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In honor of National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Pro Bono Net has lined up a variety of guest bloggers from law firms, legal aid organizations and elsewhere to share their pro bono ideas and experiences. Check back each day between Oct. 24-28 for new posts, and visit the Celebrate Pro Bono site to learn how you can involved in events near you.

Oct 24 - Wendy Atrokhov, Public Service Counsel, Latham & Watkins  

Oct. 25 - Enduring Memories, Melissa Francis, Associate, Mayer Brown  

Oct. 25 - Smorgasbord or prix fixe? Tiela Chalmers, Legal services/pro bono consultant  

Oct. 26 - The Importance of Giving Back, Sarah Cave, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed  

Oct. 26 - The Feeling was Tremendous – Fabio Bertoni, VP/Deputy General Counsel, ALM  

Oct. 27 - Becoming una abogada - Laura Israel Sinrod, Associate, Fried, Frank  

Oct. 27 - Unsung Heroes of Pro Bono, Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Assn.  

Oct. 28 - An Essential Part of Any Legal Education, Pedro Bermeo, UVA Law  

Oct. 28 - Necessity is the Mother of Innovation, Tony Lu, Pro Bono Net  

Oct. 31 - Advancing Pro Bono in Europe, Atanas Politov, Director for Europe, PILnet  

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • ALM
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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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