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The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions

Released on: Nov. 28, 2013
Running Time: 03:13:02

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The American Bar Association has just released updated Standards for Pro Bono Legal Services Programs.  Learn about what the Standards provide, and how you might use them to improve or build on your program.
 

Lecture Topics [Total time 03:13:02]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:06:52]
    Tiela Chalmers, Sharon E Goldsmith, Cheryl Zalenski
  • Overview of the Pro Bono Standards [01:04:46]
    Tiela Chalmers, Sharon E Goldsmith, Cheryl Zalenski
  • The New Pro Bono Standards - Application of the Standards [01:00:33]
    Tiela Chalmers, Sharon E Goldsmith, Cheryl Zalenski
  • Controversial Issues [01:00:51]
    Tiela Chalmers, Sharon E Goldsmith, Cheryl Zalenski

Presentation Material


  • The New Pro Bono Standards: Update on the 2013 Revisions PowerPoint Slides
    Tiela Chalmers,Sharon E Goldsmith,Cheryl Zalenski
  • American Bar Association Standards for Programs Providing Civil Pro Bono Legal Services to Persons of Limited Means (Updated 2013)
    Cheryl Zalenski
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Best Practices Manual, Chapter 8 Governance: Pro Bono Program Governance, Best Practices #75-80
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Unbundling 101: Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation
    Tiela Chalmers
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Directors’ Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form 2013-2014
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Confidentiality Statement 2013-2014 for Board and Committee Members of PBRC
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Best Practices Manual, Appendix W: Maryland Ethics Opinions on Conflicts of Interest and Pro Bono
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Best Practices Manual, Chapter 4 Policies: Acceptance of Cases, Best Practices #35-37
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Best Practices Manual, Chapter 4 Policies: Placement of Cases, Best Practices #39-43
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Pro Bono Representation Agreement
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Client Disclosure Agreement
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Pro Bono Attorney-Client Retainer Letter
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Judicare Retainer Agreement
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service Sample Representation Agreement
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Best Practices Manual, Chapter 2 Volunteers: Support and Resources for Pro Bono Attorneys, Best Practices #15-23
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Malpractice Insurance Questions
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Bridging the Gap – Tips for Pro Bono Volunteers Assisting Low-Income Clients
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Case Closure Form
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Judicare Case Closure Form
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • Sample Closed Case Form
    Sharon E Goldsmith
  • The Ethics of Pro Bono (County Bar Update, Los Angeles County Bar Association)
    Tiela Chalmers
Chairperson(s)
Tiela Chalmers ~ Chief Executive Officer, Alameda County Bar Association
Speaker(s)
Sharon E Goldsmith ~ Executive Director, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Cheryl Zalenski ~ Director, Center for Pro Bono, American Bar Association
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