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PLI provides pro bono training for the access to justice community, reflecting its deep commitment to the public service work of the legal profession. Since 2008, PLI has offered free programs in practice areas critical to the representation of low-income clients including housing, family law, government benefits, immigration, veterans issues, and more to train legal services attorneys and attorneys in private practice to take on pro bono representation. PLI works in collaboration with hundreds of legal aid and pro bono entities to develop and deliver programs to meet their most pressing professional development needs.


Pro Bono Privileged Membership - Free Access to PLI Programs

PLI offers free Pro Bono Privileged Membership to nonprofit IRC Section 501(c)(3) organizations, legal aid organizations, and other pro bono groups, which provides staff and volunteers with access to PLI Live, Webcast or On-Demand programs. For more information and to apply for a Pro Bono Privileged Membership, contact Pro Bono Membership Services.


PLI Scholarships

In 2015 we awarded over 60,000 scholarships to legal aid, nonprofit and government attorneys/staff, attorneys engaged in pro bono work, judges, judicial law clerks, law professors, attorneys 65 or older, lawyers, law students, unemployed attorneys and others with financial hardships. Click here to apply for a PLI scholarship.


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Lisa Sitkin

Lisa Sitkin ~ Managing Attorney, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates
Speaking at Mortgage Servicing Update: What You Need to Know as We Approach the End of HAMP (Free) Practising Law Institute Aug. 17, 2016

Mark Your Calendars.  More Information to Come!
Martha J. Mullen

Martha J. Mullen ~ Senior Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Speaking at 16th Annual Municipal Law Institute Practising Law Institute Aug. 15, 2016

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Why You Should Attend This new prison litigation course is a companion to PLI’s Fall Prison Law program and will provide more in-depth analysis of practical strategies for lawyers litigating prison practices and treatment of incarcerated persons.  The program will examine prison litigation from filing a complaint and contentious discovery to trial practice and class action issues.  With prison conditions and the treatment of in... Read More



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