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Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief – FEMA Assistance, FEMA Appeals & Insurance Basics Training
Date(s):  11-05-2021
Time: 10:00AM - 12:35PM EST
Details:
Following Hurricane Ida in September, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance became available in 12 of New Jersey’s 21 counties. Many households have applied for FEMA assistance. Others have received application decisions and are navigating next steps. Accessing free or pro bono legal assistance during periods of disaster recovery is crucial.

This training features an esteemed panel of experts who will provide background and practical guidance on the areas of FEMA assistance, FEMA appeals, and insurance basics.

Panelists
  • Kathy Grunewald, Esq., Disaster Coordinator Attorney, Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.
  • Brittanny Perrigue-Gomez, Esq., Disaster Benefits Team Manager, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid & Member, ABA YLD Disaster Legal Services Program
  • Oscar Joseph, FEMA Community Services Group Supervisor FEMA-DR-4614-NJ
  • Maryann Flanigan, Esq., Vice President and Chief Counsel of Disaster Relief at LSNJ (moderator)
Format: Webinar

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CLE information:
NJ ATTORNEYS MAY EARN NJ CLE CREDITS FOR ATTENDANCE AT THIS TRAINING:


As of April 30, 2020, LSNJ has been renewed as an Accredited/Approved Service Provider for NJ Continuing Legal Education. This means that this training or other event has been (presumptively) approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.5 hours of total NJ CLE credit. Of these, 0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, 0 qualify as diversity, inclusion, and elimination of bias and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in criminal trial law, 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in workers compensation law and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in matrimonial law.

NJ BOARD ON CLE REGULATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NJ JUDICIARY WEB SITE AT:
https://www.njcourts.gov/attorneys/assets/cle/cleregs.pdf?c=JEe

Call ahead for information about cancellations due to inclement weather

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
Callers (all LSNJ staff, meeting attendees, clients with appointments, trainers, trainees, etc.) wishing to get information about emergency closings or delayed openings should:
a. Dial LSNJ's main number, 732.572.9100 after 7:00 am.
b. The LSNJ greeting will prompt the caller to dial 3 for emergency closing information.
c. A recorded announcement will provide specific information about meeting changes, office closings, delayed openings or other emergency information.
CANCELLATION POLICY
If a training event is rescheduled by LSNJ due to inclement weather or other emergency, paid registrations can be applied to future LSNJ Events.
VIDEOTAPING
LSNJ videotapes trainings. The videos will be edited carefully, both to sharpen the content and to eliminate any extraneous or problematic references. The recording may be made available to other Legal Services staff and/or pro bono attorneys working with a NJ Legal Services Program, through LSNJ’s secure intranet web site and directly, so that they may learn and improve their work on behalf of clients.

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