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Working with Pro Bono Clients CLE

Wednesday October 03 , 2012

  • By: Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • Time: 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Hennepin County Bar Assocation
    MN Law Center, suite 390
    600 Nicollet Mall
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Contact:
    Heidi Huber
    Volunteer Lawyers Network
    612-752-6658
  • Website: www.volunteerlawyersnetwork.org
  • Source: Minnesota > ProJusticeMN.org

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:

  • LexisNexis
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