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Monthly Archives: November 2013

LSNTAP / PBN Webinar: Innovations in Technology-enabled Pro Bono

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology, Webinar

The LSNTAP / PBN webinar on October 23rd, covered many topics relating to the use of technology for pro bono engagement, and contained a great deal of practical advice for new projects to keep in mind, learned over the course of several distinct projects. The presenters for the webinar from Pro Bono Net were Mirenda… Continue Reading

APBCo’s Small Business Legal Academy: Helping Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Get Started

Posted in Legal Services, Pro Bono

On October 29th the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) hosted the inaugural Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA) at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater. The purpose of the SBLA was to assist nascent small businesses by connecting them with pro bono and legal services attorneys and community development organizations. In the post below Alison King, Pro Bono Counsel at Kaye Scholer… Continue Reading

Video Interview: Discussing National Pro Bono Week with LXBN TV

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week

To close out National Pro Bono Week, I had the opportunity to conduct a short video interview with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN. In the brief interview, I had the opportunity to discuss a couple of the series we’ve been running here on Connecting Justice Communities—both our guest posts this week and the Superstorm Sandy Series.

How to Start – and Succeed – at Pro Bono

Posted in Pro Bono, Staff News

As part of the ABA’s National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Practising Law Institute gave PBN board member and pro bono and legal services consultant extraordinaire (and generally super person) Tiela Chalmers and me the opportunity to present a free webinar on pro bono for over 200 lawyers from across the United States. Titled “How… Continue Reading

Justice in America: Delivering on the Promise (Heading to NLADA)

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This year’s National Legal Aid & Defender Association’s annual conference, Justice in America: Delivering on the Promise, will take place in Los Angeles later this week.  Technology-enabled self-help initiatives and remote services will be among the topics Pro Bono Net staff focus on, while presenting on a variety of panels. With ever-expanding caseloads for full… Continue Reading