Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 27: Webcast + San Francisco - How to Find and Handle Your First Pro Bono Case

This program is a great opportunity to get a strong overview of the world of pro bono, how it can enrich and advance your professional development, and how to make it happen.
What you will learn:
  • How to find the right case:
  • What types of cases are right to meet your goals
  • How to pick pro bono opportunities that fit in with your current employment situation
  • Where to find cases or matters
  • Options in types of volunteering commitments
  • Handling your first case:
  • Ensuring that you are or become competent
  • Handling your first client meeting
  • Understanding your client’s circumstances
  • Working with the court
  • Finishing up the case.
Who should attend:
People who have not yet handled their first pro bono case, or have just taken their first matter, and people who work with newer attorneys in professional development or pro bono.
How to Find and Handle Your First Pro Bono Case
May 27, 2014
9:00 AM Pacific
Webcast - Register Now!
Also presented in-person in San Francisco.

  • Chair: Tiela Chalmers ~ Chief Executive Officer, Alameda County Bar Association
  • Hilarie A Atkisson ~ Senior Manager, Pro Bono Administration, Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Paul R Chavez ~ Senior Attorney & Pro Bono Coordinator, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Elizabeth A. Hom ~ Director of Access Programs, Alameda County Bar Association
  • Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi ~ Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Northern California - Senior Legal Hotline
  • Program Attorney: Christina Thompson ~ Practising Law Institute.

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Practising Law Institute
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