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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.

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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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Monica   Shulman

Monica Shulman ~ New York County Family Court
Speaking at Hot Topics in Child Custody and Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2016 Practising Law Institute May. 24, 2016

Why You Should Attend

Child custody and guardianship is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear in ...

Brenda Star Adams

Brenda Star Adams ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Speaking at Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free) Practising Law Institute May. 10, 2016

Why You Should Attend

You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients



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Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Why You Should Attend The challenges to attaining diversity and inclusion in the legal and compliance professions remain formidable. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant legal developments that impact diversity, the continued challenges presented by unconscious bias, and individual and organizational best practices. ... Read More

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