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Feb 25: Beyond Legal Services: Empowering Migrants as they Integrate

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:36am
The Immigration Advocates Network is offering a free webinar entitled Beyond Legal Services: Empowering Migrants as they Integrate on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Eastern. This webinar is designed to connect advocates to information and resources that address their clients’ needs beyond immigration legal assistance. It will introduce a new resource by the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, "First Steps: An LIRS Guide for Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Migrants released from Detention" and answer the following questions for migrants of various statuses: What are challenges immigrants face in accessing benefits and services? What are common pitfalls and dangers immigrants experience, and how can service providers help clients avoid these problems? Who is eligible for federal public benefits and health care benefits? What other resources are available to migrants as they integrate into the United States? How can advocates empower their clients to access their rights and benefits? The panelists are Angela Edman, Staff Attorney at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service; Avideh Moussavian, Economic Justice Policy Attorney at the National Immigration Law Center; and Liz Sweet, Director for Access to Justice at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. More Information and Registration

Mar 04: Outlook Training (Webinar)

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:52am
The Legal Services National Technology Assistance Project will be holding a free webinar training on Microsoft Outlook on March 4, 2015, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. The training will be presented by by Sandy Rylander of Rylander Consulting. Registration: The training will be held via join.me, so no pre-registration is required. Join the meetingseveral minutes before the appointed start time by going to https://join.me/NTAPtraining. Please enter your full name when prompted, followed by your organization information (i.e. Brian Rowe, Northwest Justice Project) For more information on how to use the join.me platform, please see these useful resource 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.orgs website and YouTube Channel.

Mar 16: Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals: Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 8:52am
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) will be presenting a program entitled Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals: Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies on March 16, 2015 from 12:00 pm - 4:15 pm Eastern. The program will be presented in-person at The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Bldg (now Macy's), 10th Floor, Ste. 1010, Philadelphia, PA. The program will also be presented live via simulcast at the following locations: Allentown: Bar Association of Lehigh County 1114 Walnut Street, Allentown, PA Doylestown: Bucks County Bar Association 135 East State Street, Doylestown, PA Mechanicsburg: PBI Conference Center 5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg, PA New Castle: Penn State Cooperative Ext. of Lawrence Co. Lawrence County Courthouse, 430 Court St., 3rd Fl., New Castle, PA Pittsburgh: PBI Professional Development Conference Center Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Ave., 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA Reading: Berks County Bar Association 544 Court Street, Reading, PA West Chester: Chester County Bar Association 15 W. Gay Street, West Chester, PA York: York College of Pennsylvania Grantley Hall, Lower Level, York, PA In addition to the live presentation and simulcasts there will be a Live Webcast of the program available for distance learning CLE credit. ?The program will will focus on language access in Pennsylvania courts and administrative agencies, including state and federal language access requirements, the mechanics of working with an interpreter in your office and/or during a legal proceeding, and the ethical issues to consider when working with interpreters and LEP individuals. The faculty for the program consists of outstanding attorneys and professionals, including individuals from the Administrative Office for Pennsylvania Courts and the U.S. Department of Justice, a Judge and Deputy Court Administrator from the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and attorneys from legal services organizations. Topics discussed during the presentation will include: Learn the impact of Recent Changes to Language Access Requirements including information on the implementation of the PA Court and Administrative Proceeding Interpreter Certification Law and regulations. Understand the Mechanics of Working with Interpreters Explore the Role of the Judge, Interpreter, Court Administrator, and Attorney Gain Practical Advice about Effectively Representing LEP Clients Art Read of Friends of Farmworkers, one of the Course Planners for the program stated, "Over the past year, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) has undertaken to require all judicial districts to fully implement the federal and state requirements for full access to all courts for LEP individuals including pro se litigants. This CLE seminar seeks to empower attorneys, paralegals, court administrators, judges, and court interpreters to each understand their roles in making those requirements a functioning reality." Four (4) CLE credits, one (1) of which may be applied toward Ethics are available to attendees of the program. Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course. PBI's Tuition Waiver Program for Legal Services Attorneys The Pennsylvania Bar Institute provides a complete waiver of tuition fees for the first 12 hours of CLE taken to satisfy the Pennsylvania mandatory CLE requirement in any calendar year for all attorneys employed on a full-time basis by Pennsylvania civil or criminal Section 501(c)(3) legal services or public interest organizations. For additional courses (over and above the first 12 hours), eligible attorneys may enroll at 50 percent of the highest member fee. This waiver applies only to attorneys in Section 501(c)(3) organizations that provide legal services at no or de minimus fee to individual members of the public. HOW TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM: To Register to Attend the Live Program in Philadelphia, or Simulcast Program at another location, you may: Call PBI Toll Free at 1-800-932-4637 and ask for our Customer Service Department. When registering, legal services attorneys should advise customer service of the legal services organization by which they are employed, and provide the promo code: legalserv2015; OR Complete and submit the registration form on the attached brochure by regular mail or fax. Legal services attorneys should identify the legal services organization by which they are employed and note the promo code legalserv2015 on the registration form. To Register to Attend a Live Webcast of the Program: On or after Monday, March 2, 2015, go on-line at www.PBI.org, create an account. Legal services attorneys should register using the promo code: legalserv2015. At the time of registration, please identify the legal services organization by which you are employed. The promo code is only valid for this course and should only be used by legal services attorneys eligible to attend under PBI's tuition waiver program. Attorneys who register for the program using the above promo code that are not employed by a PBI approved legal services organization will be billed for their attendance at the program. Paralegal, Court Administrator and Interpreter Discount Pennsylvania Bar Institute has also established a special rate of $29 for Paralegals, Court Administrators and Interpreters who register in advance for the CLE. Attorney and paralegals not affiliated with legal services organizations are also urged to attend this important program. Those advocates can register for the program either using the registration form on the attached brochure or online on the PBI website. If you have questions or problems registering online, please contact, Angela Edris at aedris@pbi.org or Evelyn Bupp ebupp@pbi.org. Program Brochure

Mar 10: Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology (Webinar)

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:08am
The TASA Group (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys), n conjunction with legal ethics expert Jennifer Ellis, is presenting a free webinar entitled Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. The program is being presented by Jennifer Ellis, who is an attorney with the firm of Lowenthal & Abrams where she practices legal malpractice and ethics. She also manages the firm’s online presence. Jennifer is a frequent author and speaker and is recognized nationally for her knowledge on legal ethics. She speaks and writes on issues including social media, legal ethics, and technology for law firms. Jennifer wrote the book, WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers and the chapter on social media for both the 2013 & 2014 American Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide. Jennifer also serves as a law practice management consultant, where she helps attorneys improve the efficiency of their practices and assists with websites on marketing. NOTE: NO CLE CREDIT is listed for this program. More Information and Registration

Mar 10: Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:08am
The TASA Group (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys), n conjunction with legal ethics expert Jennifer Ellis, is presenting a free webinar entitled Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. The program is being presented by Jennifer Ellis, who is an attorney with the firm of Lowenthal & Abrams where she practices legal malpractice and ethics. She also manages the firm’s online presence. Jennifer is a frequent author and speaker and is recognized nationally for her knowledge on legal ethics. She speaks and writes on issues including social media, legal ethics, and technology for law firms. Jennifer wrote the book, WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers and the chapter on social media for both the 2013 & 2014 American Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide. Jennifer also serves as a law practice management consultant, where she helps attorneys improve the efficiency of their practices and assists with websites on marketing. NOTE: NO CLE CREDIT is listed for this program. More Information and Registration

Mar 16: Pro Bono Ethics (Webinar)

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 8:37am
The National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) is presenting a one-hour webinar entitled Pro Bono Ethics on March 16, 2015 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern. Members of the NAPBPro Executive Committee are pleased to present this informative, one-hour lunchtime webinar on pro bono ethics ... the quandries we confront every day. NOTE: No CLE Credit is listed for this event Registration: NAPBPro Member – Free Non-Member – $20.00 (USD) New members are always welcome to join NAPBPro. The annual fee is only $45. Membership benefits and information on joining is available at http://www.napbpro.net/page-1828839. More Information and Registration

Feb 18: Confessions of a Life Hacker: Everyday Tricks, Shortcuts and Novelties to Improve Efficiency of the Pro Bono Professional

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 8:25am
The National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) is presenting a one-hour webinar entitled Confessions of a Life Hacker: Everyday Tricks, Shortcuts and Novelties to Improve Efficiency of the Pro Bono Professional on February 18, 2015 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern. Members of the NAPBPro Executive Committee are pleased to present this informative, one-hour lunchtime webinar and share their best "Life Hacks" gleaned from years working in the field. NOTE: NO CLE Credit is listed for this event Registration: NAPBPro Member – Free Non-Member – $20.00 (USD) New members are always welcome to join NAPBPro. The annual fee is only $45. Membership benefits and information on joining is available at http://www.napbpro.net/page-1828839. More Information and Registration

Feb 26: Legal Services Reception at the CCBL

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 8:29am
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN) is hosting a reception, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Office, being held on the evening prior to the start of the Conference of County Bar Leaders (CCBL), Thursday, February 26, 2015, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The law schools of the Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Law and Dickinson Law - are the lead sponsors for this year's event. The event will be held at the Lancaster Bar Association, 28 East Orange Street, Lancaster. This reception presents a special opportunity for County Bar Executive Directors and their County Bar Leaders to socialize and strategize with one another and with legal services and PBA representatives and to engage in informal discussions about the past, present and future of legal aid and pro bono in Pennsylvania. All attendees of the CCBL are invited to the reception. Registrations/RSVP should be made in advance, by February 18. For more information about the event please contact Joyce Tomasko at jtomasko@palegalaid.net.

Feb 18: NFPA Webinar: The Ethics of Pro Bono

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:55pm
The National Federation of Paralegal Associations will be holding a webinar entitled The Ethics of Pro Bono on February 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm Eastern. NFPA and its member associations have a strong record of providing pro bono and community service to local communities. So much so, that it is embodied in their Code of Ethics. While both endeavors serve the public good, their activities are very different. This webinar will provide attendees with: an understanding of the differences between pro bono and community service; the ethical foundations of performing pro bono and community service; general guidance on the ethics of participating in pro bono; and finally how to report your hours to NFPA. Whether you are a veteran of pro bono and community service or newly active, this CLE will provide you with additional practical and ethical insights. Note: this webinar does NOT carry NFPA Approval for CLE credit Member Cost $FREE! / Non-Member $10 More Information and Registration

Mar 31: Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Webcast)

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:58pm
The Practising Law Institute is offering a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 on March 31, 2015 at from 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern. With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence. Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand your organization’s footprint. We’ll discuss what tools are working for non-profits, how to develop your organization’s voice and content strategy, and how to establish and support a social media policy and management plan across your program. What You Will Learn Drawing on the latest research, trends and case studies of non-profits in the legal sector, we’ll explore how social media and networking tools can be used to grow your organization’s online presence, and in turn, attract more supporters and volunteers and reach more beneficiaries. By the end of this seminar attendees will be familiar with: Common social media tools and how to choose the right ones for your program How to develop an effective and sustainable content strategy Approaches to developing and honing your organization's "voice" How to engage with and respond to diverse constituencies online How to develop and maintain a social media policy and management plan Professional and ethical considerations for using social media How to define and measure your social media impact Who Should Attend The session is appropriate for executive directors, program administrators, pro bono managers, and communications and fundraising staff at non-profit and legal services organizations. We will draw on research and real-life examples from the public interest legal community as well as the non-profit sector at large. NOTE: This program is NOT APPROVED for Pennsylvania CLE Credit. More Information and Registration

Mar 31: Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:58pm
The Practising Law Institute is offering a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 on March 31, 2015 at from 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern. With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence. Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand your organization’s footprint. We’ll discuss what tools are working for non-profits, how to develop your organization’s voice and content strategy, and how to establish and support a social media policy and management plan across your program. What You Will Learn Drawing on the latest research, trends and case studies of non-profits in the legal sector, we’ll explore how social media and networking tools can be used to grow your organization’s online presence, and in turn, attract more supporters and volunteers and reach more beneficiaries. By the end of this seminar attendees will be familiar with: Common social media tools and how to choose the right ones for your program How to develop an effective and sustainable content strategy Approaches to developing and honing your organization's "voice" How to engage with and respond to diverse constituencies online How to develop and maintain a social media policy and management plan Professional and ethical considerations for using social media How to define and measure your social media impact Who Should Attend The session is appropriate for executive directors, program administrators, pro bono managers, and communications and fundraising staff at non-profit and legal services organizations. We will draw on research and real-life examples from the public interest legal community as well as the non-profit sector at large. NOTE: This program is NOT APPROVED for Pennsylvania CLE Credit. More Information and Registration

Mar 24: Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:40am
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. will hold the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards banquet on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Harrisburg Hilton, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Debra McCloskey Todd will be the featured speaker. The 2015 Excellence Awards will be presented to the individuals, groups, and/or organizations that have established excellence and diligence improving the availability and quality of civil legal services for low income people and victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania. The recipients of the 2015 Excellence Awards are: Carl W. Bailey, Linda A. Bergman, Carol Collington, Minta Livengood and Dorothy Young Executive Committee of the Coalition for Affordable Utility Service and Energy Efficiency in Pennsylvania (CAUSE-PA) Deborah L. Freedman, Esq. Deputy Director of Legal Practice, Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA Sharon Goldsmith Executive Secretary, Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Pittsburgh, PA The Honorable Alan D. Hertzberg Court of Common Pleas Judge of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA Jennifer L. Heverly, Esq. Attorney, North Penn Legal Services, Williamsport, PA Diana Ingersoll, Esq. Attorney, MidPenn Legal Services, Altoona, PA Michael Lee, Esq. Private Attorney Volunteer, Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, Philadelphia, PA Merck & Co., Inc. Pro Bono Program Kenneth C. Frazier, CEO; Bruce N. Kuhlik, General Counsel, Whitehouse Station, NJ Jonathan Pyle, Esq. Contract Performance Officer, Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Philadelphia, PA Lawrence A. Swanson Executive Director , ACTION-Housing, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA More Information Tickets and Sponsorship Information

Apr 22: Support Center for Child Advocates Annual Benefit Reception & Auction

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:11am
The Support Center for Child Advocates Annual Benefit Reception & Auction will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., (Distinguished Advocates presentation at 4:30 p.m.), at the Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia. This event will feature a cocktail reception, silent and live auction and will recognize Distinguished Advocates who are making a difference in the lives of children. Kenneth C. Frazier will receive the 2015 Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award for his commitment to the health and well-being of youth and his advocacy for access to justice through pro bono representation. The 2015 Distinguished Advocates are Alfred R. Fuscaldo, Gibbons P.C.; Jason T. LaRocco, Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C.; Daniel J. Luccaro, Cozen O'Connor; George D. Mosee, District Attorney's Office of Philadelphia; Charles Persing, Bederson, LLP; Lara Thane & Rae-Lynne Tuzzo, Adoptive Parents; Megan E. Watson, Berner Klaw & Watson, LLP; The Eddie Ohlbaum Distinguished Advocate for Children Award will be presented to Lawrence J. Beaser, Blank Rome, LLP. Individual tickets cost $125 each. For more information visit www.advokid.org.

Apr 22: How to Handle A Child Abuse Case (Philadelphia)

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:01am
The Support Center for Child Advocates will present a training workshop, How to Handle A Child Abuse Case, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (registration starts at 8:30 am), at The Pennsylvania Bar Institute, CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 1010, Philadelphia. The Support Center for Child Advocates (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 Child Advocates 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

Apr 20: An Evening with Sonia Nazario

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:51am
HIAS Pennsylvania will present An Evening with Sonia Nazario for HIAS Pennsylvania’s Golden Door Awards, celebrating the Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author of Enrique’s Journey, on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Westin Philadelphia, 99S. 17th Street, Philadelphia. This event will also honor: Hawa Salih Darfuri Human Rights Advocate Puentes De Salud Refugee Health Providers led by Drs. Steven Larson, Matthew O’Brien and Jack Ludmir Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, LLP Pro bono providers of legal representation to unaccompanied minors. More Information

Apr 09: Homeless Advocacy Project 25th Anniversary Annual Benefit

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:42am
The Homeless Advocacy Project will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Annual Benefit on Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Sofitel, 120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia. For more information please visit http://homelessadvocacyproject.org/annual-benefit.html.

Mar 13: Advanced Child Custody (Philadelphia)

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:21am
Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono legal services in Philadelphia, is sponsoring a free CLE training program for attorneys on the topic of Advanced Child Custody on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:15 pm at Fox Rothschild LLP, 2000 Market Street, 20th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103. This program will focus on how to handle a custody matter that is scheduled to appear before a Custody Master or a Judge in Philadelphia Family Court. Join this program to help in assisting to build and support strong, stable families in Philadelphia. Training materials and lunch will be provided. Training will be conducted by: Honorable Michael Fanning, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County Jacqueline Vergara, Esq. , Family Court Custody Master Julia Swain, Esq., Fox Rothschild LLP Michael L. Viola, Esq., Philadelphia VIP Each attorney who attends and accepts a VIP pro bono case within 6 months of the training will earn two free substantive CLE credits. Please visit https://phillyvip.org/content/training-registration-form to reserve your space. More Information

Feb 27: Landlord Tenant Law (Philadelphia)

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:08am
Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono legal services in Philadelphia, is sponsoring a free CLE training program for attorneys on the topic of Landlord Tenant Law on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:15 pm at Dechert LLP, Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808 This program will provide an overview of landlord tenant law as well as practical information for representing a client in a landlord tenant dispute in the Philadelphia courts. Training materials and lunch will be provided. Training will be conducted by: Ethan D. Fogel, Partner, Dechert LLP Kate Ericsson, Associate, Dechert LLP George D. Gould, Managing Attorney of Housing and Energy Units, Community Legal Services Linda Ware-Johnson, Senior Attorney in Housing Unit, Community Legal Services Each attorney who attends and accepts a VIP pro bono case within 6 months of the training will earn two free substantive CLE credits. Please visit https://phillyvip.org/content/training-registration-form to reserve your space. More Information

Apr 23: Dauphin County Bar Association Veterans Disability Referral Service Training

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 11:32am
The Dauphin County Bar Association (DCBA) will hold a training session for members free of charge to become certified to accept veterans’ disability appeals cases. The training will be held on April 23, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 5:30 p.m.at the DCBA, 213 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. Training will be provided by Professor Tom Reed and Jeremiah Underhill who oversees the DCBA program currently in place to assist local vets. Those who take advantage of this training and the accompanying CLE credits are required to take on one case in the following 12 months. In order to attend the training and be certified, please follow the instructions below. REMINDER for Anyone seeking to practice Veterans Law: They must get their Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Accreditation form at Accreditation - Office of General Counsel, http://www.va.gov/ogc/accreditation.asp, and have their accreditation notice back from the DVA before the CLE. The CLE is required pursuant to 38 C.F.R. § 14.629(b)(1)(iii) and (iv), (a qualifying CLE course must be approved for a minimum of 3 hours of CLE credit by any state bar association) The Practising Law Institute continues to offer this training online for free and will report the CLE credits to the PACLE for free. Anyone interested in attending this On-Demand training can get more information from the PLI website. Registration deadline for the DCBA Training: Monday, April 20, 2015 If you have any questions about the Dauphin County training, please contact Liz at the DCBA at (717) 232-7536 or liz@dcba-pa.org Online Event Signup Registration Flyer

Mar 05: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 (Webcast)

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 9:20am
The Practising Law Institute is offering a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 on March 5, 2015, at 12:00 pm Eastern. This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues. Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases! What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing Witness Declarations Crafting Complaints Who Should Attend All attorneys assisting pro bono clients through representation or in clinical settings, firm pro bono coordinators and partners, corporate law department pro bono managers, 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