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Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical & Ethical Considerations for Attorneys

Posted in Legal Services, PLI, Seminar, Webinar

Attorney service on nonprofit boards is advantageous for both the attorneys and nonprofits, but there are important practical and ethical considerations. At the Practising Law Institute‘s seminar “Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical & Ethical Considerations for Attorneys” on August 2nd, expert faculty addressed the important considerations for both attorneys thinking about nonprofit board service and attorneys already serving… Continue Reading

Ethics Issues in Pro Bono Representation: Can v. Should

Posted in PLI, Pro Bono, Webinar

Ethics discussions can be incredibly complicated. Often the correct ethical decision is dependent on multiple factors and interpretations. While usually ethics discussions focus on what a lawyer can do, Jennifer Kroman, Director of Pro Bono Practice for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and the panel for the Practising Law Institute’s webinar “Ethical Issues in Pro… Continue Reading

Ethics in Pro Bono

Posted in Legal Services, Pro Bono

On December 16, the Practising Law Institute (PLI) presented a program on “Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation”, featuring a star-stacked panel of legal services attorneys, pro bono coordinators, area experts, and more. The group discussed a variety of issues in pro bono, ranging from client identification and confidentiality to spotting and resolving conflicts. The… Continue Reading