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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Pro Bono Week Volunteer Profile: Fiona Finlay-Hunt, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Volunteer Profile

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We are celebrating Pro Bono Week, October 25-31, by honoring those dedicated volunteers. Each day we are spotlighting a pro bono volunteer in the community on our organization’s website in the Volunteer Profile section. Our… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Week Volunteer Profile: Heather McDevitt, Partner, White & Case LLP

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

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We are celebrating Pro Bono Week, October 25-31, by honoring those dedicated volunteers. Each day we are spotlighting a pro bono volunteer in the community on our organization’s website in the Volunteer Profile section. Today’s… Continue Reading

Immigration Advocates Network Profile: Karen Grisez, E-Conference Expert Panelist

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Pro Bono, Seminar, Volunteer Profile, Webinar

Author: Abigail Krusemark, Immigrant Youth Resources Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA), Immigration Advocates Network The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is excited to announce its fourth annual e-conference fundraiser, “Cutting Edge Issues in Immigration Law,” from November 2 to November 6, 2015. In honor of National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, we are spotlighting one of our expert panelists for this year’s e-conference,… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Week Volunteer Profile: Bill Sussman, Ropes & Gray Team, Authored by the Legal Aid Society

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

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We are celebrating Pro Bono Week, October 25-31, by honoring those dedicated volunteers. Each day we are spotlighting a pro bono volunteer in the community on our organization’s website in the Volunteer Profile section. Today’s… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Week Volunteer Profile: Rebecca E. Algie, Seward & Kissel LLP, Volunteer for Her Justice

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Volunteer Profile

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We are celebrating Pro Bono Week, October 25-31, by honoring those dedicated volunteers. Each day we are spotlighting a pro bono volunteer in the community on our organization’s website in the Volunteer Profile section. Our… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Week Volunteer Profile: Christopher Mendez, VOLS New York Volunteer

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Volunteer Profile

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We are celebrating Pro Bono Week, October 25-31, by honoring those dedicated volunteers. Each day we are spotlighting a pro bono volunteer in the community on our organization’s website in the Volunteer Profile section. As our… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Week Volunteer Profile: Alicia A. Handy, Latham & Watkins LLP

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

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We are celebrating Pro Bono Week, October 25-31, by honoring those dedicated volunteers. Each day we are spotlighting a pro bono volunteer in the community on our organization’s website in the Volunteer Profile section. To kick… Continue Reading

LSNTAP Community Training Series: Virtual and Remote Pro Bono Legal Services Models

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

Jillian Theil has been the Training and Field Support Coordinator for Pro Bono Net since 2011. She manages the LSNTAP/PBN Community Training series.  In honor of National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Pro Bono Net and LSNTAP held a special webinar on “Virtual and Remote Pro Bono Legal Services Models.” The training, moderated by Liz Keith of Pro Bono Net,… Continue Reading

Commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month with tools by LawHelp Interactive

Posted in Courts, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

A staggering number of Americans experience violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (each October) shines light on this issue and provides information to victims as well as the public about tools and resources available. Too often it is difficult for victims to access the justice system to get the help… Continue Reading

PLI and Pro Bono Net Hosting Free Webcast: “In-House Counsel and Pro Bono — Making the Match” on October 21 to launch Pro Bono Week

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

There has been a lot of interest in involving the talented cadre of in-house counsel into the pro bono volunteering world, and in recent years, tremendous momentum has been gathering.  In the spirit of the upcoming 7th Annual National Pro Bono Week, please join this one-hour briefing to learn more about the art of making… Continue Reading

LSNTAP Community Training Series: Cultural Competency and Legal Technology – Considerations and Best Practices

Posted in Legal Services, Technology, Webinar

Jillian Theil has been the Training and Field Support Coordinator for Pro Bono Net since 2011. She manages the LSNTAP/PBN Community Training series.      In September, Pro Bono Net and LSNTAP held another webinar in the 2015 LSNTAP Community Training series, “Cultural Competency and Legal Technology: Considerations and Best Practices.” The training, moderated by Mirenda Meghelli of Pro Bono Net, focused… Continue Reading

LSNTAP Community Training Series: Next Generation Advocacy and Advocate Training Tools

Posted in Legal Services, Technology, Webinar

Jillian Theil has been the Training and Field Support Coordinator for Pro Bono Net since 2011. She manages the LSNTAP/PBN Community Training series.     In August, Pro Bono Net and LSNTAP held a webinar in the 2015 LSNTAP Community Training series, “Next Generation Advocacy and Advocate Training Tools.” The training, moderated by Claudia Johnson of Pro Bono Net, covered a new generation… Continue Reading