Monday, October 1st // 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Main Library - Children's Room // 101 N. Stone Avenue // Tucson, AZ 85701
Free for all volunteers // $50 for non-volunteers
This seminar may qualify for up to 2.0 hours towards your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
- Overview of housing issues in Pima County and the community impact
- Introduction to landlord tenant act
- How to prepare a case for Justice Court
- Overview of eviction procedure and proceedings
- Information on HOME clinic and how to get involved
Stacy Butler is Director of Innovation for Justice at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. She received her bachelor's degree from Trinity University in 1999 and her Juris Doctorate from the University Arizona College of Law in 2002. Following graduation from law school, Ms. Butler served as a law clerk to the Hon. William C. Canby at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She served for 12 years as the permanent law clerk to the Hon. Jennifer G. Zipps at the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, and for 3 years as an associate at the law firm of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy. She has been active in developing and supporting volunteerism in the Pima County legal community since 1998. Ms. Butler brings a wealth of experience and a tremendous skill set to the board of SU2J.
Peggy Hutchinson is the Executive Director of Primavera Foundation. Peggy works closely with the Board of Directors to oversee the strategic direction of the organization, community partnership initiatives, and the neighborhood revitalization program. She has worked in the community development and economic justice fields in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East for more than 25 years. Her work experience includes community organizing, public education and advocacy, publishing, program development and evaluation, leadership development, human rights, restorative justice, grantmaking, fundraising, and executive administration and management.
Hon. Ron Newman has many years of formal legal education and actual courtroom experience both as a practicing attorney and as a part time judge. He presently practices law and sits as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Pima County Justice Court where he has presided over both civil and criminal cases. He received his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania Military College earning a BS degree in Business Administration. He then attended and graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1972 earning a Juris Doctorate degree.
The State Bar of Arizona allows your pro bono hours with Step Up to Justice to be counted as CLE credit. For each 5 hours of pro bono service provided through an approved legal services program (up to 25 hours of service per year), you can claim 1 hour of CLE self-study credit (up to a total of 5 hours of CLE credit per year).