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Working with Pro Bono Clients CLE

Wednesday October 03
2012

Topics:
· Our (and their) economic situations
· Our (and their) experiences and assumptions around skills, priorities and
social conduct
· Suspending our (human) tendency to judge what is different
· Communicating more concretely and effectively
· Overcoming typical barriers to success


Presenter: Martha Delaney, Deputy Director of Volunteer Lawyers Network. Martha has been working with clients in poverty for almost 20 years. She co-authored the nationally-published article Working with Pro Bono Clients and ABA brochure that are distributed by pro bono programs around the country.


Cost: $5 for VLN/LegalCORPs volunteers, $50 for others

  • CLE Credit Comments: 1.5 Elimination of Bias Credit

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • www.serve-now.com
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Marc Borbely is a volunteer mentor with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center's Advocacy & Justice Clinic.  The Advocacy & Justice Clinic places more than 325 cases per year with volunteer attorneys for full representation in the areas of housing, family law, consumer law, and public benefits. READ MORE

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