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Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies

Recorded on: Apr. 2, 2018
Running Time: 01:07:01

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Taken from the Web Program Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics Recorded March 2018 in New York

Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies [01:07:01]

  • Tools for working effectively with low-income clients
  • How to balance other professional obligations with pro bono representation
  • Strategies for securing adequate training and mentorship for unfamiliar areas of law and venues
  • Strategies for obtaining pro bono opportunities for in-house, transactional, and litigation attorneys

Jennifer K. Brown, Karen Fisher Gutheil, Adam Heintz, Linton Mann III, Doris Rios Duffy

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Amy Barasch, Pro Pro Bono: Volunteer Lawyers Are an Essential Part of Access to Civil Justice (2016), Impact Center for Public Interest Law, Book 7, available at
    Adam J. Heintz, Karen Fisher Gutheil
  • Public Interest Pro Bono Association (PIPBA), Troubleshooting Pro Bono Relationships with Low-Income Clients
    Karen Fisher Gutheil, Adam J. Heintz
  • Susan Bryant, The Five Habits: Building Cross-Cultural Competence in Lawyers, 8 Clinical L. Rev. 33 (Fall 2001)
    Adam J. Heintz, Karen Fisher Gutheil
  • Mark Bassingthwaighte, Is Agreeing to Do Pro Bono Work Risky? (September 10, 2013)
    Adam J. Heintz, Karen Fisher Gutheil
Presentation Material
  • Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices
    Jennifer K. Brown, Karen Fisher Gutheil, Adam Heintz, Linton Mann III, Doris Rios Duffy
Jennifer K Brown ~ Senior Pro Bono Counsel, Morrison & Foerster
Karen Fisher Gutheil ~ The Legal Aid Society
Adam J. Heintz ~ Legal Services NYC
Linton Mann ~ Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Doris Rios Duffy ~ Senior Trial Attorney, AIG Staff Counsel, Kowalski & DeVito
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