February 2013

The past few months saw major changes for one of Pro Bono Net’s oldest programs, LawHelp.org. LawHelp.org helps people of low and moderate incomes find free legal aid programs in their communities, answers to questions about their legal rights and forms to help them with their legal problems.

Last year we rolled out a new

On January 15, 2013, I had the opportunity to moderate a panel on Pro Bono Opportunities as part of Practicing Law Institute’s Bridge the Gap program for newly admitted attorneys. The panel featured Laren Spirer (Pro Bono Manager, Debevoise & Plimpton), Melissa Godwin (Senior Associate, Shearman and Sterling), and Klara Ng (Staff Attorney, inMotion), who

As we blogged about last month, Pro Bono Net was well-represented at LSC’s 2013 TIG Conference in Jacksonville, FL with Claudia Johnson, Mirenda Watkins, Xander Karsten, Jillian Theil, Tony Lu, Jim Wiegand and I attending and presenting several workshops. In addition, Pro Bono Net Executive Director, Mark O’Brien attended LSC’s Summit on the Use of