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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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Who's Speaking?
Anastasia Rivera-Bonilla

Anastasia Rivera-Bonilla ~ Litigation Supervisor, Center for Family Representation
Speaking at 19th Annual Children's Law Institute Practising Law Institute Jul. 29, 2016

Why You Should Attend

Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, ...

Parisa Karaahmet

Parisa Karaahmet ~ Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Speaking at Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2016 Practising Law Institute Jul. 28, 2016

Why You Should Attend

With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases handled by U.S. immigration authorities each year, ...

 

Featured Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free)

May. 10, 2016

Practising Law Institute - San Francisco, CA

Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts to address these particular areas of overlap.&n... Read More



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