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People's Law School

What is the People's Law School?

The People's Law school is an annual event, sponsored by the San Antonio Bar Foundation and St. Mary's Law School. Qualified, local attorneys will share their expertise in a series of topics. Each topic is presented in a 30-minute session, followed by a five-minute break.


This year, the 27th Annual People's Law School will be held virtually. This is FREE to the public.



What classes will be offered?

The following classes will be presented at this year's event:


Wills and Estate Planning
Presented by Steve Medina - The Law Office of Steven J. Medina

Karen Hogan, Attorney at Law
Includes forms to draft your own will, living will, and power of attorney. Forms will be available for download at

Protective Orders & Divorces During COVID
Presented by Judge Crystal Chandler, Family Justice Center, Executive Director

Richard Loza, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
Raymond Saldana, Bexar County Assistant District Attorney

Tenants' Rights
Presented by Professor Genevieve Fajardo - St. Mary's University School of Law
Louyse Siegel - St. Mary's University School of Law

Immigration Updates
Presented by Professor Erica Schommer - St. Mary's University School of Law
Pilar Martinez - St. Mary's University School of Law

Consumer Protection - Home Repairs
Speakers TBA


2021 People's Law School Class Schedule
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks & Wills & Estate Planning
9:40 AM Protective Orders & Divorces During COVID
10:20 AM Tenants' Rights
11:00 AM Immigration Updates
11:40 AM Consumer Protection - Home Repairs



How do I register for this event?

This year's event will be held on ZOOM. You can REGISTER HERE. The waiting room opens at 8:55 am.



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