Venue
PLI New York
PLI New York, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 45th Street, New York, NY

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Event Date Fri Dec 10 EST (about 1 month ago)
Location PLI New York
1177 Avenue of the Americas, Entrance on 45th Street, New York, NY
Region Americas
Details

Why You Should Attend

This program will train legal aid, nonprofit, pro bono attorneys, and allied professionals about new remote pro bono services models. Expert faculty will provide an overview of key concepts and examples of projects and substantive practice areas that have worked effectively for client communities during the pandemic. It will also cover critical considerations for designing new initiatives as clients and pro bono attorneys increasingly look to hybrid service delivery solutions. Finally, faculty will explore how organizations can incorporate concepts such as equity-centered design to provide more meaningful access to marginalized communities.

What You Will Learn

Practical and substantive considerations for remote pro bono delivery

Examples of effective remote pro bono delivery models

Strategies for ensuring accessible and equitable models for low-income, marginalized communities

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for legal aid, nonprofit, pro bono attorneys, and allied professionals seeking to expand services and volunteer engagement with effective remote delivery.

Speakers

PROGRAM FACULTY:

David Bonebrake
Chairpersons, Legal Services Corporation

Mytrang Nguyen
Legal Services Corporation

SPEAKERS:

Jayme Cassidy
Legal Services of Greater Miami

Samantha Ingram
Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT)

Jill Kastner
Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc

Steven H. Schulman
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Dina Shafey Scott
Legal Services Corporation

Ilizabeth Hempstead
Program Attorney