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The Pro Bono and Community Service Committee of the Barristers Club presents
The Benefits of Pro Bono Practice

March 12, 2019: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H
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The Benefits of Pro Bono Practice: How Taking on Pro Bono Cases Can Advance Your Skills as a Lawyer

Speakers
Shawna Ballard
Partner, Reichman Jorgensen

Zeenat Hassan
AIDS Legal Referral Panel

Jay Hoon Lee
Pro Bono Manager & Supervising Attorney
Justice and Diversity Center

Kaveena Singh
East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

Moderator
Joachim Steinberg
Reichman Jorgensen

Interested in pro bono opportunities? Wondering why you should incorporate pro bono into your practice? Afraid that you don't know anything about the area of law? Come and join the Pro Bono and Community Service Committee for a panel discussion of the benefits of pro bono practice practical tips regarding pro bono case management, balancing pro bono cases with other professional responsibilities, and common ethical issues. Panelists include law firm and non-profit attorneys.

Topics
• Attorneys to provide practical tips regarding case management of pro bono cases, balancing pro bono cases with billable work and other professional responsibilities, and common ethical issues that come up in pro bono representation.
• Law firm attorneys to discuss the substantive areas of law in which they represent pro bono clients and how working on pro bono cases has improved their legal skills and advanced their careers.
• Non-profit organization representatives to discuss the array of substantive and practical opportunities available and how they support and depend upon pro bono attorneys.
• Attendees can learn how training and working with communities that depend on pro bono attorneys can fine tune their legal analysis.

Committee Chairs: Heather Webb, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass & Joachim Steinberg, Reichman Jorgensen

Location

BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Directions

Schedule

MCLE Registration: 4:30 p.m.
Program: 5:00-6:15 p.m.

Cost

BASF Student MemberComplimentary
Section Member$30.00
BASF Member$40.00
Government$40.00
Nonprofit$40.00
Non-Member$55.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: B191456

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