People's Law School hits the road

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Oct. 3, 2011 -- University of Houston Law Center Associate Dean Richard Alderman takes the “People’s Law School” on the road Oct. 20 to Lone Star College-CyFair. The free program, presented by the UHLC Center for Consumer Law, focuses on sharing information with the public about legal rights and the role these rights play in everyday life.

On Saturday, Oct. 1, more than 560 people packed Krost Hall for the opening of the fall session at the Law Center. Over the years, more than 50,000 people have attended classes taught by volunteer judges, lawyers and law professors. 

Seating is limited for the CyFair “mini” People’s Law School session and online advance registration is required at www.peopleslawyer.net starting Oct. 13. Presentations will be held Oct. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Conference Center at LSC-CyFair, located at 9191 Barker Cypress.

Community members can choose to attend two of the four sessions: Consumer Law for Buying/Selling Goods and Services; Wills/Probate for Planning for Serious Illness or Death; Landlord/Tenant for Renting Apartments or Homes, and Credit and Debt Collection for Managing Financial Matters.

The next session at the Law Center is April 7, 2012.

Associate Dean Richard Alderman welcomes more than 560 “students” to the People’s Law School at Krost Hall on Oct. 1.
University of Houston Law Center Associate Dean Richard Alderman welcomes more than 560 "students" to the People's Law School at Krost Hall on Oct. 1. Alderman, "The People's Lawyer," is director of the Center for Consumer Law, which sponsors the event attended by more than 50,000 people over the years.

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