Legal E-Learning Courses

CAST provides free online courses for legal providers on a variety of topics. Courses for attorneys may offer free California Continuing Legal Education credits (CLEs). Upon completion of any online course and passing the accompanying self-test assessment, participants gain access to CAST’s online cloud drive of legal templates and resources.

Access all the on demand courses here

Our on-demand courses now exclusively use Canvas Learning Management System. If you were enrolled before this transition, your registration has been seamlessly transferred. Visit this page for additional details.

Courses available include: 

  • Human Trafficking Defined for Attorneys
    • An overview of what human trafficking is and an in-depth examination of the legal definition of 'severe form of trafficking in persons' are provided. 1.25 CA MCLE provided
  • Legal Framework and Intake Best Practices
    • An overview of the legal framework regarding human trafficking and best practices for attorneys working with trafficking survivors are provided. 1.75 CA MCLE provided
  • Victims’ Rights
    • Part 1 – An introduction to victims’ rights: learn what victims’ rights are, why they are important to enforce in trafficking cases, and how to enforce victims’ rights through the law enforcement reporting stage. This session also discusses where to report trafficking cases for T Visa purposes.  1.0 CA MCLE provided
    • Part 2 – Learn how to assert rights, determine considerations that should be made during each phase of the criminal prosecution, and gain practical tips on effective victims’ rights enforcement. 0.75 CA MCLE provided
    • Part 3 – Learn about criminal restitution and victims’ compensation program, both two crucial victims’ rights for monetary compensation for a victims’ loss. 0.75 CA MCLE provided
  • T Visas
    • Part 1 – Overview on a comparison of immigration relief for trafficking survivors and the basics of how to file a T visa. 1.5 CA MCLE provided
    • Part 2 – Overview on applying for T-visa derivatives, next steps, and advisements to clients after approval. 1.5 CA MCLE provided
    • Adjustment of Status – Overview on applying for T-visa adjustment of status and how to apply for early adjustment for T nonimmigrants. 1.75 CA MCLE provided
  • Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence
    • Part 1 – A focus on looking at family law through a human trafficking lens including discussing how restraining/protective orders can impact a human trafficking case. 1.0 CA MCLE provided
    • Part 2 – A practical guide on how to approach DV/HT cases from common pitfalls to deconstruct a DV/HT T Visa declaration 1.25 CA MCLE provided