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Public Service for Experienced Attorneys: Finding and Making the Most of Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday June 05 , 2013

  • By: City Bar Justice Center's Public Service Network Committee, Attorney Emeritus Program and the Feerick Center for Social Justice, NYC Bar's Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee
  • Time: 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    New York City Bar Association
    42 West 44th Street
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Dana Alamia
    City Bar Justice Center

Many experienced lawyers well into their careers or in retirement seek to utilize their talents in public service, but how do you find the right fit? What's involved in the work and what support will you receive? Are there opportunities for limited compensation? A number of groups seeking experienced lawyers for pro bono or public service involvement will meet with interested lawyers after the program.

Speakers:
Henri Gueron, Volunteer Attorney: City Bar Justice Center's Refugee Assistance Project
Herbert Sue, Volunteer Attorney: Legal Aid Society
Mary Rosado, Volunteer Attorney: Friends of West 59th Street Recreation Center and Center for Constitutional Rights of Athletes
Ambika Panday, Volunteer Attorney: Court Appointed Special Advocates Junior Board, SelfHelp Virtual Senior Center

Moderator:
Fern Schair, Co-Chair, Attorney Emeritus Program Advisory Council; Advisory Board Chair, Feerick Center for Social Justice

Registration information
There is no fee for this program; however, registration is necessary. Please visit the registration page to reserve your seat. For more information, contact Dana Alamia at dalamia@nycbar.org or Ayanthi Gunawardana at agunawardana1@law.fordham.edu or 212-930-8872.

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