Equal Access

Materials for Providers of Legal Self-Help Service

Conferences and Trainings

Statewide Self-Help Customer Satisfaction Survey Training (Online): This is a training for all self-help staff to prepare for the statewide client satisfaction survey of self-help services, which will be conducted from October 15-October 18 for in office services and October 15-November 14 for remote services. Please review the following materials and links below:

Past Conferences and Trainings

This section includes materials and links to materials from past conferences and trainings relevant to Equal Access.

The Judicial Council’s Center for Families, Children & the Courts (CFCC) provides education for judicial officers, court staff, attorneys and other legal professionals serving families, children, self-represented litigants, and collaborative justice court programs. Some of the materials developed for these events are available at the Conferences and Trainings page.

The Self-Help Family Law Conference (August 22-24, 2018 in San Francisco) Sessions addressed self-help services expansion, ethical issues in self-help assistance, effective case assessment, recruitment and management of volunteers, latest technology to support family law assistance, and more. We partnered with Legal Aid Association of California.

Self-Represented Litigant National Conference (February 22-23, 2018 at the Judicial Council Milton Marks Conference Center in San Francisco, CA) in collaboration with the Self-Represented Litigation Network and Legal Aid Association of California.

Pathways to Justice 2015 - Materials (June 10-11 2015 at The California Endowment, Los Angeles, CA.) Sponsored by the State Bar of California, and co-sponsored by the Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) and the Equal Access Project of the Judicial Council (EAP/JC).

2011 California Conference on Self-Represented Litigants - Materials (June 8-10, 2011, San Francisco)

2010 California Conference on Self-Represented Litigants - Materials (San Francisco)

2009 Self-Represented Litigants Conference - Materials

2008 Self-Help Regional Training and Planning Meetings Materials (San Francisco, Sacramento)

2007 California Conference on Self-Represented Litigants

2006 Statewide Conference on Self-Represented Litigants - Materials