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People's Law School open to all

The free educational series is taught by lawyers and judges.

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 30, 2007


The People's Law School, an educational series taught by lawyers and judges, is a free program sponsored by the Clearwater Bar Association. It meets every Thursday, January through April, at the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College at 2465 Drew St.

All sessions are open to the public, and participants can attend as many sessions as they wish. Registration is not required. For more information, call (727) 461-4869 or visit

The 2008 class schedule:

-Jan. 10, 7 to 9 p.m., The judicial system from the judge's perspective.

-Jan. 17, 7 to 9 p.m., How a jury trial really works.

-Jan. 24, 7 to 9 p.m., Criminal law.

-Jan. 31, 7 to 9 p.m., Independent court system.

-Feb. 7, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Condominium law; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Landlord-tenant law.

-Feb. 14, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Purchasing real estate; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Mortgages.

-Feb. 21, 7 to 9 p.m., To be announced.

-Feb. 28, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Construction contracts; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Mechanic's liens.

-March 6, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Consumer complaints; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Mediation and arbitration.

-March 13, 7 to 9 p.m., Wills, trusts and estate planning.

-March 20, No class.

-March 27, 7 to 7:55 p.m., State of our circuit; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Small claims.

-April 3, 7 to 9 p.m., Family law.

-April 10, 7 to 9 p.m., Bankruptcy.

-April 17, 7 to 9 p.m., Contract and business law.

-April 24, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Identity theft; 8:06 to 9 p.m., Graduation.

[Last modified December 29, 2007, 21:47:20]

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