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Phong S. Wong

Phong S. Wong

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Pro Bono Director
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Phong Wong is the Pro Bono Director at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and has devoted her legal career to helping those in need. At LAFLA, Phong oversees the pro bono program and coordinates the outreach, recruitment and hiring of all volunteers. She works closely with pro bono partners including law firms, law schools, bar associations, incubator attorneys, and community groups to develop and implement pro bono projects and trainings. These projects include technology innovations such as remote videoconferencing clinics and the online Pro Bono Training Institute as ways to expand pro bono service. Before becoming Pro Bono Director, Phong worked on slum housing litigation, subsidized housing, housing redevelopment and access to justice issues. Phong started her career as a Loyola Law School Fellow with the Western Center on Law and Poverty and LAFLA, focusing on reducing access to court barriers and supporting right to civil counsel initiatives. Phong also teaches students about client-lawyer relationships and public interest law at UCLA.

Phong S. Wong is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The State Bar of California’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Formal Opinion No. 2010-179 - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
Proposed California Rules of Professional Conduct (2017) - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
The State Bar of California’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Formal Opinion No. 2012-184 - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
California Rules of Court—Rule 9.46 Registered In-House Counsel - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
How to Get Started with Pro Bono Service - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
An Ethics Primer on Limited Scope Representation, The State Bar of California, Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
Current California Rules of Professional Conduct - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
California Rules of Court—Rule 9.45 Registered Legal Services Attorneys - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
State Bar of California Pro Bono Resolution (2002) - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
California Business & Professions Code Section 6068 - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017, Thursday, September 07, 2017
California Business & Professions Code Section 6068 - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
State Bar of California Pro Bono Resolution (2002) - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
New California Rules of Professional Conduct (Operative November 1, 2018) - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
California Rules of Court—Rule 9.46 Registered In-House Counsel - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
Interpreter/Translator Confidentiality Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct Agreement, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
California Rules of Court—Rule 9.45 Registered Legal Services Attorneys - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
Release of Information for Pro Bono Placement, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation (PowerPoint slides) - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
The State Bar of California’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Formal Opinion No. 2012-184 - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
The State Bar of California’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Formal Opinion No. 2010-179 - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
Shriver Housing Project—LA Eviction Assistance Center Limited Scope Agreement - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
An Ethics Primer on Limited Scope Representation, The State Bar of California, Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
Shriver Housing Project—Los Angeles Firm Full Scope Retainer Agreement - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 06, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Public Interest Boot Camp 2018, Friday, June 08, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, September 13, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Web Segment  Web Segment Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Friday, September 07, 2018
Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation - Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, Friday, September 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation - Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation, Friday, September 07, 2018
Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals - Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals, Friday, September 07, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation - Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation, Friday, September 07, 2018
Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals - Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals, Friday, September 07, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation - Pro Bono Rules; Commencing and Conducting the Representation, Friday, September 07, 2018
Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals - Specific Application of Ethical Rules and Issues to Various Pro Bono Practice Settings – Hypotheticals, Friday, September 07, 2018
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