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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:

  • Intelliteach
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Volunteer Profile

Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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