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The Importance of Pro Bono in Your Practice

 
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Venue: Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $10.00
 
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With Legal Aid offices in Minnesota having to turn away two out of every three eligible clients due to a lack of resources, pro bono legal representation has never been more important in Minnesota. Fortunately, new technology has made it easier than ever to incorporate pro bono into your practice. Experienced panelists will review pro bono ethical rules, needs, trends and opportunities statewide;  discuss the difference a lawyer makes from a judge’s perspective; explain how pro bono helps young attorneys get ahead and how to fit it into your busy schedule.

The section membership will meet following the CLE at 5:30.

Presenters:
Steve Marchese | MSBA Pro Bono Development Director
Sue Pontinen | Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers Network
Sally Silk | Robins Kaplan
Judge LauraSue Schlatter | MN Office of Administrative Hearings

CLE Credits:
1.0 Ethics CLE credit approved | Event Code: 198487

Cost:
New Lawyers Section Members: Free

MSBA Members but not Section Members: $5.00
Non-MSBA Members: $10.00
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation:
Teleconferencing is available.

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To register by mail with a check, please use the registration form located here.

Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy

Questions? Contact: Molly Malone | 612-278-6376

 
No sessions have been associated with this event.