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Working with Pro Bono Clients CLE

Wednesday November 07
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:

  • Practising Law Institute
Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Volunteer Profile

Yoana Rodriguez is a lawyer from Guatemala whose main interest lies with human rights, specifically with indigenous communities and women’s rights. Rodriguez volunteers regularly at The Advocates for Human Rights on their National Asylum Help Line, or Linea de Ayuda Nacional de Asilo. LEARN MORE

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