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Why You Should Attend
This program will address practical issues that often arise in pro bono representation, and strategies for successfully handling them. The program will also focus on key issues for pro bono at corporations in particular, and will include the perspective of in-house, law firm, and legal service organization partners.
What You Will Learn
After completing this program, participants will be able to:
- Understand pro bono basics including the need for pro bono counsel, identifying opportunities, balancing professional obligations, and understanding tools for working effectively with low-income clients
- Recognize key issues for pro bono at corporations, including the perspectives of in-house counsel, law firms, and legal services organizations
- Spot common ethical issues in pro bono representation
Who Should Attend
Attorneys considering pro bono representation as well as attorneys new to public interest and legal services practice will benefit from the program, as will attorneys involved in law firm or corporate legal department pro bono coordination.
Program Level: Overview
Advanced Preparation: None