegraph Road (West Wing), Pontiac. It will feature a presentation on mediation by the Oakland Mediation Center.

No registration is required for the workshops, which will begin promptly on time. For further information, contact Kelly L. Bidelman, managing attorney of LAD’s offices in Macomb and Oakland counties, at (313) 967-5555, ext. 4003 or
KBidelma@ladadetroit.org.

LAD is the largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income residents of Michigan. It serves metropolitan Detroit through its offices in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. It also represents criminal defendants in Wayne County and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Including brief consultations and comprehensive legal services, the public law firm handles some 15,000 legal matters
yearly.

“We work with clients in a comprehensive manner, so that as we solve their legal problems, we help solve other problems as well,” LAD President and CEO Deierdre L. Weir said. “We help people rebuild their lives and help families stay together.”

Anyone seeking legal services can call (877) 964-4700 or visit http://www.ladadetroit.org.

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CONTACTS:
Roger Lennert
Legal Aid and Defender Association
(313) 967-5607
(313) 587-3077 cell
rlennert@ladadetroit.org

David Adrian
Adrian & Associates
(248) 322-9226
(248) 515-4607 cell
david.adrian@adrianassoc.com
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