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Working with Pro Bono Clients CLE

Wednesday October 03

· 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

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Volunteer Profile

Learn about Christopher Mendez, a former Marine and a volunteer in the Microenterprise Project at Volunteers of Legal Service NY.  Our feature speaks of his pro bono journey through NY's 50 hour pro bono requirement, and an insight into the important work of his client, Community Health Worker Connections in the South Bronx. READ MORE

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