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Nov 01: Wills for Heroes Clinic - Northampton County

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:27am
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are hosting upcoming events across Pennsylvania. At these events, free wills and powers of attorney are prepared for police officers, firefighters and other first responders who risk their lives every day to make sure our communities are safe. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations. On November 1, 2014, volunteer paralegals and lawyers will be conducting a Wills for Heroes program for all Pennsylvania First Responders, including volunteer, active, and retired police officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical personnel. The event will be held at the Williams Township Fire Company, 2500 Morgan Hill Road, Williams Township, PA 18042 For information on events in Northampton County, please contact Lisa Perry at lisamperry6288@yahoo.com. Information for First Responders Questionnaire for First Responders Information for Lawyer Volunteers Online Registration Form for Lawyer Volunteers Wills for Heroes Foundation Web Site PA Bar Association YLD Website

Oct 18: Wills for Heroes Clinic - Delaware County

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:21am
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are hosting upcoming events across Pennsylvania. At these events, free wills and powers of attorney are prepared for police officers, firefighters and other first responders who risk their lives every day to make sure our communities are safe. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations. On October 18, 2014, volunteer paralegals and lawyers will be conducting a Wills for Heroes program for all Pennsylvania First Responders, including volunteer, active, and retired police officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical personnel. The event will be held at the Tinicum Township Fire Company, 99 Wanamaker Ave, Essington 19029 For information on events in Delaware County, please contact Gail Copeland at copeland@ballardspahr.com. Information for First Responders Questionnaire for First Responders Information for Lawyer Volunteers Online Registration Form for Lawyer Volunteers Wills for Heroes Foundation Web Site PA Bar Association YLD Website

Sep 20: Wills for Heroes Clinic - Montgomery County

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:15am
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are hosting upcoming events across Pennsylvania. At these events, free wills and powers of attorney are prepared for police officers, firefighters and other first responders who risk their lives every day to make sure our communities are safe. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations. On September 20, 2014, volunteer paralegals and lawyers will be conducting a Wills for Heroes program for all Pennsylvania First Responders, including volunteer, active, and retired police officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical personnel. The event will be held at the Centre Square Fire Company, 1298 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422 For information on events in Montgomery County, please contact Lisa Shearman at lshearman@hrmml.com. Information for First Responders Questionnaire for First Responders Information for Lawyer Volunteers Online Registration Form for Lawyer Volunteers Wills for Heroes Foundation Web Site PA Bar Association YLD Website

Dec 06: Wills for Heroes Clinic - Lancaster County

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:03am
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are hosting upcoming events across Pennsylvania. At these events, free wills and powers of attorney are prepared for police officers, firefighters and other first responders who risk their lives every day to make sure our communities are safe. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations. On December 6, 2014, volunteer paralegals and lawyers will be conducting a Wills for Heroes program for all Pennsylvania First Responders, including volunteer, active, and retired police officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical personnel. This event is a jointly sponsored by the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association (LAPA) and the Lancaster Bar Association (LBA). The event will be held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center, 101 Champ Blvd., Manheim, Lancaster County. For information on events in Lancaster County, please contact Cindy Geib at CindyGParalegal4@aol.com or Eric Rothermel at erothermel@appelyost.com. Information for First Responders Questionnaire for First Responders Information for Lawyer Volunteers Online Registration Form for Lawyer Volunteers Wills for Heroes Foundation Web Site PA Bar Association YLD Website

Sep 13: Wills for Heroes Clinic - York County

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:55am
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are hosting upcoming events across Pennsylvania. At these events, free wills and powers of attorney are prepared for veterans, police officers, firefighters and other first responders who risk their lives every day to make sure our communities are safe. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations. On September 13, 2014, volunteer paralegals, attorneys, and event staff will be conducting a Wills for Heroes Program for York County Veterans, as well as their spouses or significant others. This program is presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, in association with the Young Lawyers Division of the York County Bar Association, the York County Paralegals Association and Leave a Legacy of York County. The September 13 event will be held at Penn State York, 1031 Edgecomb Avenue, York, PA, in the library. For information on events in York County, please contact Mac Brillhart at mbrillhart@stockandleader.com. Invitation to this Event Information for First Responders Questionnaire for First Responders Information for Lawyer Volunteers Online Registration Form for Lawyer Volunteers Wills for Heroes Foundation Web Site PA Bar Association YLD Website

Dec 16: Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free Webcast)

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:28am
The Practising Law Institute will be holding a free webcast of a live presentation from New York entitled Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 on December 16, 2014 from 9:00 am - 11:10 am Eastern. As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.This is a webcast of the live New York session. Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice. What you will learn Within the context of pro bono representation, using “all-new” hypotheticals as the basis of discussion, this program will review issues concerning: The attorney-client relationship Who is the client? Client misconduct Confidentiality, conflicts of interest and privilege Dealing with pro se adversaries and other third parties Representing clients with diminished capacity Ethical issues faced by firm and in-house counsel undertaking pro bono activities Working competently in new areas of law Overseeing subordinate lawyers and non-lawyers Unauthorized practice of law (either by misusing non-lawyer assistants or by practicing outside one's ,own jurisdiction) Limited scope representation Who should attend All attorneys working in nonprofit organizations and legal service organizations, as well as those involved in pro bono practice in law firms and corporate legal departments. More Information and Registration

Nov 10: Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free Webcast)

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:11am
The Practising Law Institute will be holding a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 on November 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Eastern. ******************** Important Note: The three hour morning session meets the requirements for practice before the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Registrants must apply to the VA for accreditation PRIOR to training in order for the training to count towards the VA continuing education requirement for accredited attorneys. 1. Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf. 2. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application. You can speed up the process by emailing the form to OGCAccreditationMailbox@va.gov. 3. Within 12 months of accreditation you are required to complete three hours of qualifying CLE. The morning session of this program satisfies that requirement, but only if you have already received your accreditation from the VA. Attorneys and other advocates who become accredited will be listed on a national VA list, and are entitled to represent veterans in their claims for benefits, on a pro bono basis, and for attorney’s fees on appeals, where they are available. Please visit www.va.gov/ogc/accreditation.asp for more information. ******************** There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled. Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need. Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as: Lack of proper paper trails to “service-connect” their injuries Ineligibility for benefits for those given less than fully honorable discharges for behaviors that were related to post traumatic stress disorder or minor disciplinary infractions What you will learn Nearly 45% of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan seek compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for service related injuries. A stunning 30% suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Many of those who should receive benefits will be denied. All of them will wait months or years for the VA to issue decisions on their claims. Learn how to navigate the VA claims process and to become an effective advocate for veterans in need. This all day program will provide an overview of VA disability law and military discharge review law. You will gain an understanding of different types of military discharges, why they are important, and how you can help veterans with less than Honorable discharges. The three one-hour morning sessions provide the basics you need to represent veterans before the VA. The morning session fulfills the VA’s requirement for qualifying CLE within the first 12 months of your VA accreditation. The 1:45 session, Veteran Cultural Competency: Combat to Community will help veterans’ advocates to understand the challenges that veterans face in their transition to a noncombat community, and provide tips on interviewing and providing legal services to veterans with disabilities. The 2:45 to 5:00 sessions will provide attorneys with the tools that they need to assist veterans in upgrading their discharge status and removing stigmatizing information from their discharge documents. They will also cover the interactions between VA benefits and other public benefits, such as SSI and SSDI. Who should attend Attorneys seeking meaningful pro bono opportunities and any advocate who wants to help change the life of a veteran with a disability. Attorneys seeking to meet VA’s CLE requirements for new and continuing VA accreditation should also attend. Finally, attorneys who hope to expand their practice areas to include veterans’ cases where fees are available, should register for one or more of the sessions. More Information and Registration

Oct 02: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 (Free Webcast)

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:46am
The Practising Law Institute will be holding a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 on October 2, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern. The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. The increased trend of employers challenging all Unemployment Benefits claims has been combined with the explosion of Unemployment Insurance claims during the recession. Budget cuts and program changes have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients. Several significant changes to key benefits programs have occurred in recent years, imposing new complex rules. At the same time, county staff has shrunk, and experienced workers retired, increasing the occurrence of administrative errors and problems with client’s receipt of the benefits to which they are entitled. Legal services also suffered staffing cuts, with reduced ability to represent clients in these cases. Unfortunately, many individuals who are owed desperately needed funds, or who have had their benefits improperly lowered or terminated, cannot make it through the appeals system benefit of legal counsel to guide them through the process or to vigorously defend against unlawful actions. As a result, families face the very real possibility of hunger, homelessness, and overall family instability. This training is designed to help mitigate the crisis by providing attorneys with a basic understanding of common issues and strategies in providing assistance with administrative appeals. The program will focus on California law, but will also cover many topics such as due process and other rights that apply nationwide, therefore advocates from other forums would benefit from the information and attending the program. What you will learn The types of administrative hearings low income clients most frequently need Special focus on SSI, Unemployment, and Social Services (“welfare”) claims Common advocacy strategies and procedures for administrative hearings Obtaining evidence Position statements/hearing briefs Presenting your case Rehearings and Appeals California law and practice specifics Who should attend All attorneys interested in or currently assisting pro bono clients with public benefits matters through representation or in clinical settings, law firm pro bono coordinators, managers and partners, law clinic students and faculty, and public interest and non-profit organization attorneys and staff would benefit from attending this program. More Information and Registration

Oct 15: 8th Annual Shepherds of Peace Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:00am
Good Shepherd Mediation Program will host its 8th Annual Shepherds of Peace Dinner & Awards Ceremony on October 15, 2014, beginning at 6:00 pm, at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. This year's Shepherds of Peace honorees include: Homer Floyd: former Executive Director of the PA Human Relations Commission Seth Rozin: playwright; founder and Producing Artistic Director of InterAct Theatre Company Michael Viola, Esq.: Family Law Staff Attorney at Philadelphia VIP (Volunteers for the Indigent Program); partner, Shainberg & Viola, PC; GSMP volunteer mediator Tickets are $100 for adults (couple and group discounts available), and $75 for GSMP volunteer mediators, youth and students. More Information and Registration

Oct 14: A Celebration of Civil Rights: 2014 Annual Event

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:47am
The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia will hold its annual cocktail party event on Tuesday, October 14, from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm at The Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia. The event will commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a stellar program that includes presenting the presentation of the annual Thaddeus Stevens Awards, live music from The Enon Tabernacle Fresh Anointing Choir and locally-sourced food provided by Birchtree Catering. Tickets: Regular Price: $150 Public Interest Ticket Waiting List: Those working in the public interest sector are welcome to join a waiting list, where donated tickets will be allotted one week prior to the event on a first-come, first-serve basis. To join the waiting list, email rsvp@BandBP.com. More Information Purchase Tickets

Oct 16: Representing Unaccompanied Minors in Removal Proceedings

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:01am
Jewish Family & Children's Service is presenting a program entitled Representing Unaccompanied Minors in Removal Proceedings on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Eastern. The program is being hosted by the Pro Bono Center of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation in the James Smith Boardroom, Koppers Building, 4th floor, 436 Seventh Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Upon their encounter with the Department of Homeland Security (ICE, CBP or USCIS), a child designated as an unaccompanied minor is placed in removal proceedings. Placement in long term foster care (LTFC) or with a relative or family member does not terminate the removal proceedings. At this point, the child requires assistance navigating the immigration court process. Some children will be eligible for relief in the form of a Special Immigrant Juvenile petition or asylum or a U or T visa application. Some will have no relief available and will need to seek voluntary departure in order to return to his/her home country. CLICK HERE to register. For more information, contact Jamie Englert at jenglert@jfcspgh.org or 412-904-5967.

Oct 07: The Wills Project- Training in Essential Personal Documents

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:42am
Neighborhood Legal Services Association will be hosting a seminar entitled "The Wills Project- Training in Essential Personal Documents" on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by Hosted by K&L Gates in the K&L Gates Center, 210 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Presenter: Carol Sikov Gross, Esquire, C.E.L.A. CLE credits: 1.5 substantive No registration fee for volunteers of The Wills Project; $75 for non-volunteers; $30 for non-volunteers who do not want CLE credit or for non-volunteer paralegals. *The Wills Project is a Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership Signature Project providing legal assistance to low income senior citizens in preparing essential personal documents - Simple Wills, Advanced Directives, and Durable Powers of Attorney. The project is staffed by attorneys from member organizations. If you would like more information about the seminar, contact Sharon Goldsmith at (412) 586-6101.

Sep 26: Working with Unaccompanied Minors: Confirmation of Custody and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:25am
Jewish Family & Children's Service is partnering with the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Immigration Law Clinic and Family Law Clinic to provide a CLE program entitled Working with Unaccompanied Minors: Confirmation of Custody and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Pro Bono Center of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation in the James Smith Boardroom of the Koppers Building, 4th floor, 436 Seventh Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. An increasing number of unaccompanied minors are being reunited with family members in the Pittsburgh area. These children are in need of pro bono representation to assist with proceedings in both family court and immigration court. This program is designed to train volunteer attorneys to assist these young people through the Confirmation of Custody process as a step towards eligibility for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Presenters include: Professor Harry Gruener, Esq., director of the University of Pittsburgh Family Law Clinic; and Professor Sheila Velez Martinez, Esq., director of the University of Pittsburgh Immigration Law Clinic. CLICK HERE to register. For more information, contact Jamie Englert at jenglert@jfcspgh.org or 412-904-5967.

Sep 19: Teach a Debtor to Fish

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:06am
Neighborhood Legal Services Association will be hosting a seminar entitled "Teach a Debtor to Fish" on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon. The event will be hosted by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C. in the Moses Hampton Room located in Oxford Centre, 20th floor, 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. CLE credits: 2.0 substantive PANELISTS: Honorable Jeffrey A. Deller Francis Corbett, Esquire Catherine Martin, Esquire Julia Zebley, Esquire No registration fee for attorneys who agree to volunteer for the new NLSA Do It Yourself Bankruptcy Clinic or for any active NLSA attorney volunteers.; $60 for non-volunteers; $30 for paralegals (no charge for paralegals who will be participating in pro bono assistance). If you would like more information about the seminar, contact Sharon Goldsmith at (412) 586-6101. More Information and Registration

Sep 26 - Sep 27: Wills for Heroes County Coordinator Training

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 9:52am
A special training session is scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27 in Hershey for lawyers who are interested in serving as county coordinators of Wills for Heroes events. A coordinator works with first responder organizations and other program volunteers to set up Wills for Heroes events in his or her county benefitting first responders and military veterans. See the online map showing the Pennsylvania counties that are in need of coordinators. Wills for Heroes is a free service that provides wills, living wills and financial powers of attorneys to veterans, first responders and their spouses/partners. At the conclusion of one-hour appointments with legal volunteers, veterans, first responders and their spouses/partners receive notarized legal documents. The PBA Young Lawyers Division adopted Wills for Heroes as one of its statewide public service projects in spring 2009. Since that time, more than 5,000 first responders and their spouses/partners have received free wills and estate planning documents. The county coordinator training will be held at The Hershey Company during the afternoon of Sept. 26 and attendees will participate in a Wills for Heroes Event in Hershey on Sept. 27. For more information about the training and Wills for Heroes session, contact the PBA's Maria Engles by phone, 800-932-0311, ext. 2223, and by email.

Oct 12: 5th Annual Justice For All 5K

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:06am
The 5th Annual Justice For All 5K, sponsored by Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, will be on October 12, 2014 in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Whether you're an experienced runner or a first-timer, the Justice For All 5K will be a great race for you. The course is scenic and fast, USATF-certified (#PA10012WB), and is sanctioned by USA Track & Field. Walkers, including people with strollers and pets, are invited to join in on the fun! Race Features The Justice For All 5K features an Individual Competition, a Team Competition, and a Law School Challenge in which teams from area law schools compete against one another. Awards will be given to overall winners, age group winners, teams, and law schools. Tees and Tech Shirts All participants will receive a short-sleeved cotton race T-shirt while supplies last. Tech shirt upgrades are available during online registration for an additional $10. Corporate team participants will automatically receive a tech shirt with their registrations. Law School Challenge The Justice For All 5K features a Law School Challenge with one team from each area school. Each school must have a minimum of 10 team members to be eligible to win. There is no upper limit on the number of participants from each school. There will be a prize for the fastest team based on each team’s ten fastest times: our very own Law School Challenge trophy. Law School Challenge participants will also be eligible to win individual awards. Team Competition Law firms, companies, and other organizations are encouraged to enter the Justice For All 5K as a team. Awards will be given to the three fastest teams based on each team’s average time. All team members will be eligible to win individual awards. Teams must include between 4-6 members. Team members will automatically receive a tech shirt with registration. The Cause All proceeds from the Justice For All 5K support Community Legal Services. Community Legal Services (CLS) was established by the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1966. Since then, CLS has provided legal services to more than one million low-income Philadelphia residents, representing them in individual cases and class actions, and advocating on their behalf for improved regulations and laws that affect low-income Philadelphians. As the city's largest provider of free legal services, CLS assists nearly 12,300 of Philadelphia’s poorest residents with their legal problems each year. Can't make it to run or walk? You can donate directly to Community Legal Services by visiting www.clsphila.org/donate. More Information

Oct 15: Innovations in Technology-Enabled Pro Bono

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:30am
The Legal Services National Technology Assistance Project, in conjunction with Pro Bono Net, is presenting a free webinar entitled Innovations in Technology-Enabled Pro Bono on October 15, 2014 at 1:00 PM Eastern. A reprise of a popular topic, this year examples of new innovations in technology to support pro bono will be presented in an Ignite-style format. The special pre-Celebrate Pro Bono Week webinar will cover various technologies in use by pro bono lawyers, as well as tips on how to make these technologies more effective and helpful for their pro bono programs. 1:00 PM Eastern; Noon, Central; 11:00 AM Mountain: 10:00 AM Pacific Register: The training will be held via join.me, so no pre-registration is required. Join the meeting: https://join.me/NTAPtraining Please enter your full name when prompted, followed by your organization information (i.e. Brian Rowe, Northwest Justice Project) Join the audio conference: No matter how you join the conference, everyone will be on the same audio call. By phone: Join the meeting, click on the phone icon and select "Join by phone." Dial the number and then the conference ID when prompted. By computer via internet: Join the meeting, click the phone icon and select 'Join by internet'. Click "Connect." For more information on how to use the join.me platform, please see these useful resources from LSNTAP. For questions about these trainings, please contact Brian Rowe of Northwest Justice Project at brianr@nwjustice.org or (206) 395-6094 or through LSNTAP.org chat. This training will be recorded for later posting on LSNTAP.org website and YouTube Channel. More Information from LSNTAP

Oct 23: First Judicial District Pro Bono Awards and Reception

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:54pm
First Judicial District will hold its annual pro bono awards ceremony on Thursday October 23, 2014 at Philadelphia City Hall at 4 p.m., followed by a reception.

Oct 22: “How to Handle a Child Abuse Case” Volunteer Training Workshop

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:44pm
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute, together with the Support Center for Child Advocates will be presenting a Volunteer Training Workshop entitled “How to Handle a Child Abuse Case” on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. at THE CLE CONFERENCE CENTER Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 1010 Philadelphia, PA 19107 The Support Center for Child Advocates provides legal assistance and social service advocacy to abused and neglected children in Philadelphia County. Child Advocates is one of the most successful volunteer models serving children in the country. Each pro bono attorney is teamed with a staff case handler and assigned one child or sibling group. The child advocate team conducts home visits, participates in service planning meetings and court hearings. All volunteers must attend this full-day training program, which includes presentations on the Juvenile Act, the Child Protective Services Law, the role of a child advocate in a criminal case, representing parents in Dependency proceedings, service planning, and the dynamics of child abuse. The training manual How to Handle A Child Abuse Case, with the latest Juvenile Act amendments and Juvenile Court rules, is provided to attendees. This course also provides certification for eligibility to receive court-appointed dependency cases. More Information and Registration

Oct 21: Corporate Pro Bono Day

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:27pm
Philadelphia VIP will hold Corporate Pro Bono Day on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1701 Market Street, Philadelphia. During Corporate Pro Bono Day VIP provides counsel to microenterprises, including retail stores, restaurants, and services for accounting, staffing, and childcare. In assisting small business owners, VIP is helping to strengthen neighborhoods, stimulate commerce, and bring business services directly to neighborhood residents in Philadelphia. This event is limited to Corporate Counsel. To register, visit www.phillyvip.org.