The University of Houston Law Center will host the People’s Law School from 9 a.m. to noon April 4. More than 40 volunteer attorneys, judges, and law professors will teach courses and answer questions on various topics at one of the country’s oldest and most notable law programs for citizens.
Richard M. Alderman, University of Houston Law Center professor emeritus, said more than 50,000 people have attended the People’s Law School and discovered that knowledge is power when it comes to law.
“The People’s Law School won’t make you an attorney, but it will help you settle disputes and avoid problems,” Alderman said in a statement. “Whether you are buying a car, preparing a will, dealing with a debt collector, or in a dispute with your neighbor, knowing your legal rights can make a difference.”
Attendees can visit three sessions and acquire information on their basic rights in business, tax, employment, health insurance, consumer, credit and debt collection, wills and estates, family, insurance, landlord and tenant, justice court, and Social Security law.
The free event is a partnership with the university’s Center for Consumer Law and the Houston Bar Association. Coffee and donuts will be served.
Registration is limited to the first 1,000 people. Take advantage now and register for the event by visiting peopleslawyer.net.