Project Management 101

Project Management 101
Streaming July 9 | Register

This workshop will provide a broad overview of case management and issue spotting aimed at new attorneys and law students preparing for practice. Attendees will learn tips for client communication, issue spotting in a legal aid context, and different case management strategies.

Panelists

Habiba Simjee

Habiba Simjee

(she/her)

Habiba Simjee joined the OneJustice team as a Program Director. Habiba is leading OneJustice's new Maximizing Impact Project helping immigration legal services organizations with strategic resource allocation. Prior to joining OneJustice, Habiba provided free, direct immigration legal services to undocumented and mixed-status students and families in the University of California system through the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center as a supervising attorney at UCLA, and previously as a staff attorney at UCLA and UC Santa Barbara. Habiba also started up the Undocumented Student Services program at UC Santa Barbara. Through her roles in higher education, she has provided numerous trainings and facilitated workshops pertaining to legal issues affecting immigrant community members and allies. Habiba received her J.D. from Berkeley Law and her B.A. from UC San Diego.

Miguel Martinez

Miguel Martinez

(he/him)

Miguel is part of OneJustice’s Homelessness Prevention team where he designs and implements project plans to execute data-driven approaches to program planning, evaluation, and impact. While at OneJustice, he has managed in-person and virtual legal clinics, provided technical assistance to legal services organizations, and led pro bono projects such as Court Watch. Before joining OneJustice, Miguel coordinated NALEO Educational Fund’s naturalization application assistance program. Miguel also served as a community organizer at Magnolia Community Initiate and built community leaders that addressed inequities with immigration integration. Miguel graduated from California State University Northridge with a degree in Sociology.