Transactional Attorneys and Pro Bono Asylum Work--A Better Match Than You Might Think
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
- American Bar Association Business Law Section
- Source: Pennsylvania
This article from Business Law Today, the American Bar Association Business Law Section's online resource, discusses how the unique skills developed by attorneys practicing in the transactional field that can be applied to pro bono work in asylum law.
Such skills can render a transactional attorney uniquely well-position to serve as an outstanding advocate for an asylum-seeker, for whom legal representation could mean the difference between being allowed to live safely in this country or being returned to the arms of persecutors.