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
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
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.
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
In honor of the upcoming Veteran’s Day Holiday, we are pleased to share with you this post by Associate Justice Eileen C. Moore. Many of our returning vets have legal issues, such as un-responded to VA claims, denied medical care coverage, employment discrimination and more. Our vets and military families are in great need of… Continue Reading
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
As we close out our reflections on Superstorm Sandy, we conclude with a note from Executive Director, Mark O’Brien. We extend our thanks to our partners who continue to work to help those affected by the storm and to our supporters for your generosity. And for those looking to help, we encourage you to join… Continue Reading