LSC Pro Bono Innovation Fund: Meeting Challenges Through Creative Pro Bono Partnerships (Webcast)

  • Access to Justice

The Practising Law Institute is offering a One-Hour Briefing via webcast entitled LSC Pro Bono Innovation Fund: Meeting Challenges Through Creative Pro Bono Partnerships on December 17, 2019 from 1:00 PM-2:00 PM.

Register now to hear how four legal services organizations receiving Legal Services Corporation Pro Bono Innovation Grants plan to expand pro bono legal services for low-income clients, how their funded projects will address challenges in current pro bono delivery systems, and how to replicate similar solutions to meet the civil legal needs of low-income individuals in your communities.

Expert faculty will discuss:

  • Adam Heintz, Legal Services NYC:  Litigating housing conditions cases through an efficient “study group” model with law firms and corporations.
  • Maggie Niebler-Brown, Legal Action of Wisconsin:  Onsite pro bono at technical and community colleges to improve educational and employment outcomes for low-income students.
  • Peter Hoffman, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri:  Creating a community-driven pro bono ecosystem to address urban blight.
  • Tallulah Knopp, Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association:  Court-based pro bono collaboration with legal aid, the state attorney general, and community based organizations to promote economic fairness for low-income consumers and workers. 

Registration Fee: $25 per person

PLI Privileged Members attend this program at no cost.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    CLE for Pennsylvania
    1 Substantive PA CLE Credit

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

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